potato and squash casserole

Recipes, Squashes
This is a casserole I often make with summer squash and potatoes. (The recipe is here.) I used four of the varieties of potatoes that I grew this year: Rio Grande Russet (bright white flesh), Yellow Gold (red skin), Red Norland (red skin, white flesh) and Green Mountain. (Here’s a…
 
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Mexican cole slaw

Recipes
I got the idea for this Mexican cole slaw recipe from a TV show on fish tacos. Its great with any kind of tacos – and maybe even any meal. Perfect with fresh homegrown cabbage. The unexpected combination of cabbage, lime juice and cilantro is just fantastic. RECIPE1 cup cabbage,…
 
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grilled beets

Recipes, Root Vegetables
The bottom line is – fantastic! My husband invented this one. My Lutz beets, his grilling. It was an experiment. I’ve looked on-line for grilled beet recipes. They suggest grilling whole in foil, or par boiling, or marinating slices 30 min then grilling. We like to do quick food prep:…
 
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stir fried bok choy on noodles

Recipes
Encouraged by my pretty little bok choy, I have taken up wok cooking. I think this will be my preferred method this summer. So versatile: – only one pot to clean – I like to see everything cut up and laid out ahead of time – QUICK! – delicious My…
 
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Sunday night pizza

Recipes, Tomatoes
I wanted to share a photo of the delicious pizza we’ve been making often this winter. The sauce is from my garden last summer. I threw in many different tomato varieties, some carrots, basil, onions, cooked it down and froze it. The pizza also has the last of the cayenne…
 
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potato pancakes

Recipes, Root Vegetables
I ran into a very nice woman and dog the other day and we walked around the fields and talked. She’s a good cook and, when I told her I grow potatoes, she asked “what do you do with potatoes?” (with her expression implying “why on earth would anyone want…
 
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humble leek and potato soup

Recipes, Root Vegetables
Marian Morash says this is a “perfectly simple, humble soup is wonderful for supper on a cold, wet day”. I got the recipe from page 158 of the Victory Garden Cookbook, but substituted celeriac for celery and plain yogurt for heavy cream. It was absolutely fantastic! Gretta pulled this leek…
 
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greens with potatoes and onions

Recipes
I made a terrific casserole yesterday. All veggies from my garden or my recent CSA distribution: collard and beet greens, celeriac, potatoes and onions. Next time I’ll make more, as this is really good the next day too. Its a good warm dish for a freezing cold night. Its about…
 
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