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Roasted Tomato Soup

Recipe by Sarah Spencer 3-4 lbs of Tomatoes 1 Large or 2 Small Yellow Onions 7-8 Cloves Garlic 2-3 Cups ChickenStock, Vegetable Stock or Water Handful of Fresh Basil 1 Bay Leaf 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 4 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar Salt & Pepper Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt (garnish) Set oven to 400º. Cut tomatoes []

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Grilled Tomatillo Salsa

Recipe by Sarah Spencer 7 or 8 Tomatillos  1/4 of a Medium Red Onion 1 Jalapeno, more or less to taste 1 Large Handful Cilantro 1 Lime, juiced Salt & Pepper Cut tomatillos in half, cut red onion into very thick slices and cut jalapeno in half. Grill them all until black char marks show []

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Garlic Sautéed Braising Greens

Welcome to SUMMER! It is the beginning of what I like to call “Food Heaven.” So many wonderful vegetables come into season, really opening the door to some wonderful flavors. Summer is simple and fresh! This, our first delivery week, will include a smathering of different braising greens. This greens may include, kale, mustard, escarole, []

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Dill Pickles

From www.wisebread.com: I’m a dill pickle addict. Once that seal has been popped on my jar of Claussen dills, I usually take care of that jar within 24 hours. Pickles aren’t cheap, however, so I went for a DIY remedy that tastes pretty darn good (and you won’t need any canning abilities to make these homemade pickles.) []

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Spinach & Strawberries Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 to 2 bags baby (or a big bunch of fresh CSA) spinach 1 pint strawberries, sliced 1 bag slivered almonds shredded cheddar cheese, optional ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ¼ teaspoon paprika ¼ cup cider vinegar ½ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon minced onion, optional Get a bag or two depending on how many people you need to feed of baby spinach1 pint of strawberrys []

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Garlic scape pesto

Garlic scapes keep coming and they’re fantastic!  One great use for them is to make a garlic scape pesto. If you have a favorite pesto recipe, you can basically substitute scapes for some or all of the basil.  If you need a starting place, the recipe below will get you started.  Note that it can []

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Asian Inspired Buckwheat Noodle Soup

I’ve been posting a lot of recipes that use our HA veggies on my food blog, www.violincyn.wordpress.com so please check that out! Here’s what I made for dinner last night with some things from this week’s share. This made enough soup to easily serve 4 as a meal 1 32 oz. container mushroom stock, or []

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Asparagus Scallion Quiche

1 pie crust 1 full bunch (about 2 cups) chopped fresh asparagus 1 bunch (about 1/2 cup) chopped fresh scallions 1/2 c. cheese of your choice we used a ‘garlic champignon’ from Whole Foods 4 medium eggs ~2 tbl. olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350.  Saute asparagus and scallions in []

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Stir Fry with Pac Choi

This recipe is from Joe Caswell, a dear friend and a Harvest Astoria CSA member! It is delicious! Serves 4 1 head of pac choi (or two smaller ones), sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 4 carrots, sliced 10 shiitake (or other) mushrooms, sliced 5 scallions, sliced 1 head of Chinese cabbage, shredded Sautee the above in olive []

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Arugula Salad Pizza

Thanks to Harvest Astoria member, Maria Hubbard, for this delicious sounding pizza recipe! This was AMAZING, easy to make, and used 3 of our share items! And since it’s pizza you can easily modify it to your tastes. 1 store bought pizza crust1 small pkg goat cheese, softened1 oz roasted red peppers (jarred or roasted []

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Watermelon-Tomato Salad with Spearmint Vinaigrette

A big thank you to Harvest Astoria member Becky Henretta for this refreshing and delightful recipe! For the salad 1/2 lg. watermelon (yellow will look beautiful) 5 sm. tomatoes (however many will be 50-50 with your watermelon) several sprigs cilantro salt pepper Use a melon baller to scoop balls out of the watermelon (or cube []

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Tomato Sauce with Zucchini

Thanks to Karen George for this recipe. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil in a 9 or 10 inch pan.  Add some chopped onion and saute until translucent.  Add a chopped garlic glove and some dried oregano and/or dried basil and saute a little more.  Add some zucchini cut into half-inch cubes, and some salt []

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Mottainai

Thanks to Meg Tanaka for sharing this recipe with us! Radish leaves bowl 1 bunch radish leaves (from 5 radishes, from 9/8 share) 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon sake 1/2 teaspoon ground sesame 3/4 cup dried Bonito flake (You can easily get it at Japanese food store in NYC.) steamed rice Heat 1 tbsp sesame oil.  []

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Spicy Sichuan Ground Pork, Tofu, & Chinese Celery Stir-fry

Thanks to Joyce Chan for sharing this recipe from one of her family members! 1/2 lb. boneless pork chops, minced 1/2 block medium-firm tofu, cut into 1″ pieces 1/2 chinese celery (thinner version of American celery), cut into 2″ pieces, including leaves 1-2 Tbs. Mala Sauce (chili flavored oil)    (FYI- sauce contains peanuts & anchovies) []

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Jerusalem Waldorf Salad

Becky Henretta shared this recipe with us that uses the Jerusalem artichoke (and celery) we received! Thank you Becky!!  For the dressing: 3 large spoonfuls of mayonnaise 2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs yellow raisins 3 tbs fresh ginger, roughly chopped sm. clove garlic (optional) pinch salt For the salad: 1/3 cup walnut pieces, lightly toasted 1 []

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