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Caramelized Pears and Onions

Raw Carrot Onion Salad of  Capay Valley Farm Shop

3 carrots, grated
1/2 small onion, diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, grated (optional)
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste


  • In a bowl, toss the carrots, onion, lemon juice and zest.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Spring Onion

Roasted Summer Squash Salad

Corn & Pepper Pudding

Cipollini Onion

Roasted Spring Cippolini Onions

onion_cipollini_spring-transCourtesy of  Capay Valley Farm Shop

Cippolini onions are an excellent variety of onion for roasting or grilling, as they are extra sweet when cooked or caramelized.


Spring cippolini onions, green trimmed off
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon dried thyme
salt to taste


Bermuda Onion

Calcot Onion