Chayote Harvest

The fences and gazebo on the farm are dripping with chayote, hundreds of chayote.

Chayote on a vine

Recipes

http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-00,chayote,FF.html –several different recipes: quiche, cake, baked, guisado, relleno (stuffed), buttered, souffled, in soup, creamed with potatoes,

http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/chayote_with_tomato_and_green_chile/

http://www.chow.com/recipes/13562-spicy-chicken-and-chayote-jamaican-stew

http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2006/11/southwestern-chayote-casserole.html (vegan!)

http://www.melissas.com/Recipes/Recipes/Soups/Chayote-and-Yuca-Root-Soup.aspx

http://ericascocina.com/2010/02/15/cocido-beef-vegetable-soup/

http://www.ifood.tv/network/chicken_chayote_soup/recipes (several chicken and chayote soup recipes!)

Description and History of Chayote

http://www.foodreference.com/html/art-chayote-squash.html

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About emmarosenthal

Emma Rosenthal is an artist, writer, educator, reiki practitioner, farmer and human rights activist, living in Southern California, whose work combines art, activism, education and grassroots mobilization. As a person with a disability she is confined, not by her disability but by the narrow and marginalizing attitudes and structures of the society at large. She is the founder and co-director of The WE Project/IHC and Café Intifada/IHC, and she lives and works at Dragonflyhill Urban Farm, a project of The WE Project. She holds teaching credentials in California and Massachusetts. As an educator her emphasis has been in the areas of bilingual and multicultural education. Her experience as a grassroots organizer, political essayist and speaker has been life long and has included many progressive causes. Her work seeks to combine art, activism, education and grassroots mobilization. Her poetry and prose is impassioned, sensual, political, life affirming and powerful. In her writing she explores the use of art and literary expression to elicit an ethos more compelling than dogma and ideological discourse, providing new paradigms for community, communion, connection and human transformation. She has been a featured poet and speaker throughout Southern California at a variety of venues and programs including; The Arab-American Festival, Highways Performance Space, The Autry Museum, Barnes and Nobel, Poetic License, Borders/Pasadena, Beyond Baroque, Freedom Fries Follies (a fundraiser for The Center for the Study of Political Graphics), KPFK, Arts in Action, Chafey College, UC Irvine and Hyperpoets. Her work has appeared in several publications including Lilith Magazine, The Pasadena Star News, The San Gabriel Tribune, The San Gabriel Valley Quarterly, LoudMouth Magazine (CSLA), Coloring Book; An Eclectic Anthology of Multicultural Writers (Rattlecat Press 2003), Muse Apprentice Guild and the Anthology, Shifting Sands, Jewish-American Women Speak Out Against the Occupation, Spring 2010. Her work has shown in several galleries in the Southern California area, including the Galleries at Whittier College, and Pasadena City College, as well as Beans and Leaves Coffeehouse in Covina, CA.

Posted on September 16, 2010, in Cultivating community, Recipe. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Simple and many info especially chayote recipe. thanks.

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