Westfield Area CSA Blog

Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

This recipe, from Bon Appétit Magazine is a perfect way to use your fall root vegetables (feel free to substitute), and would make a great Thanksgiving dish.  Serves 8. The key to gratins is...

Autumn Harvest Soup

Autumn Harvest Soup

Here’s an easy recipe found on mercola.com for a sweet soup made with your extra squash and rutabagas.  Try it out!

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 12, 2015

Hello Folks! As we head into the final weeks of the season we are becoming more dependent on roots and tubers to fill your basket. This week we will have carrots again, as well...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 5, 2015

Hi Everyone, we had about 2 inches of much needed rain this past Wednesday. Although heavy at times it came over an extended period and so was mostly able to be soaked up by...

Radicchio

Radicchio

Radicchio, along with Belgian and curly endive, frisée, and escarole, are members of the leafy chicory family. Radicchio is characterized by variegated purplish-red leaves that can be a touch bitter and spicy, which is...

Parsnips

Parsnips

The parsnip is a root vegetable related to the carrot, but white or cream colored and sweeter. Up until the potato arrived from the New World, its place in dishes was occupied by the...

Parsnip and Carrot Dice

Parsnip and Carrot Dice

A recipe from a Gourmet Magazine cookbook, via food.com.  This is a very pretty, as well as tasty side dish for any small gathering.  Serves 6.

Radicchio Gratin

Radicchio Gratin 

This recipe from the Stephen Cooks food blog demonstrates a deliciously simple way to use radicchio – broil it in the oven until it just starts to brown, then add cheese.  Try this recipe with different kinds of...

Braised Squash

Braised Mélange of Winter Squash

We usually roast winter squash, but you can braise your winter squash instead if you are willing to trade more prep time for less cook time.  Braised or simmered squash cooks in just a...