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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Sept 22-25, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Simple Suppers   - Fish Wellington Spotlight on the Herb   - Deconstructed Lasagne Soup of the Week - Roasted Eggplant Soup Vegetarian  - Twice Baked Potatoes (with Rachel O Instructional Video!) Something for the Sweet Tooth  -  Apple Bourbon Galette   Breakfast for Dinner   - Savory Baked French Toast   Simple Suppers   Fish Wellington Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 C vegetable stock (or white wine) 1 fillet fish (Swordfish or Halibut), skin removed pinch salt pinch pepper pinch fennel pollen 2 T Continue Reading

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Fish Wellington

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My friend Christy (also an Abundant Harvest Organics subscriber) came over for lunch today. She’s one of my favorite people to eat with and I often think of her when I’m cooking, since our tastes are so similar. She asked where the inspiration for this Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat Sept 19-20, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb  - Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce Something for the Sweet Tooth   - Eggplant Bread (Sweet) Spotlight on the Herb  -  Crock Pot Chicken with Mushroom and Savory Gravy  and  Squashed Twice Baked Potatoes Super Salads - Massaged Kale and Tuna Salad Simple Suppers   - Cheesy Chicken and Grapes with Rice Soup of the Week  - Caesar Soup   Spotlight on the Herb   Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 5 pounds Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 t salt Extras: 2 T olive oil 2 onions, roughly chopped (could also add bell pepper and Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Sept 15-18, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Simple Suppers   - Cheesy Chicken and Grapes with Rice Baker’s Delight  - Fluffy Sweet Potato Biscuits Vegetarian  -  Grilled Eggplant Stack with Summer Squash Spotlight on the Herb   - Rotini Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce Lunchtime  -  Bacon Sandwich with Arugula Soup of the Week   - Creamy Root Soup   Simple Suppers   Cheesy Chicken and Grapes with Rice Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 T olive oil 2-3 chicken thighs to taste salt dash cayenne 2-3 C hot chicken or vegetable stock (or water) 1 C brown Continue Reading

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Cheesy Chicken and Grapes with Rice

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  We don’t usually have a problem finishing off the grapes (or most any fruit that comes our way from Abundant Harvest Organics). We usually eat it raw. But, sometimes it’s super fun to try something new. Like grapes with chicken and rice.  Oh yes Continue Reading

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Kitchen Basics: Tomato Sauce

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Tomatoes are one of the best things about summer.  Actually, all the fruits and veggies that we’ve been getting are the best. They’re all favorites.  I want them to last all year long. I know that in a month or two, when it finally starts Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat Sept 12-13, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Pizza Pizza Pizza - Veggie Pizza with Cardoon Snack Attack - Spicy Sweet Potato Chips Simple Suppers  -  Beef and Bean Enchiladas Super Salads - Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad Spotlight on the Herb   - Summer Veggie Goodness Soup Something for the Sweet Tooth   - Apple Fig Muffins   Pizza Pizza Pizza Veggie Pizza with Cardoon Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 C cardoon, roughly chopped into large pieces [or 3 large artichoke hearts (choke removed), halved (save leaves to steam and eat)] water 1 pizza Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Sept 8-11, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Soup of the Week - Ham and Greens Chowder Something for the Sweet Tooth  - Apple and Peanut Butter Oatmeal Crumble Vegetarian  -  Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Spotlight on the Herb   - Lemon Basil Potatoes Simple Suppers - Cauliflower “Mash” with Sautéed Red Mizuna Super Salads   - Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions and Avocado Salad   Soup of the Week  Ham and Greens Chowder Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 T olive oil 2 C potatoes, chopped 1 C radish, chopped 1½ C summer squash, chopped to taste salt to taste pepper 3 Continue Reading

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Massaged Kale and Tuna Salad

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Sometimes I just need a good salad. Salads are versatile and delicious, but sometimes aren’t hearty enough to be considered a main course. So I like to add a bit of protein so there’s a bit more to it.  For this salad, I chose tuna. Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat Sept 4-5, 2014

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Simple Suppers  - Irish Nachos Condiments Galore - Melon Salsa Breakfast   Treats - Slightly Sweet Granola with Quinoa Vegetarian   - Baked Eggplant with Figs and Cherry Tomatoes Spotlight on the Herb  - The Perfect Salmon Super Salads - Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad   Simple Suppers   Irish Nachos Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe via De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 4 potatoes, cut into long chunks 1 T olive oil ½ t (or more) salt to taste pepper ½ C greens (collards, kale, spinach, chard) cut in a chiffonade Continue Reading

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Melon Salsa

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Ingredients 6-8 cups watermelon or honeydew, cubed and seeded 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped ½ white onion, chopped 2 large jalapeño peppers or chili peppers, stemmed, seeded and minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup white wine vinegar 1 tsp salt Instructions Stir the melon, Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Sept 1-4, 2-14

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Simple Suppers   - Ratatouille  (with Rachel O Instructional Video!) Spotlight on the Herb  - Landry’s Raw Kale Salad with Thai Basil and Black Mission Figs Breakfast for Dinner  - Squash and Scrambled Egg Wraps Appealing Appetizers   - Zesty Radish Dip Vegetarian - Warm Arugula and Orange Salad Super Salads   - Curried Cashew, Pear and Grape Salad   Simple Suppers   Ratatouille   (with Rachel O Instructional Video!) Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 eggplant (about 3 C), diced (peel left on) 2 sinqua (Chinese okra) or summer squash (about 2 C), peeled and diced 3 Continue Reading

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Kitchen Basics: Eggplant Prep

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I’m a big fan of eggplant. I might not have thought that I’d be saying that a few years ago. I didn’t know how to cook them, so they’d hinder not help dishes. Well now I’m learning. And I like what I’m coming up with.  Continue Reading

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