Is CSA right for me?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It is a great way for people who believe in real food to support a farm, try new things, and grow a healthy family.  But it is not the only way to do these things.   So, what’s the difference between supporting a farmer...

butter dipped radishes

from http://honestlyyum.com “J’adore radishes with butter and salt. It’s simple in concept yet deliciously complex, comforting and oh so French in flavor. The classic way is to grab a fresh radish by it’s stem, dunk it in softened butter and then roll it in a...

Asparagus and Mushrooms with Penne Pasta

This recipe is from CSA members Kaycey & Bill Sommer, don’t let the lack of measurements deter you, just use a little intuition. “This is our favorite asparagus recipe.  I originally got it from “A Taste of Home” magazins but added...

Sweet Potato Crisp

Adapted from allrecipes.com “Everyone at my house likes this at Thanksgiving. You can add any spices you want to the sweet potato like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger etc. The topping is nice and crunchy.” Ingredients 3 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes 1 cup...

Sweet Potato Custard

This custard recipe can be baked in a 10-inch deep pie plate or in individual ramekins, serve with whipped cream (or whipped coconut cream) and a dusting of cinnamon. 2 pounds orange sweet potatoes 1 cup coconut milk or heavy cream 6 large egg yolks 1/4 cup honey 1...

Sautéed Shishito Peppers

This recipe comes from Deborah Madison via epicurious.com Sautéed shishitos are absolutely the best thing to nibble on with drinks, and they’re insanely easy to prepare. Padrón peppers can be treated exactly the same way, but they can be hot, so choose...

Strawberry Shortcake With Basil 

adapted from marthastewart.com Strawberry shortcake never tasted so good — or so nuanced. Heavy cream is steeped with basil then whipped, infusing it with its essence. Cover the cream with plastic wrap while it steeps to ensure that the basil flavor...