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Roasted Root Veggies

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Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 4–6 cups assorted root veggies (turnips, radishes, carrots, parsnips, potatoes, yams, etc.), sliced in diagonal chunks or wedges of around the same size 1 onion, sliced in eighths (optional) 2–3 garlic cloves, minced (optional) Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425°F. Very lightly coat the [...]

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Buttered Radishes

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Adapted from eatingclubvancouver.com INGREDIENTS 1–2 watermelon radishes 1 tablespoon butter (or more as needed) 1–2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped (optional) Salt to taste (start with 1/4 teaspoon or so) PREPARATION Scrub radishes well and remove tops and tips. Thinly slice radishes (around 1/8-inch thick). Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat, and [...]

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Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

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Recipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup onions, cut in 1/2-inch dice (or more to taste) 2 tablespoons olive or other vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional) 2 cups potatoes (sweet or regular), in about 1-inch dice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup milk or cream Butter to taste (optional) [...]

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Garlic Dill New Potatoes

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Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 pound of new potatoes, cut into eighths 2-3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt PREPARATION Cut the potatoes in half, cut the halves in half, then cut the quarters in half, so that you have [...]

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Basic Sautéed Green Beans

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Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb green beans 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil salt PREPARATION Trim the stems off the beans and slice into desired length. In a skillet, heat oil and add garlic, stirring for about 3 minutes. Add the green beans and cook, stirring until done to your [...]

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Spring Toastie with Herbed Goat Cheese

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Recipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup radishes, very thinly sliced (1/8-inch thick, or thinner if you have a mandoline slicer) 1 cup lettuce, torn into large pieces 1/2 cup onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons dill, minced 1/2 cup goat cheese 1 small clove garlic, crushed and minced, or [...]

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Spring Toastie with Parsley Aioli

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Recipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 2 small or one large zucchini, trimmed, and thinly sliced lengthwise about 1/4-inch thick 4 thin slices of onion, about 1/8-inch thick 1 cup carrots, trimmed, and thinly sliced lengthwise about 1/4-inch thick 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic 2 tablespoons parsley, minced 1/4 cup mayonnaise [...]

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Baked Acorn Squash Rings

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Adapted from The Martha Stewart Cookbook INGREDIENTS 1 small acorn squash 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces Coarse salt (kosher or sea) Freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, minced (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut the unpeeled squash crosswise into 1/2-inch slices, [...]

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Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS Brussels sprouts Olive oil Salt and pepper Fresh crushed garlic (optional) Fresh grated Parmesan cheese (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400°F. Rinse Brussels sprouts well, remove any yellow or damaged outer leaves, trim off the base, and slice in half. Toss sprouts in a bowl with enough olive oil to [...]

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Easy Collard Greens with Rice

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Adapted from vegetarian.about.com INGREDIENTS 2 cups collard greens, rinsed and chopped 1 cup white rice 2 cups vegetable broth 1 tablespoon butter (or vegan margarine) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (more or less to taste) Pepper to taste Cayenne pepper to taste (optional) PREPARATION In a large pot, bring vegetable broth to [...]

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Fennel Potato Salad

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 2 cups potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup fennel bulb, sliced across about 1/4-inch thick 1/4 cup onion (red, yellow, or white), finely diced 1 clove garlic, finely minced (optional) 1/4 cup olive oil 2–3 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon [...]

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Chioggia Beet Salad

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Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 4 chioggia beets, with 1” of stems 2 tablespoons scallions or other onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar (or other vinegar) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 1 tablespoon grated orange zest (optional) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup olive oil PREPARATION Cover beets in [...]

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Dill Fingerling Potatoes

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Adapted from foodnetwork.com INGREDIENTS 5–7 fingerling potatoes, rinsed, scrubbed, but not peeled 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill PREPARATION Melt butter in a Dutch oven or large heavy-bottomed pot. Add whole potatoes, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and toss well. Cover the pot tightly and cook over low heat [...]

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Fresh Herbed Peas

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Adapted from food.com INGREDIENTS 1 cup green peas, shelled 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (mint, basil, or cilantro) 1/2 teaspoon sugar Salt and pepper, to taste PREPARATION Lightly boil or steam fresh peas until just tender, about 2–3 minutes. Drain and set aside. Heat butter in a saucepan, and add peas, herbs, [...]

