Category Archives: Recipes

Recipes for the foods we make.

Easy Peasy Apple Tart Tartin

Having ordered several pounds of apples a while back, we needed to get on using them!  My daughter and I were “inspired by” (her more polite term for bastardization) a larger tart, but we decided to make individual tarts that … Continue reading

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Hearty German Potato Soup (Crock Pot easy!)

I found a recipe last Fall in my Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook for German Potato Soup.  I was looking for a potato leek soup to use some aging leeks.  This recipe appealed to me because it had cabbage, which meant … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Box 11- More Asparagus (Let’s make microwave risotto)

This week we did not get a great deal of variety, but we made up for that with quantity. 5 more lbs of asparagus.  My daughter pointed out there are no huge stalks in this shipment.  Those big guys last … Continue reading

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Loving my Purple Sprouted Broccoli – 2 recipes today

Anne from Life in Mud Spattered Boots had said my purple sprouted broccoli would wilt quickly, so I have been using it every chance I get. It has a different flavor than regular broccoli, a bit sharper.  The stems are … Continue reading

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Breakfast Pizza with Eggs Sunny Side Up

Sometimes, ideas on how to use my vegetables come from strange places. I receive a catalog for skin care products (huh?) that has expanded to include a few food items, and it had this recipe for breakfast pizza that looked … Continue reading

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Bogus Hummus – no tahini

It has been several weeks since we received a shipment from the winter CSA.  Then I had to have surgery that has kept me down and drugged for the past two and a half weeks.  So I haven’t been involved … Continue reading

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Part II of This Perfect Meal – Lemon Glazed Carrots

I love those perfect looking little CSA carrots that absolutely have to be cooked and prepared whole.  Usually I roast them, but I found this recipe in  Vegetable Love, and wanted to try something new.  Boy am I glad I … Continue reading

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Part I of This Perfect Meal – Warm Lentil Salad

On a Saturday, I had time to cook a roast and rounded the meal out with lots of my CSA bounty.  My husband said not only was this a very good dinner, but he had rarely had a meal that … Continue reading

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Quick Weekday dinner with Winter Squash Jam

I went back and read Farmer Al’s explanation about the squash chunks.  I thought he said they were galeaux d’eysines (Deleted the darn e-mail already.  Harumph!), but my chunks don’t really look like the photos I found of that type … Continue reading

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Sage Asiago Popovers

We love popovers at our house, and have an old, perfectly cured, cast iron popover pan to bake them in.  I have made sage popovers before and the extra flavor is exciting, so this time I decided to add a … Continue reading

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