Creamy Beet and Basil Risotto

A summer “twist” on the classic Italian risotto recipe.Risotto is a traditional Northern Italian rice dish. You have likely experienced its deliciousness in Italian restaurants or have made the dish at home for a special meal.When I crave “comfort foods”, risotto is always a go-to dish for me. I adore the creaminess and cheesiness of…

Tempura Fried, Triple Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossoms

A must-try summer cuisine.  In my opinion, squash blossoms are a must-try in the world of edible flowers. The beautiful blossoms are delicate and delicious, and can be eaten raw or cooked. I grew up most of my life not knowing these were the summer cuisine I was missing out on. Squash blossoms are prepared a…

Baked Strawberry, Rhubarb and Parsley Crisp

A delicious and easy summer crisp using strawberries and parsley from Taproot Farm CSA, Week 1!Strawberries and rhubarb, a classic early summer combination. Growing up, I would always have strawberry rhubarb pie this time of year (paired with ice cream of course!). There wasn’t a farm stand in Lancaster County that wasn’t stocked with these…

Flourless Banana Pancakes

An easy recipe to try at home with your “aged” bananas and a few simple ingredients! Happy weekend, friends, followers and first time blog visitors! 🙂 I know this isn’t a typical week/weekend for many of us as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hard to know what to do during this time –…

Spicy Kale, Bacon and Asiago Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

When you want pasta, bacon AND to eat more vegetables, this recipe does the trick! I love creating new versions of spaghetti squash “pastas”! If you’ve been following my blog, you may have seen the recipes I’ve had for Vegan Pad Thai, Fresh Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”, and Watermelon Radish, Shishito Pepper…

Savory Lentil, Carrot and Kale Pie

Pie for dinner is always a good idea (trust me!). Sometimes, you just need pie for dinner! And I feel like savory pies don’t get as much attention as the typical dessert pies. But, I assure you they are just as delicious (if not more so!). Another great part of this pie is you have…

Carrot, Hakurei Turnip and Ginger Bisque

A hearty winter soup with a spicy bite to it! I love a warm, filling soup as the months get chillier. Especially ones that are creamy and bisque like in consistency. I had a lot of delicious Taproot Farm organic carrots and hakurei turnips stored in my refrigerator, so I was inspired to create this…

Giant Sweet Potato Latke & Wasabi Sour Cream

One giant sweet potato latke – what dreams are made of! I can’t believe the Taproot Farm Winter CSA Season has officially kicked off! That means all the warm, savory, and filling dishes are coming your way in upcoming weeks. I can’t think of a better way to kick off this new (chillier) season than with a large…

Apple and Fennel Salad

The perfect crunchy, nutritious, and filling treat as the weather starts to cool down. I can’t believe this is my final recipe of the Taproot Farm Summer CSA season. For those of you who have followed along, made my recipes, and shared feedback, thank you so much! I am greatly looking forward to the next 7…

Roasted Root Vegetable Ratatouille

A root vegetable “twist” on a traditional ratatouille recipe. The first time I saw traditional ratatouille was as a cartoon in (you guessed it) the Disney movie “Ratatouille”. The dish always looked so beautiful with its sliced colorful vegetables perfectly arranged. Although my version is far from perfect looking, the colors and placement of the thin…