Side Dish Recipes

Brussels and Bacon

Nothing says “Irish” like a little smoked meat and some green vegetables!  This is a simple side dish to add to your Saint Paddy’s Day menu! 1 lb of Brussels Sprouts, cut in quarters 1 T olive oil 3-4 cloves of minced fresh garlic 1 onion, sliced in rounds 1/4 lb of bacon In a…

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And the Oscar® goes to….Collard Greens!!

Kale has been stealing the show for the past few years, it’s high time we recognize collard greens for their contribution to the “Green Party”.  A staple in the Southern U.S. for decades, this sturdy member of the Brassica family is world renowned – grown and served in Brazil, Portugal, Africa, Spain, Bosnia and India…

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Stir Fried Greens Asian Style

I have been battling the flu since Christmas and have no appetite lately.  Greens are the only thing that sound good to me, I decided to listen!  So I cooked up this batch of greens and then added it to soups or rice bowls all week.  I’m on the mend so apparently my body knew…

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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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Thanksgiving in The Box – 2013

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is upon us already!  Our wishes to all of you for a very happy and yummy Thanksgiving holiday.  We are going to examine a few traditional recipes and do a little vamping to make them more fresh and homemade and without the dairy or gluten if you need…

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Buttery Bacony Butternut

This recipe could not be any easier and it’s elegant enough to make it to the Thanksgiving table.  One butternut would serve approximately 8-10 people, slice it up and you’re done.  The skin is completely edible and becomes soft when roasted, but you can also just scoop out the flesh and eat that too.  The…

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Cauliflower with Pesto

As the weather cools you will notice that the root and cruciferous vegetables really coming into their own – bigger and brighter! We have several types of cauliflower – white, purple, orange (also called cheddar) and green (broccoflower). Many people ask us what causes the brown spots that are sometimes visible on the top surface…

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Buffalo Broccoli

My obsession with the Sriracha sauce has hit a fever pitch.   I have showed restraint by not posting a recipe in awhile with the Rooster’s influence, so I would like some latitude here.  I know to most of you it might seem strange to pull out the bottle of sauce with some salt-free Kettle chips,…

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Squash a Revolt!

It’s our mission to make winter squash lovers out of every one of you and I take this job very seriously, so prepare to surrender yourselves to at least one our super easy simple squash delicacies.  You can fight it, but you won’t win.  Bring us your toughest customers – your meat lovin’ better half…

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Vegetables with Thai Red Curry

The Kabocha squash always generates at least a few questions from new members so let me introduce this seasonal newcomer for some of you.  You can read more about it here in one of our prior posts.  The kids (or you) might be curious about all the “warts” or bumps on the Kabocha or other…

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