Chickpeas and Dandelion Greens

Early in the Spring, my CSA often included dandelion greens, so I’m always look for new ways to cook this bitter herb. The week of this dish, however, we just chomped through all of our lettuces and greens so quickly that I was out in the yard harvesting our homegrown dandelion greens by the weekend! This recipe, from “Super Natural Everyday,” really benefits from soaked, … Continue reading Chickpeas and Dandelion Greens

Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

I believe that almost anything can go into a burrito or wrap. Arriving home with another huge CSA share, and still swimming in vegetables from last week’s late holiday delivery, I made a mission out of using as many vegetables and odds and ends as possible in last nights dinner. I fried garlic scapes and green onions in a wok, then added dandelion greens and … Continue reading Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

Another Local Fall Dinner Party

Why a dinner party? Because the Phillies were playing, and because my CSA was bursting out baskets. Pre-game we all sat down for dinner and wine and cheer, which helped us later, when we lost the game terribley. I love spaghetti squash, and served it with a homemade heirloom tomatoe and roasted garlic sauce that I made in the summer and froze. Yellow and orange … Continue reading Another Local Fall Dinner Party

An Impromtu Fall Dinner Party

Fall has arrived! My CSA is bursting with delicious Fall vegetables, and I was so excited to roast a big pan of vegetables, I had to throw an impromtu dinner party. A giant pan of yellow potatoes, sweet potatoes, and red onions, roasted with some garlic cloves, olive oil, pepper and salt. A salad of spinach and dandelion greens with cherry tomatoes – all from … Continue reading An Impromtu Fall Dinner Party

One Local Summer: Whiskey marinated tempeh, greens and sweet potatoes

I’m participating in Farm to Philly’s One Local Summer Challenge. Every week, I’ve agreed to make a meal consisting entirely of local ingredients (excluding herbs and spices). I’m hoping that this will be an exciting challenge, and also help me make better use of my abundant CSA and lovely Co-Op. I hadn’t seen my friends Beth and Josh for weeks, so I invited them over … Continue reading One Local Summer: Whiskey marinated tempeh, greens and sweet potatoes