Braised Cabbage with Onions

Ingredients 1/2 medium head cabbage 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced vertically 1 Tbs olive oil 1 apple 2 Tbs butter 3 Tbs white vinegar 2 Tbs grape or currant jelly salt, hot sauce to taste Directions Remove outer leaves and core from the cabbage and cut vertically in thin slices. Place the olive oilContinue reading “Braised Cabbage with Onions”

“Runza” Casserole… Mmm

You know the best thing about cabbage it can really make a meal delicious!  And if you live in Nebraska, you are very familiar with a Runza (R). But individually stuffing bread can be very time consuming and some of us (mostly me) don’t want to spend that much time in the Kitchen. So I,Continue reading ““Runza” Casserole… Mmm”

What is a Kohlrabi??

What!!! You’re not familiar with a kohlrabi??  Well, you are not the first! Kohlrabi look like a crazy vegetable, but they have oh so much potential!  The word kohlrabi is German for cabbage-turnip (although Ryan would claim these as Czech).  They really taste like a sweet cabbage with the crunch of an apple.  Most often,Continue reading “What is a Kohlrabi??”

How do I eat radishes?

I think our favorite answer to this question, regardless of the vegetable, is almost always “Raw!” But sometimes, it feels like we get into a rut and get bored with the same old thing.  So try this out and see what you think! Ingredients: radishes kohlrabi basil cilantro lime olive oil salt pepper sour creamContinue reading “How do I eat radishes?”

Spinach Stromboli

Picture via Ingredients: 8 cups fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and patted dry 1 tbls minced garlic 2 small onions, chopped 3 tbls olive oil, plus additional for brushing 1 whole wheat pizza dough 1/2 cup low fat sour cream 1/4 cup shredded good parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cabot cheddar 1/2 -1 cup ofContinue reading “Spinach Stromboli”

Do you know what a CSA is?

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between you and your farmer.  The CSA members provide a guaranteed market and the farmer provides weekly shares of fresh seasonal vegetables. This will be the first year Pekarek’s produce will be participation in a CSA. Pekarek’s Produce CSA involves you pre-paying for a full share ($20.00 perContinue reading “Do you know what a CSA is?”