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CSA Cookoff: On The Road Again Edition

Parker Farm CSA Share 9/29/10: 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch tatsoi, 1 bunch red russian kale, 1 head broccoli, 1 (not quite as gigantic) butternut squash, 1 acorn squash, 1 pound zucchini, 3 green peppers, 1

pound kentucky wonder beans (Wonder Beans??!!) and 1 bunch carrots.…


Added by Cornelia on October 1, 2010 at 9:28am — No Comments

CSA Cookoff: Refrigerator Rescue Mission

Parker Farm CSA Share 8/11/10: 1 pint orange cherry tomatoes, 2 pounds red tomatoes, 1 pound green

peppers,1 eggplant, 2 pounds assorted potatoes, 1 pound green

beans, 1 bunch red Swiss chard and of course, the obligatory beets.

Yes, the cherry tomatoes tasted like…


Added by Cornelia on August 13, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Beet stacks with minted goat chevre and fava bean bacon vinaigrette

7/7/10 CSA Share from Parker Farm, Lunenberg, MA:

1 bunch beets,1 pound fava beans,1 bunch cilantro,1 bunch mizuna,1 head cabbage,1 head cauliflower,1.5 pounds squash,1 pound new potatoes,1 bunch carrots,2 cukes and 1 bunch biera kale!

CSA Cookoff Recipe: Beet stacks with minted…


Added by Cornelia on July 9, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Gleaning at Parker Farm

Yesterday was the highly anticipated CSA member Pick-your-own event at Parker Farm. A good chunk of the membership drove out to the farm - pitchforks, trowels and knives in hand- to glean the remaining produce from Farmer Steve's fields.

It was a beautiful warm fall day. Drier than the originally-scheduled weekend before. Being out in the fields where my CSA bounty was grown is a significant… Continue

Added by Cornelia on November 15, 2010 at 11:59am — 2 Comments

Four Beet Recipes to Brighten Late Winter

I could use a little color in my life, my landscape right about now.  I've got 4 recipes using beets, ranging from a vegan appetizer to a fast salad for one to a CSA Cookoff-inspired Hot Pink Mess of a main dish.

Get the details on Orange-Spiked…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on February 28, 2014 at 5:09pm — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Braised radishes and peas, whole wheat couscous with arugula, olives and goat cheese

The challenge: to make a meal with ingredients from this week's farm share. Share consists of: golden beets, baby carrots, strawberries, peas, arugula, broccoli, green leaf lettuce, collard greens, radishes and parsley.

The result: Braised radishes and peas, whole wheat…


Added by Cornelia on June 25, 2010 at 9:05am — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Watermelon Feta Salad

Move over arugula. This is my new favorite summer salad. So simple, sweet and savory.

The pile.

Watermelon Feta Salad

serves 2 as a meal, 4 as a side


6-8 Cups rip watermelon, cold and cubed



Added by Cornelia on July 17, 2012 at 2:50pm — No Comments

HOMEGROWN Cookoff 2011: Ingrid's Zucchini Soup

I've been a little behind on cooking all of the veggies that come in my weekly CSA share, but last night I managed to get the massive zucchini and green pepper haul under control! I called up my mom and asked her for her dear friend Ingrid's delicious zucchini soup. Ingrid passed away a few years ago, and I still remember her - still strongly fighting the cancer that ultimately took her - dropping off freshly dug potatoes and a container of this soup with ingredients from her…


Added by Cornelia on August 12, 2011 at 1:55pm — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Potato-beet Galette

Parker Farm CSA 7/28/10 share: 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch cilantro, 1 bunch spring onions, 2 pounds red potatoes, 1 pound squash, 1 bunch mustard greens, 1 bunch celery, one head cabbage. Oops - potatoes and squash are missing from the photo!

Find more photos like this on HOMEGROWN.ORG…


Added by Cornelia on July 30, 2010 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

CSA Cookoff: Chard Potato Soup

Parker Farm CSA Share 9/8/10:6 ears of corn, 2 pounds of tomatoes, 2 eggplant, 1 pound peppers, 1 bunch

red chard, 1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch radish and 2 acorn squash! (Can't wait to do something with the acorn squash!!)

dang...it is hard…


Added by Cornelia on September 10, 2010 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Cauliflower "Steaks" with Chimichurri and Cauliflower-Yellow Carrot Mash

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Feeds 2. Leftover Chimichurri will keep in the refrigerator for a week or so.

