RECIPES

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Vegetable Spiral Tart

Check out this gorgeous recipe for a vegetable tart using summer squash, carrots and beets: For the pastry: 1 1/2 cups (190g) all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1/2 cup (110g) cold butter 1 tbsp. cold water For the filling: 3.5 oz. (100g) mozzarella 3.5 oz (100g) gruyère...

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Roasted Beet, Fennel, Walnut Salad

Ingredients Salad: 3 beets 1 teaspoons olive oil 1 fennel bulb with stalk 2 cups sliced escarole- in next week's box... or use belgian endive 3-4 tbsps toasted walnuts 3-4 cups spinach 1/4 tsp salt pinch of ground black pepper Dressing: 1.5 tablespoons red wine...

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Steamed Tokyo Turnips

Tokyo Turnips are great raw in a salad and the greens are excellent cooked.  Here's Martha Stewart's version of the very simple way that I often prepare them. INGREDIENTS 2 bunches Tokyo turnips with greens Coarse salt, unsalted butter, olive oil, vinegar, soy sauce,...

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Grilled Radicchio Risotto

1 1/2 medium heads of radicchio 4 Tbsps olive oil salt and pepper 1 medium yellow onion 2 quarts chicken stock 1 1/4 cup Arborio rice 1/3 cup dry white wine 2 tsp balsamic vinegar 4 tbsps butter Trim the radicchio, tearing off any bruised or damaged leaves and cutting...

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Simple Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups Kabocha, Buttercup or Sugar Pumpkin puree 2 shallot bulbs, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups stock (I use homemade chicken) 1 cup milk (whole goat or cow milk; can also use light coconut milk) 2 Tbsp maple syrup (or honey) 1/4 tsp each sea...

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Tokyo Turnip Pickles

Here's an excerpt from The Japanese Food Report about Kabu (we call them Tokyo Turnips) Turnips, daikon, beets and radishes aren't only about the tasty bulbous root -- the leaves are just as important. I'm always a little amazed (incredulous) to see these delicious...

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Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash

Ingredients 1 butternut squash (2 pounds) 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter 2 ounces pancetta, diced 1/2 cup minced shallots (2 large) 1 1/2 cups...

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Brazilian Blue Moro Beans

1lb of Blue Moro Beans 6 Cups of Water or vegetable or chicken stock 2-3 bay leaves olive oil or lard 1 yellow onion chopped 3 cloves of garlic, diced 1/2 tsp cumin 3-4 Tablespoons of white vinegar (you can also use apple cider or wine vinegar) 1/4 Cup diced parsley...

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Butter & Garlic Tossed Carrots

Here's another recipe-less recipe from the Kurtak Family. This was one of my Dad's side dishes. It's super easy.. Whenever I go to potlucks and don't have much time, this is one of my fall backs. You won't believe how many people will ooh and ahh over it and ask for...

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Creamy Tomato Salad Dressing

Looking for a way to use an overripe tomato and add some dazzle to your salad? From the following basic recipe you can add dried tarragon, a garlic clove or some roasted peppers to change it up - but the basic recipe is also delicious as is. Here's what you'll need: •...

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Butternut Squash and Spinach Gratin

serves 8-10 Ingredients 3lbs fresh spinach or 3 10-oz packages of frozen leaf spinach, thawed 5 Tbsps unsalted butter plus additional or greasing the pan 3/4 Cups finely chopped onion 3 garlic cloves 1 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 heaping tsp nutmeg 1 cup...

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Beet Steak Sandwich

Ingredients: Beets sliced into circles about 1/4 inch thick Beet greens olive oil garlic granules 1 cloves garlic minced Balsamic vinegar Your favorite bread for sandwiches Directions: Place all ingredients except greens and fresh garlic in a zip lock bag or...

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Roasted Squash and Kale Soup

(This recipe works with just about any winter squash) Ingredients: 1 squash peeled and cubed 1 leek chopped 1 bunch of kale chopped and stems removed 3-6 cloves of garlic 6-8 cups of vegetable or chicken broth (I like using bullion cubes and making the broth a little...

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Red Rice with Roasted Squash

Ingredients 1 Acorn squash, peeled and cut in 1-inch pieces (we thought you could substitute Stella Blue, but if you still have Delicata, Delicata is very similar to Acorn in texture and cooking time) 2 leeks sliced 3 red beets, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 fennel bulb,...

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Broccoli Radish Salad

Ingredients 3 cups broccoli florets 1½ cups radishes 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup golden raisins ½ cup chopped red onion For the Dressing 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons olive...

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Mint Chutney

1 cups chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup chopped mint 2tsps fresh ginger, chopped 2tsps of garlic, chopped 2 tsps of green chili's (serrano, habanero, or jalapeno), chopped 1 tablespoons desiccated coconut salt 2 Tbsps lemon juice blend all the ingredients together and...

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Kale Salad with Bacon & Potatoes

Baby Kale and Little Gem Salad with Bacon, Roasted Potatoes, and Truffle Vinaigrette Ingredients 12 oz baby potatoes (cut into bite-sized chunks) 2 Tbsp olive oil 8 oz bacon (cooked until crisp) 1 bag baby kale 2 little gems (cut crosswise into 1-inch-wide strips) 1 ½...

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Cannellini Beans with Gypsy Bells

1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped Gypsy bell pepper 4 cloves minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon dried rubbed sage 1 cup dried cannellini beans, soaked overnight, drained and rinsed 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup...

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