Appetizer Recipes

Super Box

It’s here – the grandaddy of all sporting events.  Even folks that don’t watch football watch the Super Bowl, everyone wants in on the big game.  Don’t leave the MVPs (Most Valuable Produce) in your box out of the fun – there are plenty of ingredients this week to help you create the perfect game…

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Sauteed Garlic Artichokes with Parmesan

This is a little bit reminiscent of artichoke dip and tastes incredible with crusty sourdough bread.  Serves 4 or if prefer use 3 artichokes to create main dish or serve 6 as a side and increase everything else by 1/2. 2-3 large globe artichokes 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 T olive oil 6 garlic…

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Baked Veggie Chips

I still remember my very first Granny Goose taro chip that I tasted when I resided in Hawaii in the mid 80’s.  I was hooked from the first crunch and oh the horror when I eventually returned to the mainland where sadly taro chips were scarce… Recently it seems that veggie chips have exploded in…

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Roasted Broccoli

Normally broccoli is a last minute guest invited to our table.  It is so versatile and easy to just steam or saute it plus everyone in our family loves it so it’s not a hard sell at all.  It is very good roasted!  Just tried this for the first time myself  recently (yes, I test…

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Butternut Squash & Onion Pizzas

This is great colorful fall recipe – which finally it seems that fall has arrived in Southern California – whew! 1 Underwood Butternut Squash, peeled and sliced thin (use a Mandoline slicer set at 1/8 or 1/16) 1 large onion, peeled and sliced thin 5-6 garlic cloves, sliced thin 1-2 tsp minced fresh Rosemary 5…

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Raw Corn Tortilla Chips

Yep, you read that correctly!  If you have been following my adventure posts you know that I’m doing a 100% raw vegan diet.  The sweet Underwood bi-color corn will be with us for the summer (yay!) which lends the opportunity for creativity in many different recipes.  I originally made this with frozen corn and got…

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Thanksgiving in a Box

Wishing all of our CSA members and farm fans a wonderful Thanksgiving! Here are some fun recipes using this week’s box contents, hope you enjoy.  The Apple Butter Salad is a staple at our house for the holidays. (Red Pepper, Spinach) Spinach and Red Pepper Dip in Sourdough 1 sweet red pepper, diced 1/2 onion,…

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