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Crockpot-to-Skillet Korean Pork Stir-Fry

Looking for an easy, flavorful weeknight dinner? We love stir-fry in our house: it empties the fridge, cooks up fast, and delivers a lot of nutrition in one pot.   Stir-fries are also great for experimentation and using up what we have. I’ve got a general rule to balance the flavor and nutrition, but anything […]

Eggplant Pita Sandwich

This customer favorite is served seasonally at Beaver Falls Coffee &  Tea Co Eggplant Pita Sandwich Print Recipe This sandwich doesn’t suffer for lack of meat- it’s well-balanced and hearty, and easy to make for weeknight dinners alongside salad or soup. CourseMain Dish CuisineBistro, Farm to Table Eggplant Pita Sandwich Print Recipe This sandwich doesn’t […]

ground cherries

Hot Pepper & Ground Cherry Hot Sauce

Biba Cocina serves “seasonal fare with Latin flair” in an upscale setting in Beaver, PA. You can also catch their new food truck,   The Taco Stop, all over the area. Try this recipe at home with the produce in your CSA boxes! Hot Pepper & Ground Cherry Salsa Print Recipe Sweet, smokey, and savory. Recipe by […]

How to Use and Love Wild Ramps

After a long, cold, desolate winter, April brings us the first spring crop of the season: wild ramps (sometimes called wild leeks). These pungent beauties are foraged like mushrooms and other forest finds, and add a burst of springy flavor to your soups, pastas, eggs, and veggies. They taste like a combination of leeks and […]

Menu Plan

In continuation of my How to CSA article, I thought I’d give you an example of a menu plan based on what we’re all getting this week in our subscription boxes. Like I mentioned, at our house we try to set a flexible plan, making a list of meals and cooking them at our convenience. […]

Baked Squash & Kale

            Ingredients serves 4-6 as a side dish, 2 as a main dish 1 small/medium butternut squash or two acorn squashes 1 bunch fresh (or 10 oz frozen) kale, chopped into bite-size pieces 4 slices bacon, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 egg 3 tbsp butter 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs […]


All manner of greens and lettuces have been showing up in our subscription boxes recently. Here’s how we like to store them to extend their life and keep them crisp: First, fill up your sink or a clean basin with enough water so that when your greens go in, they don’t touch the bottom. Add […]