Author: Danielle Levitt

Rainbow Carrots

Rainbow Carrots

Did you know that carrots are not originally orange?  That’s right.  The original carrot, which dates back more than 4.000 years to Afghanistan, was purple.  The orange carrot didn’t come into being until about...

Pan Fried Smashed Potatoes

Pan Fried Smashed Potatoes

A simple, quick recipe from Gourmet magazine’s March 2009 issue.  These are everything potatoes should be: crisp-skinned yet pillowy, sprinkled with a generous amount of salty parmesan.  They require no laborious peeling and are...

Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Purée

Found in Rani Sidhu’s Menus and Memories from Punjab cookbook, this is a classic recipe for Baingan Bharta, a roasted eggplant purée.  The word ‘Bharta’ (pronounced BHURR-taah) refers to dishes in which the ingredients...

Pasta with Broccoli and Garlic

Pasta with Broccoli and Garlic

This southern Italian dish works great as a side dish or vegetarian main entrée.  You can double or half the recipe if we receive more or less broccoli in any given week.  Recipe adapted...

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is neither a root nor a leafy vegetable but a swollen stem (a member of the cabbage family) that grows perched on top of the ground.  This versatile veggie is underutilized in the...

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Parmesan Veggie Toss

Try this with any of your favorite veggies!  Keep them raw or lightly steam them for a softer bite.

Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Lettuce

Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Lettuce

This recipe appeared in the New York Times by one of our favorite chefs, Mark Bittman. The recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes; be mindful not to overcook the lettuce so that...

Chicken and Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Chicken and Bok Choy Stir Fry

This recipe uses many of the vegetables we will be getting this week!  Stir frying is a versatile way to put your CSA veggies to good use.  You can really substitute almost any other...