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Cold Cucumber Cream Soup

Cold Cucumber Cream Soup

A quick and refreshing cold soup that can be prepared ahead of time for those warm, muggy evenings; if you are out of cilantro already, dill works just as well.  Serves 4. (more…)

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) will also be fine. Small to medium-size squash work best.  Because they typically contain less water and fewer seeds, they will contribute more flavor and texture to the dish. Serves 4.
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Stir Fry Chicken and Tatsoi

Stir Fry Chicken and Tatsoi

Stir fries are a simple and tasty way to put your CSA share vegetables to good use.  This stir fry recipe uses tatsoi and peas, but you can substitute any other vegetable.  Use your imagination! (more…)

Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes

For those of you familiar with the CSA, these curly beauties are a welcome friend.  For those new to the CSA experience, this may be one of your first “experimental” vegetables.

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Homemade Falafel

Homemade Falafel

You can create excellent baked or pan-fried falafel using canned chickpeas, but if you want to make the universally loved deep-fried variety, you’ll need to use dried chickpeas, which you soak overnight in water before blitzing with the other ingredients. Dried chickpeas, even when partially hydrated through soaking, are drier and starchier than the canned variety, yielding a batter that will stick together and not disintegrate when deep-fried. This recipe comes from Delish.com and uses many of our veggies and herbs to create!

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Crunch Salad

Crunch Salad

Every ingredient has been chosen to amplify texture while also adding bold flavors. Included are green apple, roasted peanuts, and cabbage, but go ahead and add any ingredient with crunch. Recipe found on Delish.com

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Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Basil

Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Basil

Here’s another great spaghetti squash recipe from steamykitchen.com.  If you’re only feeding 4-6 people, I suggest cooking the spaghetti squash whole, then only using half of the squash when you’re ready to sauté with the tomatoes.  I like my spaghetti squash not too hard, not too soft. It shouldn’t be mushy, you should be able to still separate the strands of squash.  Serves 8-10. (more…)