Going to be brief in our newsletter this week....not much is different here at Echollective! Still pulling and processing garlic in the heat of the summer day, bringing it in by the truckload!
New this week for CSA will feature eggplants and green peppers! Of course, we will be including recipes. The full gamut of summer veggies is finally here! Yeah!!!
That and more to look forward to:
- Candy Onions
- Green Peppers
Enjoy the summer before it's over, which will happen before you know it! See you at market!
Grilled Leeks (www.theravenouscouple.com)
- 2 medium sized leeks (*Echollective suggestion: or a large handful of smaller ones!)
- salt and pepper
- 1 tbs white wine vinegar
- 2 tbs olive oil
- 2 tbs chopped mint
Stuffed Eggplant with Tomatoes (southernfood.about.com)
- 1 medium eggplant
- 1 to 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons minced onion
- 1 can (14.5 ounces)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup soft bread crumbs
Preparation:Wash eggplant and cut in half. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/2-inch thick shell. Dice the scooped out pulp. In a skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add onions and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes; add eggplant pulp, tomatoes, bread crumbs, and salt. Mix well; fill eggplant shells. Bake at 375° until browned, about 30 minutes.
Eggplant Recipe serves 4.
"Muhammara is a hot pepper dip originally from Aleppo, Syria but also found in Palestinian and Lebanese cuisine as well as other places in Anatolia and the Levant." -Wikipedia
- Bell peppers
- Olive oil
- Red-chili flakes
Please tell us if you can't identify something on the market table, don't know what to do with a particular item, have a food allergy we should know about, or if you have other questions or comments. We love to hear from you!