CUCURBIT FARM-INSPIRED RECIPES
Every growing season, we’ll pass along healthy, fun and easy-to-prepare recipes that we love and, more importantly, include ingredients you can find at Cucurbit Farm! How much fun is that?
From strawberries, tomatoes and squash early in the season to blueberries, raspberries and peaches mid-summer, to corn and apples as the leaves start changing, let us give you a special recipe that takes advantage of the season’s ripest fruits and vegetables.
Each recipe is prepared (and enjoyed) by us before we give it our Cucurbit Farm stamp of approval.
Click on a recipe below to find out more about our Cucurbit Farm-inspired recipes and let us know how they turned out for you and your family!
Leslie's Classic Succotash
The classic succotash is made from corn and beans. In this summer garden version, fresh kernels are sauteed with green beans. You can also stir in diced bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, cubed zucchini, or carrot slices. Freshly harvested red onions are wonderfully sweet and give this saute a perfect aromatic base. [More]
Judy's Eggplant Mozzarella Stacks
And you thought you could only stack pancakes and dollar bills. Well, we’re hear to tell you that eggplants, tomato sauce and parmesian cheese stacks pretty well too. You can prepare this recipe as a vegetarian dish or with beef or pork if you’re so inclined. And, oh yeah, enjoy! [More]
Aunt Helene's Peach-Blueberry Pie
Okay, here's the thing. We've heard of peach pie. We've heard of blueberry pie. Call us crazy, but Aunt Helene's Peach-Blueberry Pie is about a thousand kinds of great. Yet another super recipe that one can make with ingredients from Cucurbit Farm. [More]
Alyson's Eggplant Salad
“Hey, we here at Cucurbit Farm like Alyson a lot. She's a peach. If there's something we like just as much it would be her eggplant salad recipe. It's not a peach but it does include a number of ingredients you can get right here at our farm stand." [More]
Mrs. Kane's Stuffed Zucchini
Mrs. Kane, a loyal Friend of Cucurbit Farm, gave us this recipe for stuffed zucchini and it wasn't half bad... Who are we kidding, it was GREAT! And she used zucchini from Cucurbit Farm, which makes it a winner in our book. Now if we could just get her to bring some more over. She even took the picture, which is making us drool just looking at it. Bravo Mrs. Kane! [More]
Strawberries are among the simplest fruits - and yet most versatile - with which to cook. What’s better than a super simple strawberry pie recipe that tastes simply devine? Not much as far as we can see. Stop by the Cucurbit Farm farm stand for the main ingredient... strawberries! [More]
“Bless his little heart. Friend of Cucurbit Farm Mike Savello sends in this terrific recipe for his bruschetta that uses delicious tomatoes from Cucurbit Farm. Don’t be stingy, be sure to share with your friends and family as this recipe makes up to 6 servings. Thanks for sharing Mike!" [More]
Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup
“A hearty winter soup that’s sure to warm your insides (and outsides!) on those chilly days. As a bonus, it’s low fat and low calorie, as well as high in fiber and an excellent choice of protein. Serve with Cucurbit Farm’s Fresh French baguettes for a superb winter meal.” [More]
Cucurbit Farm Guacamole
“What goes better as a late summer treat than a zesty guacamole? Using homegrown Cucurbit Farm tomatoes, onion, and garlic add a depth of flavor that can’t be beat. Couple with white corn tortilla chips and make it the centerpiece of your hors d'oeuvre platter.” [More]
Linguine with Tomatoes, Artichoke and Basil
“This dish is the essence of summer. Make the most of it with fresh homegrown tomatoes, basil and garlic from Cucurbit Farm. The fresh basil adds depth and the Brie cheese melts into the linguine to make a subtle sauce. Use low-carb linguine to make it even more heart healthy.” [More]
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
"Healthy and chocolaty at the same time! Healthy because the applesauce lessens the amount of oil necessary (calorie and fat reduction) and whole-wheat white flour is an overall healthier choice than regular white flour. Great for kids because they’re getting their veggies without realizing it. Great for adults because chocolate chips make the World go ‘round!" [More]