Big Beautiful Beet, Carrot and Cucumber Salad

In the mood for a refreshing weekday salad? Check out this simple and delicious recipe! I love making big salads for lunch and dinner! It’s a great way to use a number of ingredients in your refrigerator and also get a healthy, nutritious meal in. The colors in this recipe remind me of autumn – all…

Pan Fried Pumpkin, Sage and Cheese Squash Blossoms

Tying in the last of the summer squash blossoms with some fun fall flavors! One of my very first Taproot Farm CSA shares of the summer had beautiful squash blossoms. They were so delicious, and as I was strolling through the West Reading Farmer’s Market the other weekend I spotted one sole bag and had to snatch…

Thai Basil, Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad

A unique way to combine fruit, vegetables and herbs into one flavorful dish! Looking for an innovative way to spice up your cantaloupe? Look no further than this recipe! A simple and refreshing way to use fruits, vegetables and herbs, you pack a lot of flavor into a simple dish with very few ingredients. Definitely…

Local Cherry Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Local tomatoes and cherries? A unique combination not to be missed this summer season! Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, TOMATOES! I love everything that Taproot Farm grows, but I get a little extra giddy when the shares are stuffed with tomatoes each week. Big tomatoes, small tomatoes, everything in-between tomatoes – each and every one is entirely…

Oven Roasted Garlic Scape Hummus

Still have some garlic scapes tucked away in your refrigerator? They make a delicious incorporation into homemade hummus – check out the recipe below! I finally pulled out the organic Taproot Farm garlic scapes I had tucked away in my refrigerator. I have been contemplating a perfect way to use them in a recipe, and I was…

Baked Curried Hakurei Turnips

The perfect spiced addition to any meal or as a fun snack – Curried Hakurei Turnips! Use these as a base to your breakfast bowl, a fun salad topper, a side dish at dinner, or as a snack all on their own! Digging into Week 3 bounty of Taproot Farm’s Summer CSA! I have been LOVING…

Savory Sugar Snap Pea & Yogurt Salad

Anybody else embracing savory yogurts? This is the perfect addition to any meal or a meal on its own. Creamy, crunchy and packed with fresh flavor, this is an easy and quick dish to add to any menu that requires no cooking! Happy Week 2 of Taproot Farm’s Summer CSA! I hope you all are enjoying the…

Simple Spring Spinach Salad

It’s time for all things fresh and spring! Enjoy this spinach salad as a meal or as a side dish – fresh organic spinach, strawberries, rye bread, asparagus, pistachios, bee pollen, goat cheese, and balsamic all come together in perfect flavor harmony. Happy Week 1 of Taproot Farm’s Summer CSA! I am THRILLED to be…

Baked White Truffle Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect healthy snack for when you’re craving a big plate of French fries ~ crispy, slightly sweet and savory! This is a dish I could eat EVERY SINGLE DAY and not tire of! I have always been a lover of fries and I especially love baked versions. Japanese sweet potatoes are one of my…

Olive Oil Fried Kohlrabi and Rutabaga Cakes

A perfect crunchy and savory pairing to any breakfast or brunch and an ideal appetizer to serve to family and friends. Sometimes I have a tricky time figuring out what to do with my root vegetables and I am challenged to get creative. They always look so beautiful but also somewhat intimidating. Over the summer, I made…