This Week’s Box, 11/24/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Avocado, romaine lettuce, red beets, white carrots, cilantro, chard, orange carrots, green onion, parsley Herbs: Mint, rosemary, oregano, thyme Fruits:  Asian pears, tangerines (large and small), red grapes

Creamy Zucchini Soup

As the weather gets colder, we find ourselves making more soups because they are not only warm and comforting but also nourishing and easy for the body to assimilate. A bowl of zucchini soup is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, potassium, folate, fiber, and antioxidants. The zucchini, formerly known

This Week’s Box, 11/17/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, sweet potatoes, amaranth, avocados, cilantro, chard, zucchini, beets, parsley, green onion Fruits: Pink lady apples, red grapes, avocados, green grapes, tangerines

Sweet Potato Ice Cream

The sweet potato is a dicot and a member of the Convolvulaceae or the Morning-Glory Family. There are about 400 varieties differentiated by their skin and flesh color. They are a traditional holiday favorite, rich in vitamin A and C and a nice alternative to white potatoes. They were brought

This Week’s Box, 11/10/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Romaine lettuce, red beets, avocados, sweet potatoes, green onion, chard, amaranth, parsley, cilantro Fruits: Watermelon, fuji apples, avocados, limes, tangerines

Green Onion Casserole

The green onion, also called a scallion is an underground bulb related to the lily and known for its flavor and smell. It is a member of the Allium species, all of which lack a fully developed root bulb. Green onions are relatively mild in flavor and can be eaten raw

This Week’s Box, 11/3/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables- Romaine lettuce, green onion, white carrot, red beet, zucchini, spinach, orange carrot, cilantro, parsley Fruit-  Fuji apple, tangerine, red grape, braeburn apple, pomegranate, lemon, lime       We are also happy to announce that we are adding a new certified

Persimmon Pudding

The persimmon is an edible fruit that ranges in color from yellow-orange to dark red-orange. Commercially it is sold in two forms: astringent and non-astringent. The most common is the astringent heart-shaped variety known as Hachiya. The astringent persimmon contains high levels of soluble tannins which make it unpalatable until

This Week’s Box, 10/27/14

In this week’s box you will find a selection of the following: Vegetables: Carrots, parsley, red beets, butter lettuce, amaranth (chinese spinach), green onion, romaine lettuce, zucchini   Fruits: Pink lady apples, persimmons, fuji apples, grapes                        

Zucchini Fritters

The Zucchini is a summer squash that belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo. It is usually dark or light green in color. A zucchini can grow to be almost a meter in length but they are usually harvested at half that size or less. Botanically a zucchini is a fruit because it is