Vegetarian

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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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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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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Jeni’s Mince Pies

This recipe comes to the farm from my yoga teacher and fitness guru, Jeni Winterburn of the Yoga Nook in Simi Valley.  Jeni grew up outside of London, England and when she talks you through a class, her voice and beautiful accent are an instant calming refuge for me.  The “master of mobility” (I have…

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Squash and Leek Soup

This week’s recipe comes from one of our regular customers at the Santa Clarita farmers market by way of my eldest son who works there.  We work on many of these weekly recipes as a family and both of our sons give creative input to the end result.   Having a CSA box is a…

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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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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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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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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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