Category Archives: CSA

Whipped Almond Coconut Cream with Balsamic Strawberries

You have to go get a can of coconut cream. Like, right now. Seriously. Go buy it, put it in the refrigerator, and then you can sit and finish reading this post, because there will already be a can of coconut cream in your fridge. I mean, who doesn’t like strawberries and cream, right?! Well, yes, [...]
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Welcome Summer with Vegan Cashew Pesto

Whether it’s wafting over from your garden (oh I wish I had a garden!), or from your CSA box (in my case…), or even from your grocery store (when all else fails!) – I’m sure we can all agree that the sweet scent of fresh basil is THE smell of summer. Although basil can be [...]
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A New Kind of Kugel

Confession: I’m not the biggest lover of kugel. I find most kugels heavy, filling, and bland. So when I came across this inspired reinterpretation in Martha Stewart Living’s April issue that she called a “potato kugel gratin”, I knew I wanted my passover kugel to go in this novel direction. In her version, potatoes are wedged [...]
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CSA Cooking Class: Winter Share Tips

Tonight was not just any Wednesday night… Tonight my apartment was filled with 6 incredible women, and we chopped, chiffonaded and chatted our way through a bunch of root vegetables, creating a fantastic dinner. This was the first of what I hope will be a series of cooking classes that I am offering to members of the [...]
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Slow Cooker Congee: To Cook Jook

Living in Queens, there are ample opportunities for culinary inspiration, and dim sum brunch yesterday was merely one of those times. Heading out for dim sum means that there are many steamed buns, dumplings, and fried meat morsels in your future. However, before you get to the doughy goodness of steamed delectables, there is often an opportunity [...]
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