Radish Butter & Arugula Baguettes

I was really looking for something interesting to do with radishes when I found the concept of radish baguettes. It’s a French thing – my recipe is an adaptation of a Martha Stewart recipe that involves making a compound radish butter spread over warm baguette halves, then dressing up the crunchy spicy baguettes with fresh…

Mizuna & Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Anyone whose had this classic treat remembers it. Our recipe spices it up a bit with peppery mizuna fresh from the garden. 6 oz fresh washed mizuna 3 cloves garlic 1 TBSP good olive oil 1 TBSP butter 6 oz angel hair pasta fresh cracked black pepper freshly grated parmesan cheese Place a large saucepan…

Bean Thread Noodles with Asian Greens

With the nonstop rain putting the damper on other farm chores today, I decided to develop some recipes using this week’s CSA share veggies. This simple stir fry of asian greens and garlic is not only super easy and fast, but tastes delicious, and cuts down on carbs by using satisfyingly chewy bean thread noodles…

“Lodal Creek Farm” Butternut Squash & Kale Gratin

Our kale was still bountiful on Thanksgiving Day, and I MUST have butternut squash for Thanksgiving Dinner, so I decided to try my hand at a Butternut Squash and Kale Gratin using our farm veggies. The kale in this turns out just lightly steamed from the baking with zero mushiness, and the nutty flavors from…

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde Jam Recipe

We had tomatillos all the way into the last weekend of October this year, when I finally just pulled them out of the ground even though they were still heavy with fruit. With 30 lbs of tomatillos on hand, I figured I’d better start canning! This recipe is almost straight from the Ball canning recipes…

Roasted Veggie-Noodle Lasagna with Swiss Chard Ricotta Filling

This DELICIOUS nutrient rich all veggie & cheese (no pasta!) low carb dish impressed even my finicky 12 year old. For the noodle layers: 2 lbs eggplant, sliced 1/4 inch thick light sprinkle of salt 2-3 tablespoons olive oil For the filling: 1/2 lb swiss chard, deveined and chopped (spinach is fine too) 1 large…

Anna Karenina’s Kitchen

Today was SO MUCH FUN!! First, Thank You, Julia for letting me visit your world! (http://oldworldsoups.com). Wow! I LOVE when people tell me they enjoyed our produce or flowers, but this was the very first time I experienced the true satisfaction of seeing all those pounds of tomatoes and basil go into a market stand…

Yellow Thai Curry

Yellow Curry is the easiest of all the Thai curry dishes – sweet and sour with warm flavors, and not overly hot. Here’s my recipe – garnished with a bit of Spicy Globe (bright citrus essence) basil. It’s a great way to convince meat and potatoes types to get their Thai on!