Seasonal Recipes

French Onion Soup

Adapted from simplyrecipes.com The trick to a great French onion soup is starting with good stock. French onion soup is usually made with beef stock. I've made delicious soup with stock from the leftover rib and chine bones of a rib roast. Another important element is...

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Sweet and Gooey Parsnips

Parsnips are naturally sweet. This simple recipe caramelizes the parsnips and enhances the sweetness. It uses very few ingredients and cooks up fast. Ingredients: 1 pound parsnips 2 Tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and freshly ground black pepper...

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Gingered Carrot and Parsnip Soup

Rich and creamy carrot and parsnip soup is brightened with ginger. The soup may be served hot or cold. You will need to puree the soup in a blender or food processor according to the recipe. However, I find it just as tasty when unblended. I rather enjoy the texture....

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Carrot and Parsnip Latkes

Carrots and parsnips replace potatoes in these tasty latkes perfect for the Jewish holidays or any meal. Ingredients: 2 medium carrots, peeled 5 small parsnips (about 1 pound), peeled 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon minced chives or scallion...

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Creamy Poblano Sauce

From CSA member Barbara Schneider Blend together until smooth: 3 roasted poblano peppers,  outer skin and seeds removed 1 clove garlic 1 cup chicken broth 3/4  to 1 cup milk (can substitute almond or other milk alternative) 2 T flour (wheat or rice) Melt 2 Tablespoons...

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Chocolate and Zucchini Cake

Adapted from http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/2004/04/chocolate_zucchini_cake.php - 240 grams (2 cups) all-purpose flour - 60 grams (1/2 cup) unsweetened cocoa powder - 1 teaspoon baking soda - 1/2 teaspoon baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt - 180...

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Shaved Fennel Salad

From www.101cookbooks.com A compelling combination of a short list of ingredients that don't sound particularly exciting on the page, but come together into something more than the sum of their parts. Shaved fennel, thin zucchini coins, arugula, dill, nuts, and feta...

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Beet Greens Salad

Adapted from Justin Melnick, executive chef of Tomasso Trattoria Serves 6 When beets are on the menu at Tomasso Trattoria, the staff is likely to be eating beet greens. They’re nutritious and delicious, here blanched and sauteed, then topped with a lemon vinaigrette,...

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Summer Kohlrabi

1 c. finely chopped onions 1 lb. peeled kohlrabi, cut into stick pieces about 1 1/4 inches long and 1/4 inch thick 4 tbsp. butter 1/2 tsp. salt About 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1 tbsp. flour 1 c. milk 1/3 c. finely chopped fresh parsley In a heavy frying pan over medium...

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Spicy Garlic Grilled Baby Bok Choy

Slightly modified from the June 2011 Sunset Magazine: 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp Asian Chili garlic sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar 1 tbsp sugar 2 tsp finely chopped garlic Cut four heads of baby bok choy lengthwise, being careful to keep intact....

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Dylan’s Beet Cakes

Dylan O'Brian, a Whipstone Farm intern in 2011, made this amazing recipe for us.  The quantities in the recipe are approximations, so follow them loosly. It is simple to make with few ingredients and along with a side dish makes for a nice vegetarian meal. 4-5 coarse...

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Roasted Tomato Soup

from www.101cookbooks.com 5 tomatoes, cored (if necessary) and quartered 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and quartered 3 medium yellow onions, peeled, quartered extra-virgin olive oil 5 plump cloves of garlic, unpeeled fine-grain sea salt 2 - 3 cups light vegetable...

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Sweet & Sour Okra

from Indian Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey Serves 4-6 14 oz fresh, tender okra 7 cloves garlic, peeled 1 whole dried red hot chili 7 Tbsp water 2 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 4 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp whole cumin seeds 1 tsp salt 1 tsp...

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Zucchini Salsa Verde

From CSA member Nika Nordbrock 10 oz. zucchini (about 2 medium), trimmed and chopped ½ c. chopped fresh cilantro 1/3 c. chopped white onion 5 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 ½ Tablespoons chopped, seeded jalapeno 1 ¼ teaspoon finely grated lime peel 1 ¼ teaspoon coarse...

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Turnip Green Tart

From www.101cookbooks.com It's convenient for me to make enough dough for two tart shells in one shot, so that's what I call for here. You can always freeze the extra dough or shell for use later in the week/month. They seem to keep fine in the freezer, well wrapped,...

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Grilled Fava Beans

From www.101cookbooks.com Serves 2-4 1 pound of fresh fava beans, still in their pods a couple glugs of olive oil a few pinches of salt optional: crushed red pepper flakes, lemon zest, and or chopped fresh herbs. In a large bowl toss the fava bean pods with olive oil...

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