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4 September, 2014

Grilled Peach Melba [Recipe]

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I was excited to get peaches in my CSA so that I could make a classic recipe that brings back memories of my childhood. My family used to love making peach melba with vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce. Back then, we used canned peaches, but now adult-me knows there are more gourmet variations of fruit. One
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22 August, 2014

Turkey Collard Green Roll-ups [Recipe]

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I’m enjoying the challenge every week of trying to come up with new recipes that use my CSA items. I’ve been getting some repeat vegetables, which gives me even more opportunities to keep experimenting. This week the delivery had: Collard Greens Celery Eggplant Sweet Corn Red Tomatoes Heirloom Tomatoes Sweet Peppers Cucumbers Zucchini Missing! NY White
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7 August, 2014

[Recipe] Vegetarian Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

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Another week, another vegetable delivery from the country to the city. Last week we got: Chard Parsnips 8-Ball Zucchini Sweet Peppers & wax peppers Cucumbers & Lemon Cucumbers BiColor Sweet Corn Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes NY White Garlic Blackberries Sweet Basil And my prized item of this bunch was this monster: This massive zucchini is called
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5 July, 2014

Veggies Files + Chocolate Mojito [Recipe]

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I mentioned in an earlier post that I recently opted into a farm share, or CSA, program. I had a lot of lettuce to eat last week and a lot of garlic scape pesto to use up. In the last shipment, I got more lettuce and garlic scapes which means more new recipes to try!
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30 June, 2014

The Veggie Files: My First CSA

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This summer, I leaped into the trend of purchasing a “farm share” as part of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. I’ve been trying to eat more vegetables, and in the summer that should be easy. But unfortunately, now that I live in a city, buying fresh produce isn’t as easy as taking a drive
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4 May, 2014

Tres de Mayo – Ole! [Sangria and Margaritas]

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Last Saturday I had a “tres de mayo” party with some friends who came from out of town.  Of course I love an excuse to cook for a crowd, so I started bookmarking recipes with a “Mexican” theme.   My friend brought the taco dip, and for the rest of the meal, I wanted to
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