Category Archives: Preserving!

Week 11: Here Come the Tomatoes!

I love lining up the different varieties of tomatoes we get from Groundswell, and then getting to work! This week features a spicy tomato salsa, a no-cook olive tomato sauce that couldn’t be easier, cucumber-tomato salsa, skirt steak with bloody … Continue reading

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Week Nine: Dips and Summer Fare

Having just picked up a zucchini that is half as big as my two-year-old, I think it’s safe to say we need some great recipes to enjoy the abundance from the farm! This week features a basil pesto (use some … Continue reading

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Week Six: The Moosewood Edition

During a road trip this past weekend, I had the opportunity to eat at Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, NY. I’ve been a fan of their cookbooks for a long time, so it was pretty amazing to be in their restaurant … Continue reading

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Happy “Hallo-green”!

Hello members, welcome to week 22! You made it! Give yourself a pat on the back for cooking your way through an entire CSA share.  Beth and I picked recipes with an indulgent, yet healthy twist to celebrate what a … Continue reading

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Squash and “Oc-tuber” Delights

Hello members, welcome to week 20! The ides of October are more auspicious than the ides of March. We have a tutorial on making your own pumpkin puree. We found six good recipes, all in pairs, and we couldn’t “pare” … Continue reading

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Waitin’ For A “Soup-er”man

Hello members, welcome to week 15!  This week’s title comes from a Flaming Lips song called “Waitin’ For A Superman.” I suggest you check it out on Youtube. The arrival of celery in the share last week inspired us to … Continue reading

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Easy Back-to-School, Labor Day Recipes

Hello members, welcome to week 14.  This week we have a pork roast with salsa verde, but also four recipes that are vegetarian/vegan friendly.  Two recipes make use of slow cookers, and one is a “all-in-one-pot” recipe for families who … Continue reading

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1 Potato, 2 potato

Greetings members, did you enjoy the bag of potatoes in the share last week?  We included 2 potato recipes this week.  Did you enjoy all the bell peppers in the share last week?  We’ve included a stuffed bell pepper recipe. … Continue reading

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My Dear, You look simply radishing…

It’s CSA Week 6! We have 3 recipes that feature radishes. We also included some ideas for how to freeze your garlic scapes, and a nice comfort food dish – Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Rice – that is so quick and … Continue reading

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Some closing thoughts…

Hello All, What an amazing season of produce and hands on learning!  I was in absolute glee over this years share.  Thank you to Groundswell and their hard working staff for making it happen. Hats off to you!  This 2013 Groundswell CSA … Continue reading

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