Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

We hope you have figured out how simple spaghetti squash is too cook (microwave recipe here)… and versatile, too. There is something about spaghetti squash that seems to pair so nicely with sausage, such as sweet Italian sausage and pesto, spicy chorizo and pico de gallo, or this recipe combines spaghetti squash, kielbasa and a…

Ratatouille

This recipe is a simple rendition of an often very fussy dish to make. Delicious all the same! Ingredients: 1 medium or 2 small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch dice 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more to taste 2 medium onions, cut into 1/2-inch dice 4 to 6 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 bunch basil, tied…

Pesto

A summer staple and such a good way to use up tons of fresh basil. Ingredients: 2 cups packed tender young basil leaves ¼ cup pine nuts 1 teaspoon salt 2 plump garlic cloves, peeled and crushed with flat blade of a knife ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more to taste ½ cup freshly…

Summer Bean Salad

Ingredients: · 3 cups cooked Garbanzo beans · 1 can corn · 3 carrots, grated · 1 small kohlrabi, peeled and grated · 1 cup snap peas, sliced · 1/2 cup kalamata olives · 3 garlic scapes, thinly sliced · 1/4 cup kalamata brine · Juice of 1 lemon · 1 Tbs olive oil · Matouks hot sauce, to taste · Garlic Chili oil, to taste · Fresh…

Lao Garden

Ever since our time in Laos we’ve craved good Lao ingredients to authenticate various dishes. In the northeast, however, these tropical plants are slow in growing. It has taken most of the summer, but with the help of the greenhouse we have some crops to show for the effort. Enjoy a this gallery displaying a…

Summer Chickpea Salad

A simply delicious hot summer’s day salad! Make ahead and refrigerate for an easy meal. Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chickpeas 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups corn kernels 2 cups cherry tomatoes or tomatoes, quartered 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives or scallions 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper…