Marsala chicken satay

I wish you could all do your shopping for meals the way I do.  I walk out to the shed, open the cooler and look around to see what we have picked. The other night, I decided that I had seen so many beautiful purple peppers that I needed to cook something with these –Continue reading “Marsala chicken satay”

Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post

We are so excited this week to have a guest post from Lisa and Abby Lyons of AbBee’s Honey.  This recipe utilizes the honey you received in Week 8 and some yummy onions……. INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef 1 egg 1 piece of bread, crumbled 2/3 cup milk 2-3 Tablespoons Chopped Onion Salt and PepperContinue reading “Meatloaf with Honey and Onions – Guest Post”

Muskmelon Candy

This is a pretty simple recipe, but something that is very different in our house. Ingredients 4 pounds cantaloupe, shredded 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk 2 quarts water 1 1/4 cups white sugar Directions Mix cantaloupe, evaporated milk, water, and sugar in a large pitcher, stirring until combined. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. DivideContinue reading “Muskmelon Candy”

Cucumber Limeade – We’re going crazy!

This week we are going crazy!  Cucumbers have been producing in huge quantities and we need to move beyond just eating them, so we thought we might drink them!! This might be the most refreshing drink ever made. It kind of tastes like spa water and lemonade got married.. in my mouth!  So I thoughtContinue reading “Cucumber Limeade – We’re going crazy!”

Eggplant Parmesan

If you’ve eaten eggplant before, there’s a good chance you’ve had it in the form of eggplant parmesan.  This recipe sounds fancy and difficult, but don’t sweat the recipe – ‘sweat’ the eggplant. Ingredients 2 large eggplants (I cut up two of the big purple ones, and didn’t even use all those) 2 eggs, beatenContinue reading “Eggplant Parmesan”

Cabbage and Potato Bake – CSA Member Guest Post

We are so excited this week to have a guest post from JB Dixon.  He is what I call a “foodie” and creates some delicious meals……. Greetings,  Pekarek’s Produce fans!  While the brutal hot & dry Summer drags on, I know that if you’re reading this, you’ll agree that it’s so great to be supportingContinue reading “Cabbage and Potato Bake – CSA Member Guest Post”

Zucchini versus Summer Squash

It seems that in Nebraska we are all very familiar with our friend the zucchini – although we may not always spell it correctly.  However, one of its relatives – the yellow squash – is grossly under used. Summer squash is a term for squash that is harvested at a tender, immature stage.  It hasContinue reading “Zucchini versus Summer Squash”

Roasted Carrots

Let’s all have some roasted carrots tonight!  These are great finger food for the kids. Ingredients 12 carrots 3 tablespoons OLIVE OIL 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or parsley Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut the carrots to desired thickness.  I like 1Continue reading “Roasted Carrots”

Sauted Potatoes with Green Onions

It’s almost hard for this to be called a recipe because it is just so simple and delicious. Ingredients 3 lbs. potatoes from Pekarek’s Produce 1 bunch green onions from Pekarek’s Produce 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp. olive oil Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Wash the potatoes and slice in toContinue reading “Sauted Potatoes with Green Onions”

Potatoes are nutritious!

I don’t think anyone has to ask what to do with potatoes.  Bake, boil, mash or fry, a potato can be delicious – even if you spell it with the extra “e.” Potatoes are the highest consumed vegetable in the U.S., only behind corn. You know, it seems potatoes got a bad rap from fadContinue reading “Potatoes are nutritious!”