Winter Soup au Pistou

(Recipe courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen)   Winter Soupe au Pistou This is a variation of a classic French soup traditionally made with summer vegetables and pesto. I’ve mixed things up a bit to reflect the flavors of winter. 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, small dice 1 large carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 […]

Fall Session: Week 6 Box Contents

I’m so sorry for posting this a few days late!  There were some issues with a few items we ordered on Friday, so we were trying to finalize a more accurate box list to get it posted for you. Amazingly enough, we are now preparing for our fourth flood of the season – the fourth […]

Fall Session: Week 5 Recipe (Burdock, Beet, & Walnut Pilaf)

(Recipe courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen) Burdock, Beet, and Walnut Pilaf Here’s another option to utilize your burdock along with some of the other veg in this week’s box. A great side to go along with roasted chicken or a pork chop. 2 cups basmati rice 3 tablespoons butter 2 cipollini onions, finely diced 1 […]

Fall Session: Week 5 Recipe (Chamomile Poached Pears)

(Recipe & photo courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen) Chamomile Poached Pears I plan on enjoying these over my morning granola and yogurt, though I may deviate and use them to top a pound cake later in the week. 😉 2 d’anjou pears, peeled, halved, and cored 1 cup water 1 tablespoon dried chamomile blossoms (if […]

Fall Session: Week 5 Recipe (Burdock Syrup with Star Anise & Ginger)

(Recipe & photo courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen) Burdock Syrup with Star Anise and Ginger Burdock is a subtle, unusual ingredient that is often found in Asian markets where it is called gobo. I highly recommend using it the day you get it as it quickly becomes limp in the refrigerator. This is a simple […]

Fall Session: Week 5 Box Contents

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We were thrilled to use Jubilee sweet potatoes for the first time (we just made a simple mash with sweet potatoes, goat cheese, etc.).  What sort of wonderful holiday creations did you make with your Week 4 box? During the fall & winter months, a lot of […]

Sweet Potato Rice Bowl with Watercress

(Recipe courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen) Sweet Potato Rice Bowl with Watercress 1 large sweet potato, cut into bite sized pieces 1 small shallot, sliced 1 clove of garlic, chopped 1 inch piece ginger, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon white miso 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon mirin 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 1 tablespoon […]

Fall Session: Week 4 Box Contents

After withstanding three floods in 17 days, we’re all looking forward to a warm, comforting Thanksgiving meal!  We’ll have deliveries as usual on Wednesday, November 25th – this upcoming box will help to provide you with some of the flavorful & festive ingredients for holiday celebrations. We are really, really excited to be sending out sweet […]

Tackling Butternut Squash

Originally posted on kailyard kitchen:
Let’s talk about tackling the big, scary butternut. Every time I used to see a recipe that called for cubes of butternut squash, I would cringe and move on. The thought of figuring out how to slice that beast was completely overwhelming. Luckily, I’ve since learned there’s a simple technique…

Fall Session: Week 3 Recipe (Baked Apples with Maple Whipped Cream and Granola)

(Recipe & photo courtesy of Heather, Kailyard Kitchen) As promised, here’s another simple recipe for a cozy night in… Or maybe a special breakfast if you’d like to treat yourself! Be sure to drizzle the pan juices over the apples after you place them in their bowls for serving. Baked apples with Maple Whipped Cream […]