Dip and Dressing Recipes

Produce of the Week, May 1, 2017

Texas sweet onions are a member of the allium family, which also includes yellow onions, white onions, scallions, and garlic. Texas sweet onions are sweeter in taste than any traditional store bought onion and have a short harvest time, making them a luxurious commodity. Because of the compounds found in the allium family foods, onions…

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Parsicles and Other Parsley Musings

While adornment will always be part and parcel for parsley, there are many front and center applications for this amazing herb.  It’s one of those things that when I don’t have it – I’m left wanting it.   With it’s impressive nutritional profile it’s hard to imagine how “celery’s cousin” ended up relegated to the side…

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Cilantro Chimichurri

If you are not familiar with Chimichurri, it is a delicious and easy to make sauce for vegetables, meat, fish or even served with a French baguette. Chimichurri originated in Argentina and is generally made from parsley,  garlic, onion, olive oil, oregano, and either vinegar, lime or lemon juice. Additional flavorings such as thyme, basil,…

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Pumpkin Possibilities

This week we all got a sugar baby pumpkin in our CSA box to celebrate the Halloween Harvest!  These little wonders are not for carving, they are built for tasting!  This recipe is super easy and our freshly roasted pumpkin puree adds vitamins and fiber to a sweet treat – a nice trade off! I…

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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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