Cabbage/Carrots/Greens/Salads and dressings

Sweet & Spicy Napa Cabbage Slaw

FOR THE SLAW 1. 1/3 cup golden raisins 2. small head napa cabbage (2 pounds), ribs removed, leaves thinly sliced crosswise 3. 2 medium carrots, shredded (2 cups) 4. 1 small apple, such as Granny Smith, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup) FOR THE DRESSING 1.1/3 cup cider vinegar 2. 1/4 cup honey 3. 2 tablespoons spicy stone-ground…

Kholrabi/Salads and dressings

Kholrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi Slaw with Basil + Apple A refreshing healthy summer salad made with kohlrabi, basil, apple, and a citrus honey vinaigarette! Trim and peel kohlrabi. ( I normally have to peel twice to get thru the thick skin). Cut off two ends. Cut in half from top to bottom. Thinly slice, rotate and slice again, making 1/4 inch matchsticks. Place…

Garlic/Herbs/Salads and dressings

Garlic Scape and honey dressing

We found this great dressing recipe on  What a great way to use many items that you have in your CSA bag!! Yield: 1 Cup Ingredients: 2 garlic scapes, coarsely chopped 2 green onions, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon honey 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard or similar brown mustard 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice dash salt 1/8…

Garlic/Greens/Salads and dressings

Garlic Scape Dressing

Garlic scapes are the curly fresh flower stalks that hard neck garlic produces.  They are available almost a full month before heads of garlic are so rather than use imported garlic, start using the scapes! In a food processor blend together 1 hand full garlic scapes (about 1/4 cup chopped) with the juice of one to two lemon Once the…

Asparagus/Potatoes/Salads and dressings/Spring onion

Spring salad with new potatoes

Shamelessly copied from  If you love good food and recipes that you can actually make, please go to this wonderful resource and try out a recipe! Salad with New Potatoes and Pickled Spring Onion 2 pounds small new or fingerling potatoes (I used a mix of reds and yukon golds) 1 pound asparagus 1/4 pound sugar snap peas, green…

Salads and dressings/Tomatoes

Local greek salad

It’s simple, it’s fresh, it’s delicious, it’s LOCAL! Cube one St. Anne’s hot house cucumber into salad sized bites Cube 2 St. Anne’s hot house tomatoes into salad sized bites Chop up 3/4 cup of Oak Island goat dairy’s feta cheese Chuck ingredients together into a big bowl, toss with one bag of organic spring mix, or organic baby spinach…

Beets/Cabbage/Carrots/Salads and dressings

Red cabbage, carrot, beet salad

You may have noticed by now that most of the recipes that I enjoy to make are easy, fresh, and use few ingredients.  This means that the key to good taste in all of them is high quality, tasty ingredients.  If you start with sub par ingredients, the recipe will not shine.  Local in season veggies will always make the…

Salads and dressings

Erin’s favourite asian dressing

Erin’s Favourite Asian Dressing Grab a coffee cup. Pour about half an inch of rice vinegar into the bottom of the cup Pour in enough soy sauce to bring the level in the cup up to about 3/4 of an inch Pour in about a tablespoon of sesame oil Add half a teaspoon raw cane sugar, and some ground black…

Carrots/Cucumber/Salads and dressings

Cucumber Carrot Salad

Take one of Murray Warkentin’s greenhouse English cucumbers.  If you don’t use one of these St. Anne’s cucumbers, the recipe may not turn out to your satisfaction! Wash the cucumber and thinly slice the whole thing using a mandoline slicer.  Be careful of your fingers!  Just ask my partner Marc about the dangers of mandoline slicers when making cucumber salad!…

Salads and dressings

Easy peasy lemon squeezy salad dressing (Video) Please hit the video link above!!  This is my favourite simple salad dressing. Warning, I love garlic and this dressing leaves me stinking for a day or so because of it. If you don’t want to repel vampires, tone down the garlic to your taste. This dressing goes well on potato salad, bean salads, greek salads, steamed veggies…pretty…

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