CSA ~ July 28, 2022
Weekly & Bi-Weekly Shares
PICK-UP THURSDAYS BETWEEN 4-7PM
WEEKLY PICK-UP DATES
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
BI-WEEKLY PICK-UP DATES
August 11, 25
September 8, 22
IN THIS WEEK'S SHARE
4oz. Jar of Fresh Basil Pesto (When empty, please return the jar. Thank you!)
Number of crops ready and amount of harvest varies throughout the season.
We pledge to provide at least six items each week. If we have crop issues, we'll
supplement with produce from local farms. Some weeks will include
value added items like Jungle Jam, Salsa, and more.
RECIPES & TIPS
Ideas From Our CSA Subscribers
If you enjoy photos of fresh, delicious home cooked food, here's some inspiration for you.
Big thanks to Dawna for sharing her creativity in using her CSA items and for sharing the
beauty of her creations with us! Her pictures sure made me hungry!
When I see zucchini, I think of GG's zucchini bread or my mom's fried zucchini. With some zucchini in your share this week, you definitely need to check out this fabulous resource below. (Now I am dreaming about Savory Zucchini Asiago Tomato Scones!) This treasure trove of zucchini brilliance was shared with us by Debbie. Thank you, Debbie, for passing along great ideas!
35 Zucchini Recipes
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy. Zucchini is definitely a super (good-for-you) food. It's low in calories (a medium zucchini has around just 30 calories) and chock full of heart-healthy nutrients! Here's an easy challenge anyone can do! Eat a SUPERFOOD everyday!
Have you made something you'd like to share? We would love to show off your photos
or recommend your recipes! Send them in anytime!
Sometimes the best part of the day is a good joke! Not sure if this one is "good" or not, but here it is...What do you get when you cross a corn cob and a cow? Any guesses? Ready for the answer?? Drum roll, please! Corned Beef! Well, if that didn't make you smile, I am sure that enjoying some freshly harvested corn on the cob will! This is from our good friends, the McMaster family, out in Columbiana. We think they grow the best corn around! If you want more of this summertime favorite, taking a drive to their farm is worth it!
Grilled Corn on the Cob
Grilled Corn on the Cob is definitely something to get fired up about. It's amazing how a little smoke and a little char enhances the sweetness and brings out the true flavor of corn. A traditional grilled corn recipe is served slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt.
Cheesy Corn on the Cob Recipe
The combination of Parmesan and chili powder gives a spicy flare to this sweet corn. The grilled flavor is the perfect finishing touch to this corn on the cob recipe. For tips and advice on how to grill corn on the cob see How to Prepare and Cook Sweet Corn.
We had some delicious recipes for blueberries last week, but they were geared to the half pint quantity. This week, your share contains a quart of these little blue bits of deliciousness. So, check out these ideas for whipping up a scrumptious treat! We've even found one that combines blueberries and fresh corn...unexpected but possibly yummy!
White Balsamic Blueberry, Corn and Feta Salad
8 medium ears sweet corn 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives, plus more for garnish 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk.
Ridiculously Easy Blueberry Crumble
This easy blueberry crumble with perfectly cooked blueberries topped with a buttery oat crumble is high on our list of favorites. There's no fancy equipment needed and you only need about 10 minutes of prep time! Jump to the Blueberry Crumble Recipe The real secret to our blueberry crumble is in the topping.
BLUEBERRY ICE CREAM
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with homemade ice cream made without churning - no ice cream maker needed! Smooth and creamy like custard and with just three ingredients in the ice cream base, my easy Blueberry Ice Cream gets rave reviews every time I make it!
Homemade Basil Pesto
One of the things our crew enjoys doing every year is making this fresh pesto for CSA day. It is amazing how much flavor can be added to a variety of recipes by using this simple basil infusion. Pesto isn't just for pasta anymore!
8 Ways To Make the Most of Your Pesto, Beyond Pasta
Purchased pesto is one of the best convenience foods on the market, and pesto from scratch is simple to prepare and even more delicious. Traditional pesto is made of fresh basil leaves, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and pine nuts, but there are plenty of other recipes including alternative herbs and nuts such as chives and walnuts.