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July’s Guide for Locavores: Get Your Greens In!

This is part one in a recurring series spotlighting seasonal, locally available produce at farmer’s markets and via CSAs in the Tri-State area. 1. Baby spinach Ideal storage time: 3 days Nutritional highlights: High in Vitamins K and A. Also a good source of manganese, magnesium and calcium. Try this: Lightly sautee spinach with chopped red onion, dill, salt, pepper and feta cheese (optional) for a spinach pie-inspired flavor. Season generously with fresh lemon juice. Spinach can also be enjoyed […]

Creamy and Indulgent Celery Root Soup (Healthy and Cream-Free!)

The joys of a CSA are many. My favorite thing about my weekly basket is the mystery of its contents. You never know what you are going to get, but it always pushes you to try new foods and experiment with new recipes! This week, my CSA basket included Jerusalem artichokes, black radish, ¬†fennel and celery root, among the many other items. These were four ingredients I had eaten in restaurants many times, but never purchased or prepared myself. I […]