RECENT POSTS

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat March 6-7, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb  - Vegetarian Soft Tacos Quick and Easy  - Turnip Hash with Bacon and Gouda Vegetarian  - Winter Salad Simple Suppers  - Artichoke and Carrot Pasta Super Salads   - Mom’s Roasted Beet Salad (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Soup of the Week   - Curried Cauliflower and Carrot Soup Spotlight on the Herb   Vegetarian Soft Tacos 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 T olive oil 1 radish, grated 1 carrot, grated 1 hot chile pepper, ribs Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Fresh Facts Week 27: Good (microbe)Guys for Life!

blossoms

Volume 8, Week 27, February 22-28,  2015 The discipline of organic farming is all about life. We celebrate life, encourage life and make a living managing the kinds of life that enhance our crops and flocks and discouraging the types that detract. Much like the definition of a weed—an unloved flower—not all Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, March 2-5, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb -  Kohlrabi and Brussels Sprouts Stew Creative Casseroles   - Chicken and Rice Casserole Simple Suppers   - Chicken Pot Pie Super Salads   - Mache Salad Bakers Delight - Rustic Winter Vegetable Tarts Savory Sides  - Baked Asparagus with Balsamic Butter Sauce Spotlight on the Herb Kohlrabi and Brussels Sprouts Stew 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 1 C kohlrabi, peeled and chopped 1 C broccoli, chopped 1½ C carrots, chopped 1 C sweet potatoes, chopped 1 C brussels Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Rustic Winter Vegetable Tarts

Rustictart-John and JanelleJanelle Fulwyler-insta

Photo by Janelle and John Fulwyler Ingredients: 7 ½ cups of winter vegetables (such as Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Turnips, Red Onion, Sweet Potatoes, Rutabagas, Leeks, Butternut Squash) 4 slices of bacon 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp thyme 1 pkg refrigerated (15 oz) unbaked pie crust, or Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza)

Okonomiyaki3-RebeccaThomas-insta

Photo by Rebecca Thomas of Seeks a Little Solace Ingredients: 2 cups cabbage, finely shredded 1 cup leeks, well washed and chopped 2/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour A couple of pinches of sea salt 2 eggs beaten 1 Tbsp olive oil Slivered almonds, chives/herbs for Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Chicken Broccoli and Bok Choy

RebeccaThomas-ChickenandBokChoy1-insta

Photo by Rebecca Thomas of Seeks a Little Solace Ingredients: 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces 2 tbsp dark soy sauce  3 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic chopped  1 large onion cut into rings ½ cup water  1 tsp ground Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Photo by Kristina Bell

Ingredients: Crust:   2 c flour                 ½ c firmly packed brown sugar1 c butter softened Cheesecake Filling: 3 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened¾ c sugar, plus 2 tbsp, divided3 large eggs1 ½ tsp vanilla extract Apples: 3 green apples, peeled, cored, finely chopped½ Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Kohlrabi Stew

KohlrabiStew-5

This is a humble meal. I like to think of it as peasant food. It begs for bread that’s hot from the oven, torn rather than sliced, topped with a good amount of butter. Peasant food, or comfort food. Or just good food. Doesn’t really Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat Feb 27-28, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Quick and Easy - Roasted Asparagus with Almonds and Crispy Bacon Vegetarian  - Broccoli and Cauliflower Stem “Pasta” Spotlight on the Herb  - Deconstructed Lasagne Simple Suppers  - Spicy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes Appealing Appetizers   - Spring Rolls with Spicy Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce Savory Sides   - Mache and Roasted Root Vegetables Quick and Easy Roasted Asparagus with Almonds and Crispy Bacon Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine  See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed 4 slices bacon 1 T olive oil salt pepper ¼ almonds (I used roasted and salted), chopped Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Fresh Facts Week 26: Enjoying Early Spring

Nectarine Blossom 1

Volume 8, Week 26, February 15-21,  2015 Could anyone imagine prettier days than these? Mid 70s, everything in bloom, 90 percent of North America’s honey bees doing their annual San Joaquin Valley buzz through the blooms thing. It’s really hard to snap out of winter’s foggy plodding and into spring’s full gallop Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Feb 23-26, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Spotlight on the Herb - Broccoli and Cauliflower Stem “Pasta” Super Salads   - Mache and Citrus Salad (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Pizza Pizza Pizza   - Veggie Pizza with Artichoke Hearts Soup of the Week - Cannellini and Mizuna Soup with Feta  Simple Suppers   - Not Your Average Spinach-Artichoke Dip  (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Breakfast for Dinner  - Kohlrabi Quiche Spotlight on the Herb   Broccoli and Cauliflower Stem “Pasta” Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine  See original recipe here Ingredients: ½ lb. brussels sprouts, quartered 1 t olive oil to taste salt to taste pepper 2½ – 3 C broccoli and cauliflower stems, thinly sliced Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Fri/Sat Feb 20-21, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Vegetarian - Vegetarian Lasagne Green Goodness - Massaged Kale and Tuna Salad Soup of the Week - Vegan Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup Super Salads  - Simple Spring Salad Simple Suppers   - Pea Tendril Pasta Spotlight on the Herb - Au Gratin Cabbage Vegetarian Vegetarian Lasagne 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 t olive oil 1 butternut squash halved, seeds removed (could substitute about Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Fresh Facts Week 25: Growing Against the Grain

Orchard Shot Peaches by the River in Winter

Volume 8, Week 25,  February 8-14,  2015 “If you go against the grain of the universe, you get splinters.”   ~H. H. Farmer.  (Thanks to the Montana connection for sharing that quote in my reading this week.) Understanding how things were created to work together is the greatest challenge as well as the Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More

Recipes Inspired by the Box! Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, Feb 16-19, 2015

3RecipesinspiredbyboxWEB

At a Glance – Recipes Inspired by the Box Soup of the Week - Sweet and Spicy Roasted Beet and Carrot Soup Breakfast for Dinner   - Savory Baked French Toast (With Rachel O Instructional Video!) Simple Suppers  -  Cabbage Rolls with Bulgur Wheat and Sausage Quick and Easy - Cornmeal Pancakes with Almond Butter and Apples Savory Sides   - Cauliflower and Broccoli au Gratin Spotlight on the Herb  - Roasted Potatoes and Carrots Soup of the Week Sweet and Spicy Roasted Beet and Carrot Soup Photo credit De Ma Cuisine Recipe from Abundant Harvest Organics via Rachel Oberg of De Ma Cuisine  See original recipe here Ingredients: 1 large beet (about 2 C), peeled and cut into ½” cubes 3 t olive oil, divided to taste salt to taste pepper 3 carrots (about Continue Reading

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmailShare
More