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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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Asparagus
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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Chicken and Kale Casserole
  Coarse salt and ground pepper 3garlic cloves, minced 3/4 pound large pasta shells 48 ounces part-skim ricotta (or silken tofu) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 T finely grated lemon zest 1 large yellow onion, diced medium 3/4 cup Parmes
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Bean Soup with Kale
1 tablespoon olive oil or canola oil 8 large garlic cloves, crushed or minced 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 4 cups chopped raw kale 4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 2 (15 ounce) cans white beans, such as cannellini or nav
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Baked Kale Chips
BAKED KALE CHIPS (bet you can’t eat just one!) 1 bunch kale 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon seasoned salt  Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper (I use a Silpat.) With a knife or kitc

Sausage and Greens Soup
Serves 4 Ingredients½ pound bulk sausage1 cup green onionsgarlic whistles to taste4 cups chicken or vegetable broth1 cup potatoes (diced)salt and pepper to taste1 ½ cups evaporated milk1 – 3 cups fresh spinach, kale, beet greens,

Grated Turnip and Apple Salad
A Finnish recipe also known as Nauris-Omenasalaatti, this winter salad can be made after local salad greens are gone.

Maple Baked Squash
Ingredients Winter Squash (i.e. acorn) Spring Harvest Maple Syrup Pat of butter   Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Lay cut side up on a baking sheet. Fill each cavity with maple

Rosemary mashed sweet potatoes with shallots
  Ingredients 5 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots (about 2 medium) 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 1/3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced $ 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 te
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Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos 5 fresh serrano chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 large onion, coarsley chopped 2 teaspoons coarse salt Preheat broiler. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse under warm water to remove stickin

Bruscetta with Eggplant
Ingredients: 1 lg eggplant, in 1/2"" slices 1 sm red pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced to a paste* 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (NOT regular vinegar) 1/4 C chopped Italian parsley Salt and pepper, to taste 1 baguette Ital

Eggplant Caponata
Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, unpeeled,cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or 1 large can crushed tomatoes) 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3 cloves minced garlic 1/3 cup extr

Green Chile Stew
8 C. Water (chicken broth is better) 3 C. Chopped Green Chile (charred skins -- (6 to 8) removed) 2 C. chopped fresh onion) 1 C. Chopped Tomatoes 2.5 tsp. Salt 5 cloves fresh garlic pinch dried Oregano or teaspoon fresh 1 lbs. Pork Loin (any c
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CSA Reminder LAST DROP will include CHICKEN---RETURN ALL BOXESAugust 29th, 2018

Sadly our last CSA is this week......members will see a fresh frozen chicken in their share UNLESS they TEXT or CALL me at 618-308-0217 to make a change.   I CANNOT LEAVE CHICKEN in cooler AT THE

CSA Pickup Reminder THURSDAY Aug 23 and FRIDAY Aug 24 What's in My Share?August 23rd, 2018

Last of seasons tomatoes, new green beans, potatoes, cilantro and some extra peppers.  Bring your boxes.   Next week is our last CSA summer week......we are thinking members might like whole

Photo(s) added: Poblano Pepper, Tomatillos, Tomatillos, Hungarian Hot Wax Peppers, Grape TomatoesAugust 19th, 2018

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