How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 8/6/17)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 8/6/17)

This week’s How to Eat Your BOX and recipe brought to you by Ashley Rodriguez. Green Beans: I’m not one to eat green beans raw like my children although thinly sliced and added to green salads is a fine vegetal bite but the truth is my favorite way to eat green beans is when they…

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 7/30/17)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 7/30/17)

Green Beans: Green beans are a workhorse vegetable: nothing flashy, rarely the star, but always dependable in a supporting role. They’re versatile, too – they’ll work well with just about any cuisine. Greens beans make a great side for dinner, you can steam them just until bright green and tender, then toss with a little…

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/28/17)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/28/17)

Fennel: Known for its crunchy texture and mild anise flavor, fennel is best used within 5 days. Keep fennel bulbs wrapped in the fridge to keep out air that will lessen its flavor. Fennel is wonderful braised, roasted, or grilled where its it brings flavor reminiscent of pine nuts to the table, or, sautéed, or…

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How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/7/17)

How To Eat Your BOX! (Week of 5/7/17)

Limes There are so many ways to enjoy limes! The traditional way is to use them in drinks, guacamole, etc. One of my favorites ways is to make quick pickled onions: thinly slice red onions and rinse. Add lime juice, salt, pepper and a touch of sugar. Let it sit for 30 minutes and enjoy…

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Garlic Scapes!

Garlic Scapes!

Know Your Produce: Garlic scapes Garlic scapes are the beginning of what would be the garlic plant’s flower; if they’re left on the garlic plant, less energy goes towards developing the head of garlic underground. So, by harvesting these scapes, you cooks get an early taste of the garlic to come down the road, and…

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The Bowl Craze Explained

The Bowl Craze Explained

The one-dish meal is having its moment. The bowl craze started with the smoothie bowl and has since become a menu staple in many kitchens and restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even if you haven’t seen one of these protein-packed bowls on a menu, you’ve likely seen one on your Instagram feed. Though its…

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A Summer List

A Summer List

So you have a summer list? You know, the thing you write at the beginning of summer when everything feels possible. For the past several years we’ve had a summer to-do list only to come to the start of a new school year and find all the things we didn’t cross off. Suddenly our wonderful…

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A Salad of Nectarines and Asparagus

A Salad of Nectarines and Asparagus

A SALAD OF NECTARINES AND ASPARAGUS 4 servings Ingredients: 1 small bunch asparagus, sliced on the bias 1 teaspoon oil Zest of one lemon, reserve 1/2 lemon for juice 1 clove garlic, minced Pinch red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 3 tablespoons olive oil 5-6 cups mixed greens, such as…

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