Yummy Yellow Salsa (photo by Alice Henneman)
My latest CSA box (photo by Alice Henneman)
I was running short on time when I received my most recent CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box from Pekarek’s Produce.
I decided to see if I could use almost all the produce in just one recipe as I was leaving town in a few days. I almost succeeded except for the eggplant and there was only so much of the habanero peppers and onion I could include in one salsa recipe.
It turned out a lovely yellow color. Here is how I made it ….
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Tagged cantaloupe, Community supported agriculture, farmers market, habanero peppers, healthy cooking, nutrition, recipe, sweet corn
Cantaloupe and Vanilla Yogurt Parfait (photo by Alice Henneman)
My CSA box this week contained one of the biggest, tastiest cantaloupes I’ve ever experienced! I was inspired to combine it into a parfait with one of my favorite foods, vanilla Greek yogurt.
No recipe needed! Just layer yogurt and melon (cut into bite-size chunks) into a serving glass. Add a layer of granola, if you like.
Makes a quick breakfast or brunch dish or a delightful dessert. Here’s a trick I use to quickly remove the seeds from cantaloupe …
Fresh produce tastes so good you don’t need to add a lot of spices and seasonings to give it flavor. I didn’t even use a recipe for our meal last night for a “Fresh Veggie Pasta Salad.” Here’s what I did and how it turned out ….
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Tagged cheese, Community supported agriculture, cucumbers, farmers market, green peppers, healthy cooking, local foods, pasta, sweet corn, tomatoes
Raw onions can be quickly frozen without blanching them first. (Photo by Alice Henneman)
I’m about to leave town for a few days but still have portions of cut onions left in my refrigerator. If I don’t do something with them, I either need to toss them now or I’ll have to toss them when I get home.
I decided to freeze them. This method took me about 3 minutes …