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Grilled Eggplant with Herbs

Ingredients: 2 eggplants2 teaspoons salt1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil3 cloves garlic, crushed2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions: Cut the eggplant into 1/4-inch thick slices and generously salt each slice. Let them rest for about 15 minutes so that the salt can draw out the moisture and […]

Asian Cucumber Salad

This is a quick and easy salad that is refreshing on hot summer days. Eat immediately or make it ahead of time, it keeps in the refrigerator up to three days. After that, the cucumbers tend to get soggy. Ingredients: 4 Cups thinly sliced cucumbers1/4 cup of finely sliced red onion1/4 cup fine diced red […]

Chicken Kale Soup

Every week for the past couple weeks I have been roasting a chicken and then using the leftover carcass to make chicken stock. This recipe is really delicious with homemade chicken stock, but you could substitute vegetable stock and mushrooms if you are looking for a vegetarian alternative. The original recipe also didn’t call for […]

Garlic Scape and Kale Mashed Potatoes

This recipe is a great way to get the benefits of kale while enjoying savory, garlic mashed potatoes. I really enjoy garlic so I used all of the garlic scapes from this week’s CSA in this recipe. If you don’t want as much garlic flavor, use fewer scapes. While enjoying them with dinner, I had […]

Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet

The original recipe did not call for cherry tomatoes, but they make a great addition (if you can manage not to eat them all beforehand…). This dish takes about 20 minutes to make and serves about six people, which makes it a great weeknight meal. Ingredients: 1 bundle of broccoli florets, chopped into 1-inch pieces […]