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Foccacia with Sweet Peppers and Feta
*adapted from Simply in Season   1 cup warm water 1 T. active dry yeast Combine in large bowl, stirring until yeast dissolves. 1 cup whole wheat or sprouted wheat bread flour 2 T. olive oil 1 1/2 T. salt 1 T. sugar or rapadura Mix in, s

heirloom Tomato Salad
This is a great way to use heirloom tomatoes when fresh and in season. This is a basic recipe that can be adapted by adding fresh herbs such as dill and parsley, some feta cheese or a sprinkle of parmesan. If available, dress the finished salad with
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Canning / Freezing Tomatoes
It's very easy to either can or freeze tomatoes whole or cook them down into sauce, and use fresh or freeze.
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Tomato Veggie Sauce
Ingredients Sauce tomatoes, skins removed. Set aside, saving all of the juice that runs out while removing skins and cores. 1 large onion, diced 4 cups of zucchini, finely diced (skin and seeds removed from more mature squash)

Recipe suggested by 2012 CSA subscriber, Katie McDonnell

Pita Crisps With Cucumber Dip
Ingredients For The Dip 1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch dice 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint Pinch of salt For The Crisps (Make, as below
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Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps
1 head of lettuce, leaves peeled 2c cooked white or brown rice Steak tips, sirloin, or top round steak sliced thinly 2T soy sauce 2t sesame oil 2t crushed garlic 2T brown sugar 1T rice wine or Mirin Cucumber salad (see Japanese Cucumber Salad

Japanese Cucumber Salad
3 cucumbers sliced, peel if desired 1 onion chopped finely 1/2c rice vinegar 1/2c water 1t sugar 1t red pepper flakes 1/2t salt Mix everything but the cucumbers together.  Once well-mixed, stir in cucumbers.  Place in refrigerator to
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4 servings Active Time:15 minutes Total Time:15 minutes   Ingredients 3 large cucumbers 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary, plus 4 sprigs for garnish 1 cup water 1/2 cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons agave syrup, (see Note) Preparatio
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Green Zebra Gazpacho with Cucumber and Avocado
(Makes about 5 cups, recipe created by Kalyn) Adapted from: Ingredients: 5 large garlic cloves, minced (or less if you're not that much of a garlic fan) 1/4 cup fresh
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Grandma Dodes Icebox Cukes
These are the pickles my Grandma Dode made for her family of ten, with cucumbers fresh off the vine from my Grandpa Don’s huge garden.   4 cups cucumbers, sliced about ¼ inch thick 2 white onions sliced and separated into rings.

Cucumber Limeade
1 cucumber, (about 1 pound) 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 cup sugar Juice of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1 cup ice cubes
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Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Buttermilk Dressing
Light & bright on your favorite tomatoes!
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Asian Cucumber Salad
2 medium Cucumbers sliced 1/4 thin1 tablespoon Honey3 tablespoon Rice Vinegar2 tablespoon Soy Sauce1 tablespoon Sesame Oil1 tablespoon of Toasted Sesame SeedsChili Flakes 1. In a bowl whisk together honey, rice vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil. Tas
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Asian Noodle Salad
1 (12 oz) package of Soba noodles1/3 cup toasted sesame seeds1/3 cup chopped cilantro2 cups chopped red cabbage1/4 cup chopped chives1 cup diced cucumbers Dressing:3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil4 tablespoons tamari4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar3 t

Chilled Cucumber, Basil, and Mint Soup
*adapted from Martha Stewart Living   Ingredients 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup fresh mint 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallion, chives, or mild onion 1 cup water 1 large or 2 medium cucumbers, peeled

Cucumber Yogurt Salad
Adapted from Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon   3 large or 4 medium cucumbers 1 tsp. sea salt ¾ c. plain yogurt 1 clove garlic or 2 finely chopped scallions 2-3 tbsp. chopped fresh mint or dill or other herbs (optional) 1 tbsp

Swedish Pickles by Mark H.
A recipe shared by one of our CSA Members using pickling cucumbers.  Since this is a refrigerator pickle and i'm sure it won't lasts as soon as you make it, you can use any type of cucumbers you might have. Swedish pickles (Mark's variation)&nb

Corn Bisque
Seasoning mix: 2t dry mustard 1.5t salt 1.5t sweet paprika 1.5t garlic powder 1/2t white pepper 1/2t dried thyme 1/2t dried basil 1/4 black pepper, 1/4t cayenne 1/4t dried oregano Soup: 2c milk 1/4c half and half 1/4c cream cheese 1 on

Zucchini Fries
Zucchini Fries Ingredients 2 zucchini 1 egg white 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs Vegetable cooking spray   Preparation Preheat oven to 425°. Cut zucchini into 3-inch sticks. Whisk an
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Zucchini Tots
This is a fun side that the kids love and are quick to whip up!
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Summer Linguine
From Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson     Ingredients: 2 medium/large zucchini or yellow summer squash (about 16 oz total), coarsely grated Fine-grain sea salt 4 oz linguine or angel hair pasta 2 tablespoons extra virgin oliv

MARINATED ZUCCHINI AND SUMMER SQUASH SALAD Makes 12 servings. 1/2 cup cider vinegar 4 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 3 zucchini (about 1 1/2 pounds) 2 yellow squash (about 3/4 pound) 1 garlic clove, peeled 1/2 cup packed fresh b
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