Category Archives: Onions and Leeks

Potato Leek Soup

This is an update of a very old post. Potato leek soup is one of my favorite Fall and Winter meals. It is simple to make and completely adaptable to add any vegetables, cheeses, herbs or proteins you have or … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, Onions and Leeks, Potatoes, Recipes | Comments Off on Potato Leek Soup

How to Clean and Prepare Leeks

I love leeks. I always grow lots of leeks, scallions and chives because I prefer them to white or yellow onions. You will have leeks as a choice this week in your CSA share. I hope you try them. Onions … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, Onions and Leeks, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | Comments Off on How to Clean and Prepare Leeks

Grilled Onions and Grilled Onion Dip

Ahhh, the humble onion. Amy reminded me the other day just how delicious and versatile grilled onions are. They complement any grilled dish and really round out a meal. Plus they are dead easy to make. Just a little oil … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Onions and Leeks, Recipes | Comments Off on Grilled Onions and Grilled Onion Dip

Spinach and Onion Strata

This is an easy go-to, adaptable, make ahead meal. Use any greens or alliums you have, use a lot or a little.  Use up any bits of cheese or meat or vegetables you have in the refrigerator, anything you have … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Eggs, Onions and Leeks, Recipes, Spinach | Comments Off on Spinach and Onion Strata

Onions-Different Types for Different Uses

White Yellow Red-what’s the difference? Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Onions and Leeks, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | Comments Off on Onions-Different Types for Different Uses

Quick Pickled Onions and Pickled Onion Potato Salad

We have a bumper crop of onions at the Farm this year. Let’s use some of them up and make a quick refrigerator pickle. This is a super simple pickle to make with only a few ingredients. A lot of … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Onions and Leeks, Potatoes, Recipes, Salads-Spring-Summer | Comments Off on Quick Pickled Onions and Pickled Onion Potato Salad

Grilled Walking Onions

Welcome New CSA members, and welcome back to the returning members. For the new members let me introduce myself. My name is Mo McKenna. I write this weekly food blog for Red Wagon Farm. I try to give you ideas … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Onions and Leeks, Recipes | 1 Comment

About Edamame and Shallots

This week you will be getting edamame and shallots in your CSA share. The word edamame means ‘on the bush’ or ‘twig plant’ according to different sources. It’s called that because when you get edamame fresh, that’s what you get. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Onions and Leeks, Recipes | Comments Off on About Edamame and Shallots

Onion Relish and Grilled Zucchini Steaks

This idea has been rumbling around in my head since the Farm Tour last month. I was talking about food, which is pretty much all I talk about, and I said something about grilling vegetables. The person I was talking … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Onions and Leeks, Recipes | 2 Comments

Walking Onions and Green Garlic

This week you will be getting Egyptian walking onions and green garlic as part of your CSA share. They look similar don’t they? The green garlic is on the right and the walking onions are on the left. The green … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Garlic, Onions and Leeks, Recipes | 2 Comments