Pickled Radish Salad with Honey-Lime Avocado Dressing

Hello everyone, Jess here.  I have a fresh and simple recipe to share tonight so I thought I’d spend my time on the soapbox reflecting a little on the “cost” of a CSA. I rarely read the news. My digest of negativity is pretty weak nowadays.  I’m fortunate to have […]


Pork and Cabbage Stew

Some weeks it’s hard to show you all of the meals we prepare in depth, that’s what makes the honorable mentions a great place for us to give you quick peeks into our kitchens.  This stew was in the honorable mentions this week but ended up to be worth more […]


The “Tell” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #20

Thank you for joining us for the 20th Summer CSA “Tell” of the Springdell Show and Tell.  Let’s recap this week’s goodies, shall we?    popcorn cobs Popcorn, of course!  (and a few burnt kernels for practice) Popcorn with a Citrus Brown Butter  apples Roasted with Brussels sprouts Honey crisp […]


Honorable Mentions – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #20

Hello, everyone!  Is it really November already!?!?  We’ll be sad to miss some of you at the farm stand for the usual CSA pickups as the farm hours change and the Summer CSA hibernates for another year.  As of November 1st, the hours at Springdell are Friday-Monday 9-5pm.  We are […]


Tofu Squash Taco Scramble – and POPCORN!!!!

Hi Everyone, Jess here.  Since Halloween my kitchen has remained a venerable whirlwind of activity. I’ve been busy sorting cranberries, thawing beef bones, using my shiny new Vitamix (my 40th birthday present) with wild abandon, and popping the most tastily satisfying popcorn of my life.  Where to start?  I’ll try […]


Slow Cooker Chicken, Rice, and Broccoli

The boys were home today due to a teacher workshop day so I was pretty busy here at the house.  A perfect day for the slow cooker.  This chicken dish has Asian flavors and is a great way to use chicken thighs.  When I break down my chickens I usually […]


Sunday Dinner – Barbecued Chicken & Popcorn 2.0

Good evening everyone, Jess here.   What a whirlwind the past 24 hours was! After several Halloween parties and play dates, we ended up back home with some friends and family for some make-your-own-pizzas before and after trick-or-treating.  Springdell toppings included canned tomatoes, sausage, broccoli, spinach, onion and the end-of-the-season […]


Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Red Cabbage 2

Happy Halloween Springdell Family!  It was a beautiful clear day, and a beautiful but chilly night for trick or treating.  In my house we had a magician and a problem solving frog as costumes this year.  The boys were old enough to stay out the full two hours and our […]


The “Show” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #20 2

Ok folks, this is the last show of our summer CSA.  20 great weeks finishing up with a plentiful share today.  Don’t worry, we will keep posting daily to help keep you going for the next few weeks before the winter CSA starts up.  Let’s take a look at the […]


The “Tell” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #19

Hello, everyone!  The chilly rains are upon us, Halloween is but moments away, and we’ll be seeing the last share box of the Summer CSA tomorrow.  It has been an amazing 20 weeks and we are most grateful to have had the opportunity to share our kitchens with you!  Thank […]