Archives - August 2012

30
Aug

Week 13!!! C.S.A. Items!! Farm Update!!

Well I hope everyone is enjoying their shares and learning a little bit more about our local foods system. The farm is in full swing and things have been going again at lightning fast speed. The weather dictates so much and right now she is telling me to pick! So I did. This week’s box …

29
Aug

Super Squash!

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 3 pounds yellow squash, chopped 2 onions, chopped 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 3 eggs, beaten 12 saltine crackers, crushed 1 (1 ounce) package dry Ranch-style dressing mix 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups dry bread stuffing mix 1/2 cup melted butter Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees …

29
Aug

Delicious Ham & Potato Soup!

Ingredients 3 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes 1/3 cup diced celery 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 3/4 cup diced cooked ham 3 1/4 cups water 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon ground white or black pepper, or to taste 5 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups …

29
Aug

Roasted Roma Tomatos & Garlic!

Ingredients 8 roma (plum) tomatoes, halved 12 cloves garlic, peeled 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place the tomato halves in a shallow baking dish in which they can all fit in snugly side by side. …

29
Aug

Kale Krisps!

Ingredients 2 bunches kale, washed and dried 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Remove the stems and ribs from the kale, and shred the kale very thinly. Spread the shredded kale onto the baking sheets, and sprinkle evenly with …

29
Aug

Roasted Brussel Sprouts!

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and yellow leaves removed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Place trimmed Brussels sprouts, olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal tightly, and shake …

29
Aug

Carnival Squash Recipe!

Ingredients 1 medium Carnival squash, halved and seeded 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Turn Carnival squash upside down onto a cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until it begins to soften, approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Remove squash from …

23
Aug

Week 12!!! C.S.A. Items!!!

Dear Members, Sorry this blog is a little late! We have a great week of items this week. We are switching it up a little bit by adding some new items and subtracting others. The boxes look awesome! I will post a farm update later tonight. Thanks Chris C.S.A. Week 12 Items: TomatoOrange Tomato (Pint)KaleBroccoliCucumberSummer …

20
Aug

Mint Chiller!

Ingredients 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves 2 cups lime cordial 2 cups club soda 4 slices lime Directions Reserve 4 mint leaves for garnish. Place the remaining mint leaves and lime cordial into the container of a blender, and process until mint is finely ground. Stir in the club soda. Serve in tall …

20
Aug

Tater-Dipped Eggplant

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch slices 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 cup instant mashed potato flakes Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Melt butter in a shallow baking dish in the oven while it is preheating. In a small bowl, mix …