Cauliflower Steaks recipe adapted from a Bon Appetit February 2008 recipe on Epicurious.…


Added by Cornelia on July 2, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Squash enchiladas with salsa fresca

Parker Farm CSA Share 7/21/10: 1 bunch beets,1 bunch basil, 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch red russian kale, 2 pounds potatoes, 1 bunch spring onions, 1.5 pounds summer squash, 1

bunch celery, 2 cukes and 5 ears of corn.

What I made: Summer squash enchiladas with salsa…


Added by Cornelia on July 26, 2010 at 3:07pm — 1 Comment

CSA Cookoff: Eggplant "Lasagna"

Parker Farm CSA 8/15/2010 Share:1

bunch yellow carrots, 1 bunch raab, 1 pound sweet banana peppers, 1 pound

zucchini, 2 eggplant, 2 pounds red potatoes and 5(!!!) pounds tomatoes.

This isn't quite eggplant parmesan, because there is not breading and frying of the eggplant, and it's not quite lasagne because there are no noodles!…


Added by Cornelia on August 20, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

CSA Cookoff: Spelt-stuffed Squash with Corn & Radish Salad

Parker Farm CSA Cookoff 9/15/10:1 bunch arugula, 1 bunch swiss chard, 1 bunch radish, 1 bunch beets, 6 ears of corn, 1 pound yellow tomatoes, 1 pound red tomatoes, 1 pound banana

peppers, 2 eggplant and 1 giant butternut squash.

This dish was inspired in two parts: The stuffed…


Added by Cornelia on September 17, 2010 at 2:43pm — No Comments

CSA Cookoff: Butternut squash apple soup with crispy parsnip chips

Parker Farm CSA Share 10/6/10: 1 bunch chard, 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch mizuna, 1 bunch parsnips, 1 bunch radish, 1 pound peppers, 1 butternut squash and 1

delicata squash.…


Added by Cornelia on October 8, 2010 at 4:23pm — 3 Comments

CSA Cookoff: Home Made Ricotta Ravioli with Browned Chive Butter And Whole Wheat Summer Squash Bread

Parker Farm CSA Share 8/25/10: 1 bunch swiss chard, 3 pounds tomatoes, 1 pound peppers, 2 eggplant, 2 cousa squash, 1 yellow doll watermelon and 2 cucumbers.

I was inspired by Rachel and Jenni's recipes for the ravioli stuffing, and…

Added by Cornelia on August 27, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

CSA Cookoff: Foraged Mushroom Pilaf & Squash and Corn Fritters

Parker Farm CSA Share 09/01/10: 2 pounds potatoes, 12 ears(!) of corn, 4 pounds tomatoes, 1 pound cubanelle peppers, 2 eggplant and 2 zucchini.

Farmer Steve supplements the crops that he grows with these…


Added by Cornelia on September 3, 2010 at 11:17am — 1 Comment

5 Lamb Recipes for Spring

When it comes to preparing lamb, HOMEGROWN members like to get creative. Below are five flavorful approaches to this spring favorite. Got another great lamb recipe? Post it below and spread the love!…


Added by HOMEGROWN.org on April 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

ABC’s of this Week’s Share – Akins’ Blackberries, Corn, Cherry Tomatoes & Cheese

Below you’ll find some creative recipe ideas from Maude's Market Head Chef and CSA Member, Michelle Blodget. But first this is what you'll get in this week’s share:


6 Peaches from Double Star Farm or Akins Orchard and Farm (12 for veggies & 4… Continue

Added by Maude Bauschard on July 18, 2011 at 5:45pm — No Comments

CSA Cookoff, a busy week: Caldo Vero (remix), Spice-rubbed Flank Steak with Zucchini Ribbons, Kale Chips, Sauerkraut and Bread & Butter Pickles!

7/14/10 Parker Farm CSA Share: 1 bunch beets, 1 bunch carrot, 1 bunch spring onion, 1 bunch kale, 2 pounds potatoes (yukon gold), 2 pounds cousa squash, 1 pound green or wax beans, 1 head romaine and 1 bunch basil.

It was obviously time to clear the fridge of the veggies that had been tucked into the corners...Farmer Steve has had an incredible beet crop this year, and I was drowning in beet greens. Ed at… Continue

Added by Cornelia on July 19, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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