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Quick Sautéed Zucchini

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Adapted from smittenkitchen.com INGREDIENTS 2 zucchini, cut into 1/8-inch matchsticks 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons thinly sliced almonds Salt and freshly ground pepper Freshly shaved Romano or Parmesan cheese (optional) PREPARATION Heat oil on med-high in a large skillet. When oil is hot but not smoking, add the almonds to the pan. Cook them, [...]

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Roasted Dumpling Squash

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Adapted from dreamydish.com INGREDIENTS 1 sweet dumpling squash 4 teaspoons butter, divided Salt and pepper Options: A pinch or two of minced fresh or dried herbs, such as rosemary. 2–4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350ºF. Cut squash in half, and remove the seeds and extra bits with a spoon. Turn squash [...]

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Lemon Dill Sauté: Brussels Sprouts and French Breakfast Radishes

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Adapted from eatingclubvancouver.com INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 to 2 cups French breakfast radishes, thinly sliced (1/8 to 1/4 inches thick) 1-1/2 to 2 cups Brussels sprouts, outer leaves removed, washed, trimmed, and quartered 2 tablespoons butter 1–2 teaspoons chopped dill 1 teaspoon lemon zest Juice of 1 lemon Salt and freshly ground black pepper PREPARATION Melt butter [...]

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Roasted & Mashed Garlic Sweet Potatoes

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled, in 1-inch dice 4 cloves of garlic (more or less to taste), peeled but left whole ¼ cup vegetable broth, heated 3 tablespoons olive or other vegetable oil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Butter to taste (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. Toss [...]

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Classic Carrot Salad

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Adapted from simplyrecipes.com INGREDIENTS 3–4 cups freshly grated carrots 1 large apple (or 2 small), cored and chopped 1/2 cup raisins 1/4 cup mayonnaise or vegenaise 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional) PREPARATION Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and stir. Add more mayo/vegenaise as needed. Serves 2–3. Prep time, 5–10 minutes. Cook’s note: [...]

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Warm Wilted Baby Spinach

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Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1 bag baby spinach (around 4 cups) 1/2 cup shallot or onion, finely chopped 1–2 cloves garlic, minced (optional) 1 Tbsp of olive oil Vegetable broth Salt and pepper PREPARATION Wash and drain baby spinach well. Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat and add shallots or [...]

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Roasted Sunchokes with Garlic and Thyme

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Adapted from foodbuzz.com INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound sunchokes, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and left whole 2 teaspoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 3 teaspoons parsley, chopped Fresh thyme leaves, from 1 sprig (stem discarded) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425°F. Scrub sunchokes (aka, Jerusalem artichokes) well under cold running water, [...]

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Mashed Roots and Radishes!

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Adapted from localfoods.about.com INGREDIENTS 2 sweet potatoes 3–4 carrots 3–4 radishes 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk (approximate) 2–3 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION Peel sweet potatoes, and cut all veggies into large, similarly sized chunks. Put them in a pot and cover with cold water. Add salt and bring to a [...]

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Simple Sautéed Delicata Squash

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Recipe by Meta Dunn INGREDIENTS 1 delicata squash 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced (or 1 tablespoon of minced shallot or onion) 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Marinara sauce (optional) Freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (optional) PREPARATION Cut delicata squash in half, clean out seeds, and slice thinly (1/4 to 1/2 inch). Heat [...]

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Roasted Root Vegetables

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by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 2 parsnips, scrubbed well or peeled and cut in diagonal chunks 3–4 carrots, scrubbed well or peeled and cut in diagonal chunks 1–2 potatoes, sliced in wedges 1–2 yams, sliced in wedges 1 red onion, sliced in eighths 1/3–1/2 cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Fresh herbs for garnish [...]

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Potato Radish Salad

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Adapted from foodandspice.blogspot.com INGREDIENTS 3–4 medium potatoes (with skins), quartered lengthwise 1 bunch radishes, thinly sliced 1/2–3/4 cup young celery, diced (optional) 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped (or thinly sliced green onions or minced shallots) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Dressing: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons [...]

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Broccoli with Sesame and Scallions

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Adapted from food.com INGREDIENTS 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets 2 garlic cloves, minced 3–4 scallions, minced 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon sesame seeds PREPARATION Place broccoli florets in a steamer basket over 1 inch of boiling water. Steam the broccoli until bright green and crisp-tender (don’t overcook!). While [...]

