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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.
Products (Onion, Kale)

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
Products (Onion, Garlic, Kale, Chicken)

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
Products (Onion, Garlic, Tomato, Kale, Parsley)

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
Products (Sweet Potato, Rosemary)

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

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

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

Green Beans and Roasted Red Onions
2 1/4 lb medium red onions (about 5) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces Put oven rack in middle positio
Products (Onion, Green Beans)

Shrimp, Avocado, & Tomatilla Salad
Boil 1 pound of shrimp, cool and remove the shells.Marinate in 1/4 cup lime juice for 1 hour. Drain and combine with: 1/4 pound diced tomatillos,6 sliced green onions, 2 chopped jalapenos, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 cloves chopped garlic, a coarsely

Green Salsa
1/2 cups diced tomatillos 1/2 cup minced scallions 1 1/2 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1/3 cup finely chopped poblano 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp lime juce 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp of water Mix it up and ENJOY!

Green Enchiladas
3 poblano peppers Roast and peel. Scrape out seeds. 3-4 tomatillos 1/2 cup water Remove and discard dry husks, cut tomatillos into quarters and place in microwaveable bowl with water. Microwave on full power until tender, 3-4 minutes. (Tomatillos

Roasted Eggplant Cilantro Dip
2 medium eggplants (peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes) Soak in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes. Drain. Place in a single layer on a baking pan. 2-3 cloves garlic (peeled) 1 TBSP olive oil Add to baking pan. Stir to coat eggplant with oil and spr

Beets and Caramelized Onions with Feta
Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 45 min 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (preferably whole-grain or coarse-grain) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb onions (2 medium), quartered lengthwi
Products (Onion, Beet)

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
Products (Tomato, Pepper: Hot, Oregano)

Morroccan Eggplant Dip
Ingredients: 1 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) eggplant 3 Tablespoons olive oil One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons su

CSA Pickup Thursday Cdale and Friday Marion & Thanks for Returning Boxes!December 12th, 2017

Look for new curly kale, lettuce, potatoes, and more in shares this week.   Happiest of sunny winter days are here!  Now is perfect high tunnel weather for great greens and lettuces.....cold

CSA Pickup TODAY Thursday Cdale and Friday Marion & Thanks for Returning Boxes!December 7th, 2017

Members will enjoy more fresh brussell sprouts on the vine as well as collard greens, potatoes, white turnips and more......all very nutritious and wonderful as the weather turns chilly.  The gre

CSA Reminder for Thursday Nov 28th and Friday Nov 29th Regular times....November 29th, 2017

Thanksgiving is always a good break from normal and thanks to members for adjusting your schedules last week.  I had many nice comments about the Brussel sprouts.....something new for members, so

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