{pizza week part two} Living w/out Gluten & Cheese

Tired of Pizza Week Yet? Well, I’m here to wrap it up with a dough that’s a little different and some cheese-free suggestions for those individuals and families that can’t have cheese on their pizza. As we all know Miles is gluten-free along with a host of other foods due to severe life-threatening food allergies….

{pizza week} Feast for a Family, Pizza 4 Ways

Summertime seems to find us hosting family, visiting family or meeting family at some intermediate location. Our extended family is large and we are close… we are lucky! Family gatherings generally mean food, and LOTS of it. One of my favorite meals to share, whether at home or otherwise, is pizza. When it comes to…

{pizza week} My First CSA Pizza

Editor’s Note: Let’s welcome back Erica G as a contributor! Erica & her 3 year old son Dominic are enjoying their first season as a CSA Member. This pizza post was written back in late June during the first weeks of their Denison Farm CSA Share. Erica will continue exploring her first CSA season in…

{pizza week part two} Pizza For One

Think you need a whole pizza party in order to make pizza? Wrong. Next time you are searching for a quick dinner to make yourself, try making a Pizza for One. Just because you are dining alone doesn’t mean that you have to eat cereal or cold leftovers for dinner. I like to make this…

{pizza week} Checking our Inventory

Pizza is one of my most favorite foods. It’s something that I enjoy in all its various transformations from Chicago deep dish, to New York hand tossed, to super duper thin crust. At home I often make thin crust but have sometimes made one with a slightly thicker crust that actually bakes up in my…

{pizza week} CSA Pizza w/ Good Intentions

I love making pizza at home. It’s easy, I can put a lot of vegetables on it, and it always tastes good. A perfect one-dish meal. Today I made pizza using the ingredients from my CSA box and from my garden. Oh my! I have a lot of produce to use up at this time…

{theme week} get your pizza on.

Pizza. Its quick, can be a healthy “one pot” meal and the options are endless. Grill it. Bake it. Pizza for one. Pizza for many. Dessert Pizza. Focaccia. CSA Veg Pizza or Meat Explosion Pizza. With the bounty of the summer comes endless flavor combos and ways to prepare it. Pizza becomes an essential “comfort”…

{garlic scape week} half-sours!

Well, I may be stretching the scape love here because let’s be honest. The star of this show is the kirby cuke fermented in a lovely 3.6% salt/water solution to create a fine replica of your favorite “deli style” (read: crunchy and complex in flavor) pickle. That said, I changed the recipe, which is from…

{garlic scape week} pesto!

by Christine I had never cooked with, and perhaps never tasted, a garlic scape before I joined a CSA this year. At the last FSC Food Swap, a genius swapper had made garlic scape pesto to share. And then my CSA email had suggestions for garlic scape pesto. And then I got garlic scapes in…

{RECIPE WEEK} Garlic Scapes Are Your Friend.

It became clear a few weeks back that the ladies of FSC love their garlic scapes. Recipes began appearing in the draft bin; pesto, tzaziki, infused oil and half-sours with scapes. We will spend the next four days exploring the magic of the green whirly scape, the stalk that shoots up out of the ground…

{Easter} dijon mustard green beans

For the past several years, my sister has been hosting Easter dinner. She provides the ham and a few sides, and the rest of the family each bring something to contribute to our meal. Since we are the ones who don’t eat ham, (as we do not eat factory farmed meat), I’m pretty much automatically…

{passover} The Great Macaroon Bake Off

Passover, or Pesach, has a number of dietary restrictions related to eating leavened or fermented grains.  You can’t eat any wheat, rye, barley, oats or spelt unless they have been completely cooked within 18 minutes of coming into contact with water. Most people simply don’t eat any of those foods unless they have been prepared…

{St. Patrick’s Day} in the spirit w/ guinness floats

Editor’s Note: For our last St. Patrick’s Day themed post, Alexis has a delicious way for the 21 & older crowd to get into the spirit of the holiday. – Christina No better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the thousands-year-old Irish tradition of Guinness Floats!  Ok, so maybe the Irish haven’t been making…

{St. Patrick’s Day} green macaroni

We fall into the “mutt” category in our family…Irish is in there, but not enough to really call myself Irish. So, aside from throwing on a green shirt each year, I’ve never really given much thought to St. Patrick’s Day. Until my smarty-pants three-year-old asked me what we will do for St. Patty’s this year….

{St. Patricks Day} boxty on the griddle

Editor’s Note: Welcome FOODPRESS readers!  Our St. Patrick’s Day {theme week} continues with Dianna. I have NEVER heard of Boxy…bring it on Dianna! -Christina Boxty on the griddle, boxty on the pan, If you can’t bake boxty sure you’ll never get a man. Irish children’s rhyme (can’t you see the little girls jumping rope?) My…