Tag Archives: winter CSA

Creamy Kale and Celeriac

Ingredients: 1 celeriac, about 1 pound in size1 red onion, sliced1 clove of garlic, thickly sliced3 sprigs of thyme (leaves only)2 tablespoons of oil, plus a little extra1 bunch of kale4 tablespoons of crème fraîche1 teaspoon english mustardParmesan or other hard, grainy cheese, finely grated Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Remove the rough […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake to me has always felt like a treat to be enjoyed in the spring, but this past weekend was Betsy’s birthday and she likes carrot cake! The bag of carrots that were in the CSA are a one pound bag, which is the exact amount needed to make this cake. The result was […]

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is one of my favorite desserts and is simple to make. Roasting a pie pumpkin in order to make your own pumpkin puree is easier than you think and is super tasty.  Ingredients: 1 medium pie pumpkin Coconut or olive oil 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger […]

Pickled Beets

Ingredients: 5 pounds beets 5 cups apple cider vinegar 2.5 cups water 2.5 cups sugar 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch dice 5 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorn 2 tablespoons dried dill 1 tablespoon whole corriander 1 tablespoon whole red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon whole anise seeds 2 full sprigs fresh rosemary Instructions: […]

Red Cabbage Soup with Sausage

I made this soup a couple of days ago, and it has become one of my favorites. It is creamy and comforting, especially when it is cold outside. I used spicy Italian sausage to give the soup a little heat, but any skinless sausage will work. If you are vegetarian, oyster mushrooms would be a […]

Roasted Root Vegetables with Fresh Spinach

During the colder months of the year we take advantage of root vegetables that were harvested in the fall. While simply roasting root vegetables is a quick and delicious way to enjoy them, this recipe adds a little something extra. The recipe listed below is just a basic outline, the possibilities are endless with what […]

Mashed Rutabaga with Sour Cream and Dill

Rutabagas can be cooked just like potatoes, either roasted or mashed. This dish below can be a fun substitute for traditional mashed potatoes. Mashed Rutabaga with Sour Cream and Dill Ingredients: 2 to 3 pounds of rutabagas, peeled and chopped into 1 inch chunks salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons butter 1/4 cup to […]

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is one of my favorite desserts, especially around thanksgiving. This recipe was created by Chef Leah Chase with her unique pecan crust. If making homemade crust is not your cup of tea, you can always substitute a store-bought crust. Sweet Potato Pie Pie Filling Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes, boiled until tender […]