Finnish Turnip Casserole

Hi everyone, Jess here.  Tonight we’re taking a look at those giant turnips from Four Town Farm in Seekonk, MA. At first glance, at these gargantuan veggies, I must admit I was nervous.  The vision I held of giant turnips from my childhood usually accompanied a bitter and icky taste.  After […]

Sunday Dinner- Potato Hash and Eggs

Hi everyone, Jess here.  Wow this weekend was a whirlwind!  Karate promotions and church duties, holiday decorating and last-minute leaf raking…  Not to mention working on the new and improved CSA365 website, which I can’t wait to share with you!   I’m grateful to have found some time to take advantage […]

Prosciutto-Wrapped Winter Squash with Sage

Entertaining anytime soon?  Here’s a little something that you might enjoy. Not entertaining soon?  File this one away for your next cold season party!  This idea is adapted from Kiwi Magazine’s recipe by Jenna Helwig.  I just love it and consider it the fall version of prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe.  Sweet and savory in […]

Sunday Dinner – Fakesgiving Turkey

Jess here, Happy Sunday! Today I wanted to share saga of this year’s turkey. I picked our bird up from the truck at the farm stand on Wednesday. Turkey number 144, all 23.4 pounds of him, of which I am most grateful and fortunate to be able to enjoy with […]

Meatless Monday – Spaghetti Squash Bird’s Nest

Hello everyone, Jess here.  Happy Meatless Monday!  I was checking my squash in the basement and found a little blemish beginning on my giant spaghetti squash from the summer CSA. Time to use it!   I was pretty inspired by the many fresh ingredients I had on hand today.  It felt […]

Meatless Monday – Broccoroni and Cheese

Happy Monday, everyone!  Jess  here.   I was most excited to see broccoli in the share, my kids have been eating it as “trees” since they were small, so it’s an easy sell.  Mix it with macaroni and cheese, and it’s a total winner!  Toss in an acorn squash and… […]

Meatless Monday – Vegetable Moussaka

Hello, everyone!  It’s Jess again.  I wanted to make good on my word that I’d share about this dish if it came out good, and it did, so here we go!   Moussaka is a traditional Greek dish that is akin to Shepherd’s Pie in it’s layers of delicious starches […]

Herbed Butter

Happy August, my Fellow Springdellians!  Jess here.Today, I canned an army of peaches for the winter, and got some other things ready for the freezer as well. I feel like a chipmunk with full cheeks storing away my goods for the long winter season.  I just love preserving fruits and veggies.  To capture […]

The “Tell” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #6

Another summer week has flown by.  Amidst folk festivals, baseball games, community service, swimming and summer camps, here is how we enjoyed our shares this week. butter and sugar corn corn on (and off) the cob squash (Jess got summer squash and zucchini) Blanched and frozen for the winter doldrums […]

The “Tell” – Springdell CSA Pickup #2

Happy July to our Fellow Springdellians!  Today is the day where we review the items from last week’s CSA Pickup, and how they all ended up in our bellies. From the above CSA boxes: 3 quarts strawberries  Simple Strawberry Stovetop Jam (Jess’ five year-old loves this on toast) Strawberry and […]