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Refresh Your Root-ine: Roasted Vegetable Tart

Posted by Boston Organics on Mar 21, 2023 10:09:10 AM

What's a great way to use up leftovers or all those odds and ends rolling around in the bottom of the vegetable drawer? What's also perfect for a special lunch, light supper or conversation-starting appetizer? And comes together easily, making the best use of whatever you've got on hand? Why a vegetable tart of course!! The key to keeping this tart crisp, crunchy and flavorful is cooking the slower cooking vegetables (read: root vegetables) and those that will release a lot of liquid - like summer squash, mushrooms, peppers - before placing them on the crust. Your best friend here is keeping frozen puff pastry on hand; that way you're ready to go at a moment's notice.

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Topics: Organic Root Vegetables, Root vegetables

Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Posted by Boston Organics on Mar 13, 2023 8:35:43 AM

On March 17th the world celebrates Irish culture and the patron St. Patrick. Did you know that Boston is ranked #1 on a list of best cities for celebrating St. Paddy's Day? Here's a few good options for ways to celebrate the day. Legend has it that if you wear green you will be invisible to leprechauns who go around pinching folks in other colors. So celebrate the day by digging out your green shirts, pants and sweaters to foil those pesky leprechauns and take part in the festivities by making the Emerald Isle inspired menu below. Maybe you'll experience some luck o' the Irish!

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Topics: Recipes, Holiday, holidays

Refresh Your Root-ine: Pot Pie

Posted by Boston Organics on Mar 6, 2023 7:33:42 AM

RECIPE #5 Pot pie

Pot pie is the ultimate winter comfort food, basically a simple stew dressed up with a topping. Great for making ahead, pretty enough for company and easy to whip up with whatever you've got on hand. Pot pies are perfect for repurposing leftovers (some would call it disguising them). We love pot pies for being infinitely adapatable! Make it meaty with leftover turkey or part of a rotisserie chicken. Got a vegan in your house? Fill it up with umami-packed mushrooms and no one will miss the meat. Trying to avoid dairy products? Skip the milk, using only stock. As for the topping, pie crust is traditional but if there's no time for that frozen puff pastry is beautiful and delicious or a biscuit topping (homemade or from a can) is sure to please. Choose your baking dish - round pie plate, square baking pan, cast iron skillet - indiviudal ramekins will elevate your pot pit to something restaurant worthy. The possibilities are endless!

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Topics: winter root vegetable, vegetarian savory pies, winter vegetables, round the world, winter greens, pot pie

Meyer Lemons Brighten Winter Days

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 21, 2023 9:15:00 AM

When life hands you lemons… It’s a pretty good day, actually.

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Topics: Recipes, Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, Newsletter, organic citrus, organic produce, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Original Boston Organics Blog

Refresh Your Root-ine: Our Guide to Chinese-Inspired Stir Fry

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 19, 2023 3:44:29 PM


We love stir fry! It's the perfect answer to what's for dinner; a great way to clean out the fridge of all those odds and ends you've lost track off; makes great use of pantry staples and with a little attention to varied colors, piece size and saucing ingredients is colorful, flavorful and satisfying. Use this open-ended guide to make a stir fry where what-you've-got-on-hand meets up with let's-get-supper-on-the-table fast! And is sure to please!

4 cups sturdy, long cooking vegetables like

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Topics: winter root vegetable, winter vegetables, round the world, winter greens, stir fry

A Sweet Tooth for Sweet Potatoes

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 14, 2023 9:32:00 AM

While sweet potatoes figure prominently in many Thanksgiving feasts, they may be forgotten once the holiday seasons have passed. But sweet potatoes are some of the healthiest and most versatile vegetables available during the winter, so it should be no surprise that they're showing up frequently in New England winter cooking.

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Topics: produce delivery, Recipes, CSA, Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, deep root organic coop, boston organics, organic produce, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, Organic Potatoes, Organic Root Vegetables, New England Local Fruits and Vegetables, miscellaneous, Original Boston Organics Blog

National Cabbage Day

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 14, 2023 9:30:00 AM

Cabbage, that pale green orb, the staple of many nations’ cuisines - Eastern Europe, Korea and Ireland to name a few - isn’t on everyone’s favorite vegetable list. But perhaps it’s time to give this cruciferous vegetable a second look, because it’s got so much going for it! Cabbages are:

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Topics: Recipes, Organic Cabbage, winter, healthy eating, NationalCabbageDay

Getting Saucy On National Pizza Day!

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 9, 2023 8:00:00 AM

Happy National Pizza Day! Skip the fast-food and make a homemade pizza you're going to enjoy. You're not a weirddough if you've never made a pizza at home before. It can be intimidating but all you'll knead is some time and an oven. Invite family or friends over for a slice of fun. Or make it easy on yourself and order our dough that's ready to go!

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Topics: Vegetarian and Vegan Food, Recipes, Holiday, holidays, vegan, vegetarian, pizza

Super Bowl Recipes

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 6, 2023 6:00:00 AM

The Patriots fumbled getting to the Super Bowl this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t host the best Superbowl party. Don't throw that last second hail Mary - plan your snacks now! Recipes for shareable dips, side dishes, pizza, and more! 

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Topics: Vegetarian and Vegan Food, Recipes, Boston Organics Community, Holiday, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, organic recipes, Patriots, superbowl

Your Meatless Super Bowl Menu

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 6, 2023 6:00:00 AM

The big game is less than a week away and it's time to start planning your Super Bowl menu. There will be no shortage of chicken wing recipes floating around the internet in the coming days. We thought we'd suggest a few vegetarian options.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, vegetarian savory pies

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