Have a lot of produce from your CSA or farm stand purchase and unsure how to cook it? Check out the recipe links below for ideas on how to cook some of the popular in-season vegetables. 


Recipes (organized alphabetically by vegetable):


  • Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula. Recipe


Bok Choy

  • Check out this video for an easy and healthy way to saute Bok Choy with Garlic.
  • Sauteed Bok Choy with Ginger and Soy Sauce. Recipe. 
  • Braised Bok Choy with Tomatoes and Gruyere. Recipe.


  • For a video on how to prepare broccoli, both roasted and steamed, look here.
  • Grilled Broccoli with Lemon. Recipe. . 
  • Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes. Recipe
  • Pureed Broccoli Soup Recipe


  • Fresh Corn and  Tomato Quinoa Salad. Recipe
  • Caramelized Corn with Tomatoes and Bacon. Recipe


  • Chopped Cucumber Salad with Feta, Lime, Mint and Sunflower Seeds. Recipe
  • Cool Cucumber and Dill Soup. Recipe
  • Cucumber-Blueberry Smoothie. Recipe
  • Couscous Salad with Cucumber, Red Onion, and Herbs. Recipe

Dandelion Greens

  • To learn more about dandelion greens and how to prepare them, watch this video
  • Sauteed Dandelion Greens with Double Garlic (or Ginger). Recipe
  • Dandelion Pesto. Recipe


  • Grilled Eggplant with Tomato and Feta. Recipe

Garlic Scapes

Golden Zucchini

  • Sauteed Zucchini. Video
  • Fried Zucchini Spaghetti. Recipe
  • Golden Zucchini Fritters. Recipe


  • Baked Kale Chips. Recipe
  • Pineapple, Kale, Blueberry Smoothie. Recipe


  • How to Easily Cook Leeks. Video
  • Leeks with Vinaigrette. Recipe.
  • Cold Potato Leek Soup. Recipe


  • Zucchini, Pea and Mint Spaghetti. Recipe


Summer Squash

  • Herbed Summer Squash and Potato Torte. Recipe.
  • Pesto-topped Grilled Summer Squash. Recipe

Swiss Chard

  • Chard Quiche. Recipe
  • Herb, Chard, and Feta Soup. Recipe.


  • Onion and Turnip Soup. Recipe


  • Sauteed Zucchini. Video
  • Grilled Zucchini. Recipe
  • Zucchini Spaghetti with Peas, Creme Fraiche, and Pesto. Recipe.