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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat July 3-4, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb  – Succotash Super Salads  – Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad Spotlight on the Herb – Basil and Summer Squash Risotto (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Something for the Sweet Tooth – Vegan Fruit Crisp Paleo Friendly   Customizable Paleo Salad Perfect Pastas – End of the Week Pasta Spotlight on the Herb  Succotash Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 2 C green beans, cut into 1″ pieces 2 C corn (about 3 cobs) (frozen corn Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, June 29-July 1, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb – Succotash Simple Suppers – Fish Wellingtons Something for the Sweet Tooth – Stone Fruit and Black Pepper Galette Vegan – Basil Green Beans Quick and Easy  - Grilled Chicken and Watermelon Salad Super Salads – Tomato Watermelon Salad Spotlight on the Herb  Succotash Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 2 C green beans, cut into 1″ pieces 2 C corn (about 3 cobs) (frozen corn could be used) 2 C summer squash, chopped Continue Reading

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Succotash

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If you watched Looney Tunes as a kid, you probably remember Sylvester’s, “Sufferin’ succotash!” When I think about this dish, it’s his voice that usually says the name. Over and over and over and… over. But, ain’t no sufferin’ here. Tim, who is not a huge fan of Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat June 26-27, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Kid-Friendly  – Green Bean Fries Perfect Pastas – Melanzane with Pasta (Eggplant with Pasta) Spotlight on the Herb  - Fresh Herb and Dried Tomato Bruschetta Savory Sides – Polenta with Tomatoes and Savory (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Super Salads   - Midday Cantaloupe Salad Grilling Time – Grilled Panzanella Salad with Eggplant and Squash Kid-Friendly  Green Bean Fries Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 1-2 pounds green beans, stems removed 1 t olive oil to taste salt to Continue Reading

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Hungarian Wax Peppers

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General Info Hungarian wax peppers are mildly hot, thin-walled peppers. They  look like mild sweet banana peppers, but are ranked slightly hotter than jalapeños. Serving Suggestions Since they are slightly larger hot peppers, Hungarian peppers are great for stuffing with soft cheeses, grains, or other veggies. They can be pickled, chopped Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, June 22-24, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Something for the Sweet Tooth – Summer Fruit Cobbler Spotlight on the Herb – Green Bean Fries Quick and Easy – Turnip Hash with Bacon and Gouda Vegetarian – Baked Eggplant with Figs and Cherry Tomatoes Simple Suppers  - Chicken and Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Tacos Breakfast for Dinner – Tomato Frittata with Corn, Basil and Cheese Something for the Sweet Tooth Summer Fruit Cobbler Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 1/2 C gluten-free or AP flour 1/8 t salt 1/4 t baking powder, sifted 1/4 t baking soda, sifted 1/8 t cinnamon pinch ginger 1/4 C butter, cold, cut into small Continue Reading

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Green Bean Fries

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I’m crazy about French fries. With a burger they’re fabulous, topped with gravy and cheese curds they’re comforting, with a hearty dip they’re a meal. Of course they don’t have to be made with potatoes. Parsnips, carrots, and summer squash all work perfectly. And while we’re at it, Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat June 18-19, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Vegan  – Bean and Veggie Mélange Pizza Pizza Pizza – Summer Pizza Savory Sides  - Paris Potatoes Spotlight on the Herb – Fried Eggplant Ratatouille Something for the Sweet Tooth   - Spiced Parsnip Cupcakes Condiments Galore – Turnip Salsa Vegan  Bean and Veggie Mélange Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 2-3 T balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T chives, minced 1 t paprika Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, June 15-17, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Vegetarian – Ratatouille (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Savory Sides – Bean and Veggie Mélange Vegan – Vegan Tofu Fried Quinoa Super Salads – Spicy Corn, Peach & Avocado Salad Simple Suppers  - Grilled Chicken and Berry Salad Spotlight on the Herb – Green Beans with Balsamic Vinegar Pesto Vegetarian Ratatouille (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) 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 eggplant (about 3 C), diced (peel left on) 2 C summer squash, diced 3 bell peppers (about 2-3 C), diced 2 tomatoes (about 2 C), diced 1 Continue Reading

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Bean and Veggie Mélange

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I called this a “mélange”, which is French for “mixture”. It seems so versatile that I don’t want to limit it by calling it a dip or a salad. A dip implies the need for some sort of scooper. Corn chips would work well. I’m Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat June 12-13, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Super Salads  – Tomato Corn and Quinoa Salad (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Pizza Pizza Pizza – Corn and Tomato Pizza  Something for the Sweet Tooth  - Peachish Delight  Simple Suppers – Fish Wellingtons Vegan  - Roasted Stone Fruit with Bulgur and  Tomato Spotlight on the Herb – Lavender Chicken Super Salads  Tomato Corn and Quinoa Salad  (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: 2 C uncooked quinoa, Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, June 8-10, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Pizza Pizza Pizza – Summer Squash and Jalapeño Pizza Super Salads – Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad Perfect Pastas – Classic Meat and Cheese Lasagna Vegan – Green Beans with Almond Mint Pesto Something for the Sweet Tooth  - Lavender Cake Frosting with Lemon Cake Spotlight on the Herb – Lavender Dijon Dressing Pizza Pizza Pizza Summer Squash and Jalapeño Pizza 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 personal sized pizza crusts olive oil salt pepper cayenne (optional) garlic, minced summer squash, very thinly sliced tomato (or a few cherry tomatoes), very thinly sliced jalapeño, Continue Reading

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All Season Fennel Pizza

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It can be tough to transition from one season to the next. I never quite know what I’m in the mood for… Do I still want a hearty winter veggie soup, or am I ready for snap peas and asparagus? I have a few go Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat June 5-6, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Snack Attack  – Stone Fruit Chips Soup of the Week – Loaded Chicken and Rice Soup Something for the Sweet Tooth  - Bruléed Pluots and Nectarines (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Vegan – Crispy Kale Chips Super Salads  - Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad Spotlight on the Herb – Green Bean Pasta Salad Snack Attack  Stone Fruit Chips Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 C stone fruit, sliced about ¼” thick 1-2 t coconut, canola, or vegetable Continue Reading

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