Archive | CSA Cooks

A website compiling some great recipes using the wonderful veggies grown by The Sharing Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). These articles provide cooking inspiration to those who have so boldly made the commitment to eat local, in season produce.

CSA Box #10 – Fall Has Arrived

Quite abruptly, fall has arrived, as evidenced by lots of leaves turning (on the vegetables as well as the trees), and the heavier dew in the mornings.  The basil in the greenhouse is on its last legs.  We just received our final delivery of compost for the season, which we’ll use on the beds when […]

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Kareno’s Pesto Recipe

2 cups of loosely packed Arugula 1/2 to 2 cloves of garlic, crushed (or you can also use 3-4 garlic scapes here) 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated parmesan or nutritional yeast 2 tbsp pine nuts, sunflower seeds, hemp, walnuts, (your choice) lightly toasted in skillet 1 tsp sea salt (to taste) Combine arugula, […]

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Asmena’s Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

My mother in law, Asmena is an amazing cook and I have been very fortunate to have her staying with us for the summer.  We grew zucchini this year and she has come up with a most delicious use for the blossoms! Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms 8 zucchini blossoms cut when in full bloom 1/4 cup […]

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Michelle’s Tomatillo Salsa

Since we had Tomatillo’s in our box… I am reposting one of Michelle’s recipes from her blog mintgreenapron.com .. check out Michelle’s great site for many delicious recipes! Michelle’s Tomatillo Salsa I used fresh, pungent garlic from the garden so I used only one clove. Use two cloves if your garlic is medium-sized and from the grocery […]

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Anna’s Fresh Basil Recipes

Anna Sano sent in these recipes…. ENJOY! instead of “what to do with all this kale”…. I’m doing “what to do with all this basil” !!! Italian Pea and Basil Soup – from the cook book “Complete Vegetarian”by consultant editor Nicola Graimes Ingredients 5 tablespoons of olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 1 celery rib, […]

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What to do with all this KALE?

So I am getting Kale from the CSA in addition to having a bounty of Kale from my own garden…  So what do to with all this delicious kale? I found a couple of recipes online to inspire me such as Autumn Greens and Spaghetti Pie http://www.organicvalley.coop/recipes/show/autumn-greens-and-spaghetti-pie/ And Green Cakes http://www.organicvalley.coop/recipes/show/green-cakes/ Well I still haven’t […]

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Aloo Gobi (Potato Cauliflower Curry)

Inspired by the wonderful new potatoes I received this week from the CSA and some onions, baby cauliflower and sweet peas I picked up at GJ Farms down the road from me (on No. 4 Road south of Steveston Hwy in Richmond), I decided to make one of my favourite curries.  It was a hectic […]

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MICHELLE’S -RED CURRANT FOOL

Here is a recipe from Michelle that she sent in: Made a recipe with the red currants today- about 3/4 cup whipping cream (whipped), 1/2 cup greek yogurt and a little sugar to taste blended with 1 cup pureed berries and then served with a few on top. Yum! Check out her blog at: www.mintgreenapron.com

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