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Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The tomato, like the eggplant, is a member of the Solanaceae, or Nightshade family.  Tomatoes are native to western South America, but were cultivated in Mexico by Mexican Indians, who were intrigued by its...

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

This Stuffed Tomatoes recipe comes from New York Times Magazine’s: The Proper Ways to Treat an Heirloom (August 5, 2011).

South Beach Diet Gazpacho

South Beach Diet Gazpacho

Gazpacho is simple and refreshing soup usually served cold.  And it uses all of the vegetables that we typically get in our summer CSA shares.  This Gazpacho recipe comes from the South Beach Diet, and can...

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

This recipe from Gourmet Magazine (via epicurious.com)  is a great way to put your summer CSA shares to use.  You can even use stock or bullion to kick up the taste.  Serves 6 –...

Wheatberry Salad with Grilled Vegetables

Wheatberry Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Whether you are hosting a 4th of July party, or just like grilled vegetables, this recipe from the Jenessa’s Dinners blog has you covered.  You can even prepare the wheatberries the night before to save time.  This...

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Vegetable Lentil Soup

This recipe is from Gourmet magazine and can be found on epicurious.com.  It requires lots of chopping, but is relatively easy. I generally double the recipe when I make it, because it goes very...

Grilled Eggplant Salad

Grilled Eggplant Salad

Here is a deeply flavored salad that can be prepared entirely outdoors, keeping the heat out of the kitchen.  This eggplant salad recipe comes from Melissa Clark of the New York Times.  It is fairly...

Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a traditional French stewed vegetable dish originating in Nice, but popular among the entire Mediterranean coast.  Mid-summer CSA shares will provide all you need for this delicious classic.  Serves 4-6.

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Summer in a bowl: salty and sweet, with a hint of acidity. Make it with the best tomatoes you can find, a cold watermelon, less dressing than you would think and, if you can...

Summer Vegetable Bread Pudding

Summer Vegetable Bread Pudding

Bread pudding isn’t just for dessert – you can make a savory bread pudding with your summer veggie and egg shares.  Feel free to substitute other ingredients, herbs, or cheeses, depending on what you...