Monthly Archives: June 2008

Cake and Kale: A Confession

Recipe for a decadent side dish of Brown-Butter Creamed Winter Greens.View full post »

Shabby Chic Kale, Potato and Sausage Soup

A sweet riff on the Portuguese caldo verde, this hearty, healthy soup of kale, potatoes, white beans and chickenView full post »

Spoonful of suga’

Recipe for a fresh and delicious garlic scape pesto.View full post »

You say potato, I say cilantro…. You say tomato, I say cilantro….

Recipes for Warm Cilantro Potato Salad and Cilantro Sauce, which makes an excellent condiment for a variety of foods.View full post »

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Bacon Risotto

Recipe for Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Bacon Risotto.View full post »


Everyone has a favorite way to make homemade guacamole. This is my umami-rich version.View full post »

Rhubarb! A guest post from Julie Hartigan

An easy recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Compote, plus other ideas for using rhubarb.View full post »

Green garlic: the part that grows above the pay dirt

Links to resources about green garlic, and a recipe for Basil and Green Garlic Pesto.View full post »

Father’s Day Menu

Recipe for grilled skirt steak with Asian-style marinade.View full post »

Girl meets grill

A seasonal menu with recipes for Grilled Wild Alaskan Salmon, Fresh Tomato Salsa, peanutty Soba Noodle Salad andView full post »

A face only mother earth could love

Horseradish recipes: The World’s Best Bloody Mary from the Barefoot Contessa, and The World’s Best CocktailView full post »

The Minimalist on Meat

Link to Mark Bittman’s article on eating less meat, and why that strategy makes extra sense for CSA members.View full post »

Melon Salad with Mint and Basil Vinaigrette

Recipe for Melon Salad with Mint and Basil Vinaigrette by Giada deLaurentiis, via full post »

Chocolate-Mint Pudding

Link to a recipe for chocolate-mint pudding from Cooking Light.View full post »

Sorrel Soup

This sorrel and potato soup is perfect as a first course or light lunch when the days start to warm up.View full post »

Chard and garlic greens frittata

Recipe for an easy frittata with chard and garlic greens.View full post »

The Catalpa Ridge Farm season begins today!

Inaugural post for the 2008 Catalpa Ridge Farm CSA season.View full post »