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Green Beans Hellenika

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Adapted from Laurel’s Kitchen, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut in thirds 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt Dash pepper About 1/2 cup water or stock PREPARATION In a medium-sized saucepan, sauté onions in olive [...]

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Easy Roasted Root Veggies

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Recipe by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 1 bunch baby carrots 3–5 radishes, sliced in half 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper 1–2 sprigs fresh thyme or dill, roughly chopped PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss veggies with olive oil, salt and pepper. Spread on a baking sheet and roast for about 25 minutes or until [...]

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Heirloom & Cucumber Salad

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Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop, included in the Capay Valley FarmShares case INGREDIENTS 1 pound heirloom tomatoes 1 pound cucumbers 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 bunch fresh basil, diced (optional) PREPARATION Trim and cube tomatoes. Skin cucumbers if desired, quarter lengthwise & slice thinly. [...]

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Tabouleh

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Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 cup bulgur wheat 1 2/3 cups boiling water 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 cup green onions or other onion, chopped 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 3 sprigs fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon salt ground black pepper to taste Feta cheese, [...]

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Summer Squash and Feta Cheese Salad

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Adapted from World Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1+ pounds summer squash 2 scallions, cut into fine rounds 1/2 pound feta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp salt + to taste PREPARATION Trim away the squash [...]

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Oven-Roasted Corn

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Recipe by Julie Collins INGREDIENTS 2–3 cobs of fresh corn 1–2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper 12-spice blend (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove husks from corn, and place each cob on its own sheet of tin foil, with the edges turned up slightly to contain olive oil. Drizzle olive oil on corn, [...]

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Cucumber Apple Slaw

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Adapted from realsimple.com INGREDIENTS 1 small cucumber, cut into matchsticks 1 apple, cored and cut into matchsticks 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 1/4 cup plain yogurt 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt PREPARATION In a bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt. Add cucumber, apple, and celery, [...]

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Braised Savoy Cabbage

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Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1  head savoy cabbage 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar or lemon juice 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) Salt PREPARATION Remove and discard the tough outer green leaves of the Savoy cabbage. Cut it [...]

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Asparagus Three Ways

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Adapted from Mark Bitittman/nytimes.com Here are three quick and easy options for preparing a delicious asparagus side dish or entrée. 1. STEAMED with Fresh Aioli Sauce Put asparagus in a covered pot with an inch of water (they may stand, lean, or lie flat) and turn heat to high. Put an egg yolk in a [...]

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Roasted Green Garlic

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From Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 4 bulbs green garlic 4 sprigs thyme 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375 Fahrenheit. Trim root and dark green ends of the green garlic. Slice in half lengthwise. Place in a roasting pan/dish just large enough to hold them.  Drizzle with oil, [...]

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Quick Pickled Radishes

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Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 bunch radishes (any variety will work), greens removed, sliced into rounds or sticks Rice vinegar to cover (about 1 & 1/2 cup) 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt Red Chili flakes or whole dried red pepper (optional) PREPARATION Place 3/4 cup of vinegar, sugar and salt [...]

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Pea Salad

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Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons sesame oil or other cooking oil 2-3 cups snow peas or sugar snap peas or combo, trimmed 3 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce) 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 clove garlic, crushed (or 1 green garlic stalk, chopped) Peppercorns Salt to taste PREPARATION Heat sesame oil [...]

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Yellow Split Pea Dip

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By Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1/2 cup dried yellow split peas 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice hot sauce to taste (optional) 1 teaspoon [...]

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Mache Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

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Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1 bunch or bag of mache greens 1 orange, supremed (see Cook’s note); reserve juice for the vinaigrette Chopped pecans or other nuts (optional) Citrus Vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, very finely minced Salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION [...]

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Sautéed Kale with Green Garlic

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Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of kale 2 tablespoons green garlic, minced 1 medium onion (or half a large onion), chopped 1 tablespoon of olive oil Vegetable broth Salt and pepper PREPARATION Wash greens well and tear or chop into bite-size pieces. Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat and [...]

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Glazed Radishes

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Adapted from Gourmet Magazine INGREDIENTS 1 bunch radishes, rinsed and trimmed (cut large radishes in half; small radishes may be left whole) 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon minced parsley leaves Water, enough to just cover the radishes PREPARATION In a heavy saucepan wide enough to hold the radishes in [...]

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Chard with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

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Courtesy of Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 4 cups coarsely chopped chard 1 cup grape tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt, 1 teaspoon + 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss tomatoes with the olive oil and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon [...]

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