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Cold Tomato Soup

Cold Tomato Soup

Last week my Vollmer Farm CSA contained many delicious goodies – strawberries, asparagus, English cucumbers, tomatoes, Napa cabbage and sweet potatoes. All of these foods are delicious on their own, prepared very simply, a light grill, simple roast, lightly steamed or just sliced and eaten raw. Since we are quickly heading into that time of […]

CSA Week 4 – Homemade Chinese Takeout

It’s that time of the week again. Yay! Yay! For CSA Day!! Today’s share contained strawberries, collard greens, Napa cabbage, carrots, asparagus and tomatoes. What to do…what to do?!!? Well, the strawberries will be divided up into tomorrow’s breakfast of greek yogurt with granola and the kid’s lunch boxes…the asparagus will lightly grilled next to […]

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

This past Tuesday was week three of my Vollmer Farm CSA share. This share contained strawberries, asparagus, sweet potatoes, carrots and red candy onions. Today’s recipe will utilize the sweet potatoes and onions. I’ve mentioned before that we could possibly become a vegetarian family, especially for the 20 weeks of our CSA share if it weren’t […]

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Baking Bread with The Grain Mill of Wake Forest

This week my quest to source local foods led me to The Grain Mill of Wake Forest. I will be completely honest, when I first started researching The Grain Mill, I found it a bit overwhelming. I feared the only way to purchase was in bulk…big time bulk. I’m happy to announce I was very, […]

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Quinoa with Roasted Garlic & Tomatoes

Quinoa is pronounced “keen-wha”. Funny little word, roll the word around on your tongue a little, it’s fun to say. It tastes like…well, it pretty much tastes like whatever you put with it, not nearly as exotic as it sounds! Quinoa is not just a grain, it’s the wonder kid of grains. Not only is […]

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