From Field to Fork

March 7, 2019

Some days, I stare at my refrigerator completely stumped.  I can hardly remember what I've ever made for dinner, let alone what to make tonight.  But when this beautiful box arrived I was suddenly struck with memories of a few great recipes that are definitely worth trotting out again - whether for family (hello zucchini burgers) or company (I'm looking at you, Spanish tortilla).    Whether you're cooking for yourself or others, I'm sure you'll find plenty...

January 20, 2019

Veganuary is a trend sweeping the globe - or so I gather from the abundant number of vegetable recipes popping up in my inbox every morning. Record numbers of people signed the pledge to eat a plant-based diet for the month of January and organizers hope 2019 will be the Year of the Vegan. While I fully applaud the trend, I personally can't quite give up scrambled eggs or cow's milk in my tea.  For those of us who are slightly less virtuous, there's the 31-...

December 5, 2018

With the arrival of late fall, this week's box is resplendent with root veg - carrots, onions, parsnips, garlic and potatoes.  The first thing I do when I unpack my box is prioritize my produce to figure out what needs immediate attention.  Delicate leafy greens are not going to last long, but roots can wait.  Not only do they absorb a great amount of nutrients from the soil - they keep fresh for quite a while in cool, dark places until you are ready to use...

October 29, 2018

This was a rough weekend - the kind that is really only made bearable by togetherness.  When we were invited to a community pot luck this evening I looked in the fruit bin and decided to make use of some apples and bake a cake.  I overlapped the apple slices on top of the batter to keep them from sinking into the cake - which is always a distinct possibility.  Once baked the apples bonded to create a sweet crust for the moist cake beneath.  It occurred to m...

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