Monthly Archives: September 2012

Roasted Bell Peppers

I had a collection of multi-colored bell peppers gathering from 2-3 weeks of CSA boxes.I had been planning to pickle them, but tonight decided roasting would be way easier. Thumbing through a new cookbook, called Vegetable Love, by Barbara Kafka, … Continue reading

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Homemade stewed tomatoes and spaghetti with meat sauce (ALL homemade)

I have built up quite a stockpile of tomatoes over the past few weeks, between the CSA tomatoes and the volunteers.  With the volunteers I had made tomato sauce, but my daughter mentioned in passing while we made pizza, that … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Kiran's Cooking Club:
Without overstating it, I think there is something a bit regal about an aubergine. The deeply rich shade of purple; it reminds me of the most glorious Royal Robe. The kind with the…

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Week 22 and Pizza

This week, my box had a melon, peaches, cucumbers, onions, turnips, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and swiss chard.  From the share box, I grabbed onions and an extra bundle of turnips.  With the turnip greens, in addition to the chard and … Continue reading

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Leftover Soup (slow cooker)

I had leftover London broil, and bitter kale.  We had biscuits from a weekend breakfast, so soup was on the menu! I chopped bacon and onion and put that in the crock pot on high, until the bacon was sizzling … Continue reading

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Baba ghanoush

I finally made baba ghanoush with my eggplant.  We love our eggplant parmesan, but it was time to try something different. I had tried making baba ghanoush years ago, and recall being disappointed at the lack of smoky flavor.  So … Continue reading

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Skillet Apple Crisp

I had built up quite a back log of apples, even though I have been steadily using them for dried fruit, savory apples, and serving them sliced with peanut butter as snacks. One of our favorite apple dishes is apple … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides @ Recipes Happen

Bonnie at Recipes Happen  has started Saturday Upsides: A weekly opportunity to find the good in something that we maybe didn’t think was so good at first glance.  Ever since she started Saturday Upsides, I’ve wanted to participate, but haven’t … Continue reading

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All Afternoon Tomato Sauce

I’ve been getting pretty good at a quick, weeknight evening tomato sauce, but I have really been wanting to make a thick, slow cooking sauce that simmers and has a deeper richer flavor.  Today was my day.   While I … Continue reading

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Week 21 – Some hits (savory apples and chicken) and one miss already

This week we had a yellow skinned watermelon, with red flesh, a cantaloupe, corn, red radishes, tomatoes, apples, eggplant, potatoes, bell peppers and kale. I took an extra eggplant and some apples from the share box.  I am going to … Continue reading

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