Seasonal Cooking

A Farmer’s Market Salad

When tender stems of baby broccoli, French breakfast radishes, and gorgeous Russian kale made their appearance last week at the Farmer’s Market, I saw the makings of a perfect spring salad. A big thank you to River Bottom Farms for their commitment to sustainable, organic produce. With ingredients that are this fresh and delicious, all…

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Jaime Oliver’s Incredible Sicilian Aubergine Stew

Seasonal fall aubergine (eggplants) are still plentiful here in Austin. This week there were still a few hanging around when my next CSA delivery was due and this was the perfect way to put them to use. You may choose to serve this stew as I did with some gluten-free pasta, or perhaps a mound…

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Asparagus, Fennel and Pea Pilau

Asparagus Recipe

This recipe became my go-to over the summer when there were greater appetites to satisfy vs. time. There are countless variations, so let your imagination and your CSA farm box dictate the ingredients. Over the summer I subbed in cut green beans from the garden, chunks of baby summer squash and always a healthy portion…

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Avocado Cashew Cream with Zucchini Spirals

Avocado Cashew Cream with Zucchini Spirals

Yes, it IS another zucchini recipe. But honestly, I just could not help myself after experiencing a bowl of this deliciousness at Samsara in Cluj this past weekend. We can blame my obsessive nature on the fact that I could not get this dish off my mind. But trust me – you need to try…

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Vegan Zucchini Fritters

This is a handy recipe to have around when there happens to be a few assorted vegetables but not enough of anything to make a full meal. These fritters have become a family favorite for sure and there is never a leftover in sight. That was even true today when we doubled the recipe in…

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Creamy Lemon Zucchini Soup

It happens to be every gardener’s dilemma this time of year – what to do with all the zucchini? It’s impossible to have too many recipes for zucchini. Apparently it is an international problem as well because our neighbors down the road gifted us with a basket full last Sunday morning. Moments later, a summer…

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Lauren’s Aubergine, Tomatoes, and Mushrooms

This is my go to summer dish when eggplant is at it’s peak, everyone is hungry, and dinner needs to appear with the wave of my magic wand. From start to finish this can be on the table in 40 minutes or left to simmer longer if you desire. Ingredients 2 medium sized eggplant (select…

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Spring Carrot Salad

Carrot salad has always been a weeknight standard in the Hubele salad rotation. It’s a quick prep when time is limited and because it only improves with an overnight in the fridge, it makes for a welcome lunch the following day. This Heidi Swanson version however takes carrot salad to the next level and is well…

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A Solstice Supper

Tea Lights

Solstice is just around the corner, and I’ve put together a lovely spread you want to share with family or friends and mark the return to light in the weeks ahead. Since this year, the shortest day falls on a Friday it’s all the more reason to commemorate the shift in season. The past six…

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Summer Salads: Planning One Week At A Time

A raw salad every day, whether it be for lunch or before your evening meal, is an excellent way to increase your veggie intake, alkalize your body, support healthy digestion, and promote optimal elimination. Who knew a salad could be so helpful, right? While a salad a day sounds good on paper, having what you…

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