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Becky's Rhubarb Crisp
Becky's family loved to eat rhubarb peeled, raw, dipped in sugar Becky’s Rhubarb Crisp: Blend 1/2 c. sugar + 1/2 c. butter + 2 eggs + 1/2 t. vanilla. Mix in 2 c. toast cubes (stale bread etc. works too) + 4 c. cereal flakes. Spread 1/2 this m
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Aunt Esther's Rhubarb Cake
1/2 c. butter  1 1/2 c. white sugar  1 egg 1 c. buttermilk  1 t. vanilla 1/2 t. salt  1 t. cinnamon  1 t. soda  2 c. flour  2 c. rhubarb (finely cut) TOPPING: 1/2 c. white sugar Chopped nuts   Pre
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Spring Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Recipe adapted from Chef Sven Mede managing Chef at Catch Serves 6 Ingredients for the Salad: 1 bunch Red Frill Mustard 1 bunch Purple Mizuna 6 oz Arugula 4 oz Miners lettuce 2 each Green asparagus, washed and 2″ ends cut off¨
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Shaved Asparagus
Recipe from Marthat StewartHere's a new way to savor asparagus, which is at its peak right now: Shave it intoribbons for a delicious dish without turning on the stove. Snap off the ends of thespears. Then use a vegetable peeler to make the thin strip

Roasted Asparagus
1 lb. asparagus, cleaned and trimmed 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and fresh-ground pepper to taste   (1) Preheat oven to 425 degrees. (2) Toss asparagus in olive oil. (3) Place spears in even layer on oiled cookie sheet. Season wit
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Grilled Asparagus
1 lb. asparagus 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed Salt and pepper Juice from half to 1 lemon or lime   Heat grill. Whisk together all ingredients to make marinade. Toss asparagus with half of the marinade. Grill over medium heat fo
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Asparagus with Tangy Horseradish Dressing
1 or 2 bunches asparagus6 Tbsp olive oil2 Tbsp horseradish (drained)1 1/2 Tbsp white balsamic vinager (or cider vinager)2 Tbsp fresh dill or thyme1  1/2 tsp seasalt1/2 tsp pepper Whisk all ingredients except asparagus together to make dressing.

Asparagus with Spring Garlic Pesto
Serves 4 Spring Garlic Pesto: 2 bulbs spring garlic 2 cups basil 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted 1/2 cup olive oil, or more as needed salt and pepper, to taste Asparagus with Spring Garlic Pesto:

Asparagus Soup
This recipe was shared Terry Brunner, one of our GEFA Volunteers.
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Asparagus Quiche with Celeriac Crust
Asparagus Quiche with Celeriac Crust – adapted from Simply in Season . For the crust, mix together in pie pan: ·            3 c. shredded celeriac or potato·  &
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Asparagus Guacamole
2 cups chopped, cooked asparagus 2 tbl. plain yogurt or sour cream 2 tbl. fresh lime juice 2 tbl. fresh minced green onion 2 tbl. tomato salsa 1 tbl. minced cilantro 1 tbl. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. cumin salt and pepper to taste Puree asparagu
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Asparagus four ways by Mark Bittman
Ingredients 1 1/2 to 2 pounds asparagus (per recipe) Salt and pepper to taste Preparation Note: You'll want to use 1-1 1/2 pounds of asparagus per recipe Steamed With brown butter. Put asparagus in a covered pot with an inch of water

Asparagus Enchiladas
1/3 cup Cooking oil 12 Flour Tortillas (8 inches) 1/2 cup Butter or margarine 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour 2 (14.5 oz.) cans Chicken broth 1 cup (8 oz.) Sour cream 1/2 cup Green Taco Sauce 3 cups Cooked Chicken - Shredded 3 cups (12 oz.) Monte
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Asparagus Cheese Strata
1½ lbs asparagus, cut into 2-in. pieces                    3 tbsp butter, melted           &n
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Asparagus and Parmesan Tart
This is another of GEFA Volunteer Terry Brunner's Family favorite recipes
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Asparagus alla Milanese
from From Asparagus to Zucchini   3-4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ lbs asparagus, trimmed 1 shallot, minced 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced (or 1-2 scapes) 1 tbsp white wine salt and pepper to taste 6 organic eggs (as fresh as
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About Asparagus
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Andy's Grilled Asparagus
Simple and Easy: Just put asparagus in a ziplock and pour in a splash of balsamic vinegar and olive oil, a pinch of garlic salt and sprinkle in some smoked paprika. The longer you marinade the better. Optimal time: 1 hour. Place on grill until tend
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Almond Asparagus
3 Tbsps. butter or margarine, divided           3 Tbsps. bread crumbs      1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 tsp. dill weed         &nbs
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4 Ideas for Asparagus
Make steamed asparagus: Place a steamer basked in a large pot filled with 1 inch water. Bring to a boil. Add 1 pound trimmed asparagus, cover and cook until crisp-tender, 2 to 6 minutes. (To chill, immediately plunge in an ice bath; pat dry with
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Mediterranean rice salad
  1 box wild rice mix, follow instructions 1 ½ C fresh Arugula leaves, whole 6- 8 mini bella mushrooms, sliced 4 stems parsley, chopped 1-2 stems mint, chopped ¼ lb purple asparagus, chopped in ¾ inch pieces   5

Sauteed Bok Choi with Cashew Sauce
½ cup roasted cashews ¼ cup white vinegar 3 TBS honey ¼ cup tamari sauce 1 TBS fresh ginger, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small hot green pepper, minced 2 TBS fresh basil, chopped 2 TBS fresh mint, chopped 1 large bo

Cooking Greens (Kale, Beet, or Collards)
My family was pleasantly surprised by this recipe. It's a delicious way to serve collard, kale or beet greens.

Eggs and Greens
Some folks, knowing that greens are oh so good for you, still struggle a bit with new ways to get them in their diet or with finding new ways to cook them after getting them in the CSA box every week. This is one of our favorite meals. Great for real

Wonderfully Easy Pasta with Kale
1/3 lb penne or farfalle pasta  2-3 T olive oil  1 small onion, diced  2-3 garlic cloves, minced  1/2 lb chopped kale leaves  Salt and pepper   Bring 6-7 c. salted water to a boil; add pasta and cook until tender.
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CSA Next Week. See Changes ....... Marion will be WEDNESDAY PICKUPAugust 12th, 2017

As long as there are no traffic or other issues, here is our CSA Plan for next week, the week before the eclipse:  CALL OR TEXT 618-308-0217 for questions or changes!  WATCH FOR EMAIL OR TEX

CSA THURSDAY Aug 10 and 11 Cdale & Friday Marion Pickup REMINDERAugust 9th, 2017

More tasty corn and a new variety of potatoes we love. Hopefully you are getting to see what real flavor there is in organic potatoes newly dug!  Maybe some more carrots and another summer thing

CSA Pickup Reminder Thursday July27th and Friday July 28th. July 27th, 2017

Pickup early as its another hot one.  Co-op pickup most likely inside at the co-op. The cherry tomatoes are holding on but our heirlooms have lost steam in the heat!  Zuchhini, cucs, lovely

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