Category: Recipies

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto


1 cup garlic scapes (about 8 or 9 scapes), top flowery part removed, cut into ¼-inch slices
1/3 cup walnuts
¾ cup olive oil
¼-½ cup grated parmesan
½ teaspoon salt black pepper to taste (more…)

Stewed Escarole with Feta

Stewed Escarole with Feta

Besides using escarole in soups, this is one of my favorite recipes for this veggie. We presented it a few years ago in one of our CSA Newsletter and it got good reviews so if you are a new, or even a more “seasoned,” member, give it a try. I hope you will like it, too. The recipe serves about 6 as a side but I use it often over whole wheat pasta as our main dish. (more…)

Carrot Cake

Great Grandma’s Sheep-Wagon Carrot Cake

If you find yourself with extra carrot culls, try Great Grandma’s Sheep-Wagon Carrot Cake (found at  My recipe is more than 30 years old and was given me by my sister-in-law. I googled the name on an off chance and there it was, almost identical.  I always used a bit less sugar, and maybe a touch more butter but it makes great muffins too (just shorten baking time).  The cake doesn’t need a frosting, but if you like frosting you can add this one from (more…)

Cole Slaw

Freezer Cole Slaw

Did you know that you could freeze cole slaw?  Making this recipe is a great way to use up extra cabbage, peppers, and carrots.  When sealed in freezer bags, it will last for months and can be thawed out whenever you need it.  Makes 2 quarts. (more…)