Tagged: CSA Box

Test Kitchen: Peach Cobbler

By Rachel Priebe, Nutritional Sciences Student, Sargent College Every Wednesday Karen Jacobs EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA hosts the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen in Stuvi 2 Apt. 2302 from 8-11pm. She invites the BU community into her home to test new Sargent Choice recipes while we eat, mingle and play board games. This was my first […]

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwich

By June Duan, Dietetics Student, Sargent College With warm weather on its way and Marathon Monday coming up, we wanted to get away from  the usual burger vs. veggie burger vs. hot dog debate and offer an option everyone will enjoy.  We had a plethora of whole wheat hamburger buns and needed something new to […]

FREE COOKING CLASS: Cooking with Your CSA Box

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Picture from SeriousEats If you pick up a CSA box tomorrow, you’ll find yourself the owner of: — 4 lbs. Potatoes — 6 Apples (from Carver Hill Orchard in Stow, MA) — 4 Bell Peppers — 1 Buttercup Squash — 4 ears new Popcorn** — 1 bunch Collard […]

Not Just Water

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Think watermelon is just water? Think again. According to the George Mateljan Foundation at Whole Foods, one cup of watermelon contains approximately 20% of your daily vit C as well as 17% of your daily vit A. It also has a small amount of potassium and magnesium. One […]

A Peach Recipe Worth Repeating

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College I hope move in weekend wasn’t too stressful! Last year we posted about a turnip with a strange name: kohlrabi. That post also included an insanely easy and delicious peach recipe. I couldn’t help myself and had to re-post it here, so if you didn’t get around to […]

CSA: Potato, the American Classic

This week’s CSA box included: — 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes — 2 lbs. Sweet Peppers — 2 Eggplant — 2 lbs. Tomatoes — 2 lbs. Potatoes — 8 ears Corn — 1 lb. Beans — 1 head Lettuce As always, I looked over the list of this week’s goodies and for the first time wondered […]

Eggplant Parm: A Sargent Choice Favorite

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College This Week’s CSA Box: — 1 Melon — 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes — 5 Frying Peppers — 2 Cucumbers — 1 large Eggplant — 2 lbs. Early Girl Tomatoes — 8 ears Corn — 1 lb. Beans In case you missed it last year, or didn’t get a […]

It’s Finally Here! Peach Season

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Picture Source Cherry season and sweet corn season have been tasty, but my favorite season is finally here: peach season! Yes those sunset-colored, fuzzy-skinned fruits are the highlight of summer for my taste buds. Suffering from end of summer head cold (why does this always have to happen?)? […]

Local Produce: Get it While You Still Can

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College As hard as it is to believe, August is already here. While for some of you that doesn’t mean too much, but for any teachers, students, or parents it’s the final countdown to complete all your summer plans. If one of your plans involved eating more local produce, […]

The Sweetness of Summer (Squash)

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College This week’s box in pictures: As much as I love zucchini and summer squash, it can get tricky knowing what to do with so much of it. Once you’ve added it to stir fry, pasta, and sandwiches, or stuffed it, what do you do with that little bit […]