2022 Veggie Share Recipes

Here are the recipes we’ve used so far. I’ll keep adding new ones as the weeks go on.

Week 3 Veggie Box

Exit Strategies

Three ways to cook with bok choi

Eight delicious bronze fennel uses

Tomato sauce with [cutting] celery and mint

Homemade salad dressings

Lettuce soup

Cilantro lime dressing

Braised salad turnips

Red lentil dahl (add greens)

Seven things to do with garlic scapes

Strawberry salad

Making herb sauces and pestos

Pasta Primavera with Peas and Mint

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas

Roasted Beets

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber and Feta

Tzatziki Recipe as made in Greece

Fresh Garlic and what to do with it

10 Ways to use up a Bunch of Scallions

Stir-Fried Cucumbers with Spicy Pork

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Skinny Carbonara – Jamie Oliver

Spring Risotto

Kickin’ Collard Greens

77 Cool Cucumber Recipes

Chicken, Green Bean and Cucumber Salad

Buttery Garlic Green Beans

Shishito Pepper Appetizer

Cucumber Carrot Salad

Lemon and Herb Cous Cous Salad

Greek Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

Marinated Tomato Sauce

Swiss Chard, Potato and Carrot Pie

Can you freeze cucumbers?

2021 Veggie Share Recipes

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Here are our recipes from the 2021 season.

I hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know some new veggies and new cooking techniques this season!

I know I have. 

All About Bok Choi

How to Cook Tatsoi/Easy Stir Fry

Creamy Sorrel Sauce

Sorrel Sauce with Yogurt

Arugula Pesto

Delicious Kale Salad Dressing

Mizuna Salad

Chimichurri Sauce

Exit Strategies (for too many greens)

Portugese Kale Soup

The Very Best Dressing for Green Salad

12 Easy Salad Dressings

Polish Sorrel Soup

How to Cook Mustard Greens

Green Garlic Recipes

10 Easy Radish Ideas

Kale with Garlic and Lemon

Simple Sautéed Mustard Greens

7 Things to do with Garlic Scapes

Sautéed Japanese Turnips with Greens

How to Use up a Bunch of Scallions (Green onions)

How to Use Fennel Fronds

Turnip and Carrot Slaw

Warm Komatsuna Salad 

Komatsuna and Scrambled Egg Stir Fry

39 Delicious Things to Do with Rosemary

Homemade Herb Salts

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta

Komatsuna with Sesame Salad

Tzatziki (as made in Greece)

77 Cool Cucumber Recipes

Cooking with Summer Savoury

7 Tips for Cooking with Onions and Garlic

Lemony Green Beans

Italian Flat Green Beans with Tomato and Garlic

Blanched and Squeezed Greens

Smashed Cucumbers

Swiss Chard with Chickpeas

Sautéed Swiss Chard

How to Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Lemon and Garlic Roasted Beets

This is the best way to Freeze Eggplant

Classic Ratatouille from Jamie Oliver

Rustic Eggplant Moussaka

Quick Collard Greens 

Kickin’ Collard Greens

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Use Baking Soda if your Tomato sauce is bitter






2020 Veggie Share Recipes

Here are all the recipes from our 2020 newsletters in one place!

They are organized by season from spring to summer but remember, many of the veggies we have in the spring reappear in the fall.

Enjoy! Thank you so much for being a part of the Veggie Box experiment.

Sorrel Sauce

Sorrel Soup

Sautéed Bok Choy

9 Ways to Eat Radishes

Kale Salad Dressing

Creamy Herb Dressing

Fresh Herb Dressing

Swiss Chard and Chickpeas

Sautéed Swiss Chard

Garlic Scape Pesto

7 Things to Do with Garlic Scapes

Easy Beet Salad

Beetroot Dip

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber and Feta

Prepping Zucchini for Best Grill

Zucchini Soup Base for the Freezer

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Salad

Lemony Courgette Linguine

Baba Ganoush

Curried Eggplant with Chickpeas


Eggplant Teriyaki


Tomato Soup

Marinated fresh Tomato Sauce

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Herbed Salts: More Salt, More Herbs, With Veggies

Lacto-Fermented Curtido: Cabbage Salsa


Embrace the Cabbage

fresh cabbage sliced in half polka dot hen produce
Cabbage: get to know your winter veggies

How to Eat Local in the Winter and Enjoy It

Seasonal eating stories seem so one-sided. It’s easy to celebrate the first asparagus of spring, the first tender green chives, overwintered spinach’s fresh sweet leaves.

But what about when it’s February and you’re only half-way through a winter of trying to eat locally and seasonally? It can look grim. Now is the winter of our discontent.

It doesn’t have to be like that. Continue reading “Embrace the Cabbage”

Tomatoes in Winter


Polka Dot Hen Produce fresh produce Wiarton Farmers' Market
Fresh tomatoes from Polka Dot Hen Produce destined for the Wiarton Farmers’ Market

Looking at this picture of our fresh tomatoes almost hurts at this time of year.

It is February, and outside the wind is whipping the trees mercilessly. The second thaw of the winter has reduced the snow pack, but it’s going to be a long time until these beauties are on my plate again.

I’m doing what I can to set the stage for their return. Continue reading “Tomatoes in Winter”