Archive for August, 2013

Roasted Summer Vegetable Pizza with Pesto Tomato Sauce

Roasted Summer Vegetable Pizza with Pesto Tomato Sauce

12 by / on August 21, 2013, 12:08 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Main Dishes

Not to be overly boastful, but neither Mark nor I think we’ve had better pizza than this…as good as this maybe, but not better! Roasted Summer Vegetable Pizza w/ Pesto Tomato Sauce  Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in skillet.  Slice 1 onion and caramelize on medium to low heat while other vegetables roast in the oven. Slice 5-6 medium size tomatoes, 1 […]

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CSA Newsletter Week 13

CSA Newsletter Week 13

0 by / on August 20, 2013, 9:06 pm / in Newsletters

We had our final dinner with Hannah and Jamie this week, and spent some time reflecting on the summer down in the gazebo. They wrote and sang us another song as endearing as the first one (lyrics for the first one here), and we gifted each other with photo books of some of our favorite photos taken over the course of […]

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Dill Pickles (with an optional Kick!)

Dill Pickles (with an optional Kick!)

0 by / on August 17, 2013, 12:09 pm / in Food Preservation, Preservation Projections

Today Diane, Nancy and Jamie joined me for a the Preservation Class I offer CSA members. As we snapped the ends off of beans and filled jars with them, Nancy commented on how satisfying it was to preserve food in the company of others. We could have been in a persuasive commercial for establishing a Community Kitchen that would facilitate […]

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Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce

2 by / on August 13, 2013, 9:12 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Food Preservation, Preservation Projections

After a family dinner last summer my daughter, Megan Anna, told me I should write down my tomato sauce recipe.  I’d been making sauce that afternoon and we used it in supper to top our polenta with sauteed broccoli and tromboncini squash. My sauce is always a bit of this and a bit of that so I found writing instructions […]

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CSA Newsletter Week 12

CSA Newsletter Week 12

0 by / on August 13, 2013, 9:59 am / in Newsletters

Tis a season of transitions. Mark is heading back to his primary job of teaching grad students in the Psy.D. program George Fox, so you will see less of him on Mondays and Thursdays, and after next week Jamie will be heading back to George Fox and Hannah is going abroad for the semester. Even before we say our final […]

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