Category Archives: Miscellany

Vegan Cashew Aioli/Cream Sauce

Wyatt and I were talking about cashew aioli and cashew sauce the other day so I thought I would post a basic recipe for it. You can start with this recipe and add herbs or spices. Substitute different oils for … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Miscellany, Recipes

CSA Chili

Mark your calendars for October 5th for Red Wagon Farm’s annual End of Season Harvest Celebration. It’s always a great time to gather and celebrate the end of the year together. Every year I make a vegetarian chili using vegetables … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Miscellany, Recipes | 2 Comments

CSA Vegetable Stock

People often ask me if they can use the tops or peels of vegetables. The answer is almost always YES! When you are in a CSA once a week you are inundated with vegetables, making stock is a great way … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Miscellany, Recipes, Soups

Celery Storage and Ideas

Either you love it or you hate it. Honestly, I don’t get what isn’t to like. I understand why someone might not like arugula. I sort of get why raw kale salad might take some getting used to. But when … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Vegetable Frittata

Look at some of the lovely vegetables we get this week. I grilled the zucchini and onions for dinner last night. The broccoli raab too. I often cook a large portion of my CSA share early in the week, for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Eggs, Miscellany, Recipes

Braising Mix aka Spicy Salad Mix

I got an email asking for ideas on how to use the braising mix you got last week in your CSA share. We get this question a lot so let’s try to demystify this offering. To start with the name … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Miscellany, Recipes, Salads

Grilled Vegetable Lasagna

One of the challenges of being in a CSA is using the combination of vegetables you are given in a certain week. You need to think outside of the ‘recipe box’ to use what you are given and not shop … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Miscellany, Recipes | 2 Comments

Summer Vegetable Caponata

Submitted by Jessica Hersh 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbs brown sugar 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 3 lbs summer vegetables (eggplant, zucchini, peppers, yellow squash, green beans) 1 medium or 2 small onions 3-5 cloves of garlic 1 … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Miscellany, Recipes


This week I thought I would share some of my favorite go-to recipes with you. First is moussaka, or my take on a moussaka-like dish using what I have on hand. 2 globe/Italian eggplants, unpeeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Eggplant, Miscellany, Recipes, Tomatoes

Vegetable Cake

(liberally adapted from several different recipes online) 2 to 3 cups chopped vegetables of any kind 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons finely chopped herbs (I used rosemary and sage) 8 eggs 1 handful basil, chopped  1 1/2 cups flour … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Eggs, Miscellany, Recipes