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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat July 31 – Aug 1, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Something for the Sweet Tooth Stone Fruit and Black Pepper Galette Super Salads – Simple Summer Salad Simple Suppers – Eggplant and Tomato Risotto (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Vegan – Bean and Veggie Mélange Quick and Easy – Mediterranean Veggies and Rice Spotlight on the Herb – Mediterranean Summer Salad Something for the Sweet Tooth Stone Fruit and Black Pepper Galette 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 pie crust ⅛ to ¼ C honey ⅛ to ¼ C maple syrup 1 t lemon zest 1 T lemon juice Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, July 27-29, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Quick and Easy  – Veggie and Garbonzo Bean Shakshuka Something for the Sweet Tooth – Salted Chocolate and Roasted Fruit Pudding  Spotlight on the Herb – Chicken Noodle Soup Perfect Pastas – Melanzane with Pasta – Eggplant with Pasta Super Salads  – Panzanella Salad Simple Suppers – Asian Stir Fried Vegetables Quick and Easy  Veggie and Garbonzo Bean Shakshuka Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 1-2 T olive oil, divided 2 potatoes, chopped 1 medium onion or leek, chopped 1 C assorted veggies (like fennel, zucchini, and eggplant), chopped 1 hot pepper (optional), ribs and seeds Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat July 24-25, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Vegan Roasted Stone Fruit with Bulgur and Fennel Spotlight on the Herb – Herbed Roasted Chicken Thighs with Cherry Tomatoes Quick and Easy – Melon and Feta Salad Super Salads – Honey-Sesame Salmon Salad with Crispy Potatoes Something to Drink – Chocolate Fig Smoothie Preserving the Seasons – Cool Cucumber Salsa Vegan  Roasted Stone Fruit with Bulgur and Fennel Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 C firm stone fruit (apricots, nectarines, apriums, or peaches), sliced ¼” thick to taste salt to Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts Week 47: How Early? Crazy Early!

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Volume 8, Week 47, July 12-18, 2015 When writing about what’s happening on our fruit farm, it’s just really hard not to mention how early our crops are, and I’m sure you’re tired of hearing about how early our crops are, but did I mention we are just CRAZY early? How early? Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, July 20-22, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Quick and Easy  – Melon and Feta Salad Spotlight on the Herb – Sweet and Spicy Lemongrass Stir Fry Kid-Friendly –  Turnip and Squash Fries with Homemade Ketchup Condiments Galore – Fig Salsa Super Salads  – Traditional Cole Slaw Preserving the Seasons – Easy Dill Pickles Quick and Easy  Melon and Feta Salad 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 C (heaping) melon (cantaloupe or watermelon), cubed 1 C tomatoes, chopped ½ C cucumber, peeled (optional) and chopped ½ C red onion or shallot, diced 1 hot Continue Reading

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Melon and Feta Salad

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I mentioned last week that I have a hard time eating melon any way other than chilled, plain, nothing else to it. I’ve heard of people putting feta with their melon. So weird. So so weird. I was never gonna try it. Why ruin a Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat July 17-18, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Soup of the Week  – Caesar Soup Simple Suppers – Cabbage Rolls with Bulgur Wheat and Sausage Vegetarian –  Grilled Cheese with Gruyère and Turnips  and Mushroom and Turnip  Soup Preserving the Seasons – Bread and Butter Pickles Pizza Pizza Pizza – Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza) Spotlight on the Herb – Lemongrass Roasted Chicken Soup of the Week  Caesar Soup 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 slices bacon 1 T olive oil 1 small summer squash, diced ½ t dried Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, July 13-15, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Pizza Pizza Pizza  – Eggplant and Tomato Pizza Soup of the Week – Melon  and Mint Gazpacho Spotlight on the Herb – Fresh Herb and Dried Tomato Bruschetta Simple Suppers – Chicken Pot Pie Super Salads  – Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad Something for the Sweet Tooth – Oatmeal Cookie Fruit Pizza Pizza Pizza Pizza  Eggplant and Tomato 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: eggplant, very thinly sliced salt 2 personal sized pizza crusts tomato sauce salt pepper cayenne (optional) garlic, minced summer squash, very thinly sliced tomatoes, very thinly sliced thyme, chopped Continue Reading

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Watermelon and Mint Gazpacho

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When I get a watermelon that’s as perfectly ripe and sweet as the one that came in our Abundant Harvest Organics box today, I have a really hard time not eating the entire thing in one sitting. I like to slice the melon in half Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat July 10-11, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Breakfast for Dinner  – Fresh Fruit and Basil Stuffed French Toast topped with Stone Fruit Sauce Simple Suppers – Roasted Stuffed Squash (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Super Salads – Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Spotlight on the Herb – Baked Smashed Potatoes with Fresh Herbs Condiments Galore – Watermelon Salsa Savory Sides – Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions and Avocado Salad Breakfast for Dinner  Fresh Fruit and Basil Stuffed French Toast topped with Stone Fruit Sauce Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine See Continue Reading

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Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed, July 6-8, 2015

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At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Savory Sides  – Potato Salad Soup of the Week – Spicy Summer Squash and Tomato Soup Breakfast for Dinner – Bacon and Feta Frittatas Paleo Friendly – Lettuce Wraps Simple Suppers  – Gingered Vegetable Stir-Fry Something for the Sweet Tooth – Cristi’s Raw Vegan Peach Cobbler with Nectarine Drizzle Savory Sides  Potato Salad Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine (adapted slightly) See original recipe here Ingredients: 2 1/4 lbs (about 8 medium) potatoes, cubed 1/2 lb. (about 2 medium) parsnips (optional, can use all potatoes), cubed 1/2 to 3/4 C mayo (homemade if you have it) 3/4 Continue Reading

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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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