Author: Danielle Levitt

Braised and Glazed Butternut Squash

Braised and Glazed Butternut Squash

This recipe is taken from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything.  Once you peel and cut the squash, you braise it in a small amount of liquid, then boil off the remaining moisture to...

Spiced Squash Cookies

Spiced Squash Cookies

From an old, Edible Vermont (2009) magazine, Winter issue, these spiced cookies are cake-like in texture and so welcoming on a cold, wintry day with a hot cup of tea (or cocoa).  Roast and...

Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin

Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin

This recipe from The New York Times is a hearty, rustic dish of fork-tender potatoes, Swiss chard and bubbling Gruyère that can move easily from a satellite role to the centerpiece of a vegetarian...

Potatoes

Potatoes

You may have noticed that the potatoes we get have had different hues of flesh.  Potatoes actually come in a rainbow of colors, from yellow “Yukon Gold” to “Purple Peruvian”. Potatoes technically are not...

Soft-Cooked Summer Squash With Onion

Soft-Cooked Summer Squash With Onion

From the Washington Post, here’s a delicious summer squash and onion dish. The variety to use here is the pale yellow crookneck squash, but yellow zucchini (or a mix of green and yellow zucchini)...

Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

If you’re tired of traditional succotash, try this recipe from the “Simply Organic” by Jesse Ziff Cool.  It deviates from the classic style of succotash by substituting green beans for lima beans, and adding...

Sautéed Greens with White Beans and Garlic

Sautéed Greens with White Beans and Garlic

This recipe from Whole Foods can be made with a mix of greens, such as spinach, mustard greens, curly endive (frisée), escarole, kale, or broccoli raab.  The recipe as presented serves 6 to 8.

Lettuce

Lettuce

It is true, eating all that salad is good for you!  While the nutritional value of lettuce varies with the variety, the following excerpt from the University of Illinois website sets the record straight:...

Stir-Fried Garlic Lettuce

Stir-Fried Garlic Lettuce

Here’s an easy recipe that’s great if you have a head of lettuce that you have to use right away.  Even if you don’t, it’s still a delicious side dish to any Asian meal....