Recipes

Recipes
Salad with basil
I made up this salad partly from something I had in a nice restaurant, partly from things that come in the box. I REALLY like fresh basil in almost everything.1 head delicate lettuce such as Boston1 white onion like the ones we've been getting lately

Kale Chips
1 bunch kale, rinsed, well-driednonstick cooking spraykosher saltPreheat oven to 350F. From kale, remove and discard thick stems, and tear leaves into large pieces.  Spead in a single layer on cookie sheets. Spray leaves LIGHTLY with spray. Spri
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Squash Casserole
1 cup squash (any kind), diced or grated 1 chopped sweet onion 1 beaten egg 12 saltine crackers, crushed 1 cup grated cheese, if desired 1 tablespoon flour or cornstarch if using canned or frozen squash Reserve half the crumbs for topping. Mix the ot

Red Potatoes & Green Beans
Boil 8-10 med. quartered potatoes until just tender. Steam ½ # green beans until bright green. Combine potatoes, beans, 2/3 can smaller black olives, 1 chopped med onion (red are pretty). Whisk or blend 2-3 tbs. horseradish mustard, 2-3 cloves min
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Debbie's Potato Salad
Combine boiled potatoes, diced; cooked green beans, cut in bite sized pieces; sliced mild onion; black olives or feta cheese; creamy mustard vinaigrette (blend 3T brown rice vinegar, 2T umeboshi vinegar, 2T whole grain mustard, 1 T tahini, 1/2 c. ol
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Blueberry Cornmeal Loaf Cake
- from Recipes from the Old Mill ·            1 c. fresh or frozen (not thawed) blueberries·            1 tbsp. flour·&
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Kale and Ricotta Salata Salad
¾ to 1lb. kale (you can use any kind of kale, chard or any green that isn't too bitter and can be eaten raw), separate leaf from  stem and discard stem. 2 T. finely chopped shallot or onion 1 ½  T. lemon juice &frac1

Curried Zucchini Soup
If you don't know what to do with all those zucchini's yet to come, here is a simple, quick and delicious Curried Zucchini Soup that Jack and I enjoy throughout the season. It can be frozen for later use.  - Nan Horton*1 tsp. olive oil*1 tsp. cu
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Mediterranean-style Zucchini
In 3 Tbs. olive oil saute 1 finely chopped onion or equivalent chopped green onions and 3 cloves crushed garlic. (1 chopped pepper can also be added.) Add 1 c. cooked navy or cantolini beans, 3 c. finely sliced zucchini, 1 tsp. oregano, and 1 pint
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Will's Collard Greens
Provided by Will Allen, Growing Power.  From Asparagus to Zucchini (3rd edition).1 bunch collard greens, stem cut out and discarded1/4 cup olive oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspon pepper1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)Wash the co

Caponata
Caponata - provided by Matt Licata's Sicilian Grandfather.  Matt is a Village Acres CSA member.This is an eggplant relish recipe that was passed onto me by my Sicilian grandfather.  It makes quite a bit, but it has a high acidity so it

Borshch (Russian Soup with Beets)
Borshch (Russian soup with beets) - Provided by Sandra Staub (a Village Acres Farm CSA Member)There are as many recipes for Borshch as there are Russian grandmothers ... This is a vegetarian version that our family loves. Let it sit in the fridge ove

Beet Green Omelette
Cut up about 2 c leafy portion of beet greens into small pieces. Separately dice about 1/2c. redish thick parts of the stems. Slice about ½ c chives or green onions into little rings. Shred ½ c. cheddar, or cheese of your choice. Saute beet ste

Becky's Oniony Potatoes
Brush potato slices with oil. Blend fresh onions or green onion tops with a little oil and some liquid. Mix with potato slices until coated. Bake on cookie sheetuntil tender.

Garlic Stir-Fried Snap Peas
Oak Ridge Farm, from Asparagus to Zucchini, 3rd edition 3 cups snap peas1 tbsp oil (any mild one)2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp fresh lemon juice salt and pepper to tastecooked rice (optional) Heat oil in skillet.  Stir in ga

Rhubarb Spong Pudding
Bon Appétit |  May 2007 Jill Dupleix Here is the rhubarb recipe I mentioned at last weeks distribution.  I love rhubarb lots of ways but this has rapidly become one of my favorites.  I served it to guests last weekend who d

Rice with Greens
Rice with Greens You can add many greens to this recipe. I use whatever I have around. I almost always use parsley, and always green onion. Heat 1Tblspoon olive oil in medium pot over med-high heat. Add 3 chopped green onions, cook until tender

Creamed Asparagus on Tony's Toast
Provided by Hope Brubaker at Village Acres Farm.2 tbsp butter - brown it and add2 tbsp flourMix above well and add 1 cup of milk (more or less - depending on how thick you like it).Mix with steamed asparagus and serve on Tony's toast.  Makes 4 s
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Basil Cubes (to preserve fresh basil)
Thought I'd let you know this hint for basil. It won't taste like fresh, but if you use it in cooked recipes (like spaghetti sauce), it works. Finely chop the fresh basil and put in blender. Add just enough olive oil (doesn't take much) to make a
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Strawberry Shortcake
Provided by Hope Brubaker at Village Acres Farm.Preheat oven to 450F2 cups flour2 tbsp sugar3 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt1/3 cup shorteningMix the above ingredients, cutting in the shortening.Put 1 egg in the center and beat in and then add 1 cup of

Strawberry tofu protien shake
Hull a cup of fresh berries and 1 small banana.  Cut 1/5 block of silken tofu. Add all to blender and pour in 1 cup of either vanilla soymilk, cooled green tea, apple or grape juice. Blend until smooth.
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Raw Berry pie
Crust:  Need 2.5 cups total of raw nuts in any combination. The nuts can be soaked or unsoaked. I like to use unsoaked raw walnuts, sunflower seeds and flax seeds.  Chop in food processor using the"S" blade and add 1 cup pitted da

Nutty Rhubarb Muffins
Just wanted to share this recipe for muffins from my Aunt Patty Gleixner.  From Kathleen Drapcho.Nutty Rhubarb Muffins3/4 C brown sugar1/2 C buttermilk, or sour milk1/3 C oil1 egg1 t vanillamix these ingredients, then add:2 C flour1/2 t baking s
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Simply Delicious Asparagus Soup
From Asparagus to Zucchini (3rd ed.) by Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture.Recipe provided by Matthew and Susan Smith, Blue Valley Gardens8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter3 1/2 - 4 cups of chopped onions8 cups of chicken stock2 pounds of aspar
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Mother D's Famous Salad Dressing
This recipe is brought to us by CSA member Kathleen, who says it's her Mom's recipe.  Kathleen has been using it on the greens she's been getting from Village Acres Farm.  Her Mom's name is: Phyllis Daly. 1 1/2 cups oil1