The oldest member of the cabbage family, kale is among the earliest cultivated and was a favorite vegetable in ancient Rome. It is a powerhouse vegetable, very rich in vitamins A, C, and the mineral calcium. It is also high in the B vitamins. Kale is the highest in protein of all the other vegetables. […]
Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture. It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus. Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]
This is another recipe found on Pinterest. The author is Jen Nikolaus, who adapted it from Everyday Food Magazine. It’s an excellent side dish to serve with a chicken breast, steak, or pork chops. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 (1-lb each) acorn squash, halved crosswise and seeded 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 8-oz package sliced button […]
This variety of winter squash is large, oval and yellow, and looks similar to a melon. It is unique among squash because when cooked, its yellowish flesh separates into long strands that resemble pasta. Spaghetti squash provides vitamins A and C and some of the B vitamins. It is also an excellent source of fiber. To prepare, […]
This week’s share will include Von Hanson’s chicken fajita meat, perfect for making your own fajitas or other Mexican dishes.
This week’s share will include Von Hanson’s own pressed bacon. This bacon contains the same ingredients as their regular bacon, but it has less fat. It is smoked and pressed to form, and it’s perfect for sandwiches.
[ NOTE: Our CSA Newsletter included incorrect content regarding the sweet corn and green bean harvest shares for the 2018 season. CSA members will be welcomed out into the field to pick their shares this season. The green pick is currently going on, see details below. Stay tuned for details on the sweet corn pick. ] Next Harvest […]
This recipe was found on Pinterest and was originally from Woman’s Day magazine. Try adding red bell pepper for an additional flavor boost. Prep time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. pizza dough 3 Tablespoons olive oil 2 small eggplants (about 1 lb. total), sliced 2 medium tomatoes (about 1 lb. total), cut into wedges Kosher salt […]
Ingredients: 1 buttercup squash (2 to 2 1/2 lb) 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons peach or apricot preserves 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut squash into quarters; remove seeds […]
We haven’t had a smoothie recipe for a few weeks, so here is a new one to try. Ingredients: 1/2 cup orange juice 1 apple, peeled and diced 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries 1/3 cup roasted beets, diced 1- inch piece ginger juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon agave 1/4 cup coconut milk or soy milk 2-3 ice cubes […]