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Recipes

Summer tomato sauce
-contributed by CSA member Kristine Moser     My kids have me make the following recipe, which I have adapted from something I found in the New York Times a while ago, every week when the tomatoes in our farm share reach their peak! Th

Fresh Tomato Soup, with variations
2 tbsp. olive oil 1 med. onion, chopped 3-4 lbs ripe tomatoes (6-8 large or 12-16 small/med.) chopped 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper Optional additions: 1-2 cups chicken or veg. broth, chopped garlic, fresh basil, 1 cup cream, 1 finely

Zucchini, Greens & Beans Burritos with Homemade Tortillas
My kids will eat lots of veggies when wrapped up in a burrito that they may otherwise scoff at: beet greens, chard, and kale included. So we make burritos about once a week. And the homemade tortillas are fun to make if you have extra time, but store

Zucchini/Eggplant Skillet
Great one-pot dish for a hot summer night. Light, easy, and delicious! 1 - 2 zucchini/summer squash, cubed* 1-2 eggplant, cubed* 2-3 ripe tomatoes, chopped,  or 1 can roasted or whole or diced tomatoes 1-2 cloves garlic, minced mozzarella,

Zucchini Brownies
We love these easy zucchini brownies! More like a fudgy chocolate cake than a brownie, but it uses 3 cups shredded zucchini - a great excuse to make a chocolate treat! *Adapted from Simply In Season 1 c. all-purpose or Jovial Einkorn flour 3/4 c.
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Cucumbers in Dill Cream
1 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill 2 tbsp. cider vinegar 1 tsp salt 2 medium sliced onions 1 lb thinly sliced cucumbers (2-3) Mix sour cream with all but 1 tablespoon dill, vinegar and salt in small bowl.  Make 3-4 layers
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Heidi's 24 hour refrigerator pickles
Use approximately 1 ¼ small to medium cucumbers for one pint. This recipe makes enough liquid for one pint.       1 c. cider vinegar   1/2 -1 c. sugar (use less for tart pickles, more for sweet pickles)   1/8 t
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Lime Ginger Slaw
Had a tasty slaw at a restaurant. Tried to re-create it here. Delicious - a tasty twist on traditional slaw! Ingredients 1 head Napa cabbage, thinly sliced OR 1 head green cabbage, shredded 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbs lime juice 2 tbs olive oil 1

Mixed Vegetable Grill
3-4 turnips, sliced 1 head broccoli, separated into florets 1 zucchini and/or 1 summer squash 4 garlic scapes, whole   Combine 2 T. olive oil, 1 T. balsamic vinegar, and 2 tsp. soy sauce in a large shallow bowl or pan. Add veggies and toss

Lettuce storage tips and recipes
Romaine lettuce and leaf lettuce should be washed and dried before storing in the refrigerator to remove their excess moisture, while Boston lettuce (aka buttercrunch) need not be washed before storing. A salad spinner can be very helpful in the dryi

Kale storage tips and recipes
Kale should be stored in the coldest part of the refrigerator and is best used within 2-3 days. Wrap kale in damp towel or place in plastic bag to retain moisture. To prepare kale, fold the leaf in half along the stem and cut out the stem (which

Pickled Garlic Scapes
Pickled Garlic Scapes                1 cup vinegar                 1/2 cup water    

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps
2 medium zucchini1 Tablespoon of olive oil¼ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, (3/4 – ounce)¼ cup plain dried bread crumbs1/8 teaspoon saltFreshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking
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Easy breezy Broccoli quiche
*Adapted from Wholesome Home Cooking, a compilation of nutrient-dense recipes from Lancaster County 2 T. butter 1 medium onion, chopped 2 c. bread cubes 2 c. chopped broccoli 4 eggs 1 c. milk 1 c. grated cheese, such as cheddar, colby, et
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Garlic, Green Garlic, and Garlic Scapes
Garlic, Green Garlic, and Garlic ScapesGarlic needs to be stored in a cool place away from direct sunlight. Garlic also needs to "breathe" and allowing the correct air circulation will extend its shelf life. An excellent way to store garlic is in a s

Creamy Napa Cabbage Slaw
I based this recipe on my mom's old-fashioned PA dutch Creamed Cabbage, a perennial favorite. It is very light and refreshing! 1/2 head Napa Cabbage, very thinly sliced (Not grated!) 2 T. mayonaise 1-2 T. cider vinegar 1 T. sugar (or 2 T. if you

Kale and Pasta
You can chop kale and add to almost anything without really changing the taste. Here is an example of how you can use it in a pasta dish but you can actually add it to any pasta dish you already make, including mac and cheese. It will make the pasta
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Cream of Greens Soup
This is a great recipe for spring or fall, and can be adapted to use whatever greens and roots you have from your share. 4 cups washed, stemmed, chopped greens (kale, spinach, Asian spinach, turnips greens, bok choy, etc.) 3 large or 5 small turnip

Restaurant Style Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Ingredients1 1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 8 small), quartered, skin left on1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese1/4 cup unsalted butter, cu
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Squash rolls
2 cups cooked, pureed winter squash* 1 cup milk 1/3 cup sugar 3 tbsp. butter or veg.oil 2 tsp. salt Combine in a saucepan and heat slowly until woarm, stirring to blend. Or warm in microwave. 1 cup unbleached bread flour 1 c. whole wheat or sp

Fried Green Tomatoes
Ingredients 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 medium-size green tomatoes, cut in
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Easy Radish Salad
1 bunch radishes, scrubbed and thinly sliced 2 T. red wine vinegar 2 T. sugar Mix vinegar and sugar in small serving bowl. Add thinly sliced radishes and toss to coat. Chill in the fridge for up to an hour. (If not possible, add a few ice cubes) T
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Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes Yield: 4 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons olive oil
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Sesame Kale Salad
1 bunch Kale2 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (crush these into a powder if desired)1 clove garlic, minced2 teaspoons honey1 tablespoon apple cider vinegarblack ground pepper to taste Separate k
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