Grilled Veggies with Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette


By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 30 min. Serves: 4 Topped with a paprika, fresh basil and Dijon vinaigrette, this grilled veggie salad is bursting with flavor. Ingredients Vinaigrette 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/3 cup honey 1/2 cup green olives 1 tablespoon Dijon 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon sea salt Vegetables 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise 1 1/2 cups halved button mushrooms 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 large red onion sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices 2 zucchini, ends trimmed, halved lengthwise 1-pound bag washed mixed salad greens Preparation Place all ingredients for the vinaigrette [...]

Grilled Veggies with Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette2020-06-24T15:11:29-04:00

Infusion This


By Co+op, welcome to the table Infusing beverages is kind of like modern art. Or last Friday night. It involves minimal rules, maximum guesswork, and a splash of adventuresome spontaneity. You can infuse pretty much anything, but the best results come from infusing a “life liquid,” and by that we mean water and perhaps the occasional alcoholic spirit. Think of it as a blank canvas. With a little practice, homemade infusions have a fresh flavor that is both cheaper and more authentic than artificial products sold in stores (unless you’re into bubblegum-flavored vodka; then you’re on your own). While we’re not here to tell you how to boost your bevvies—that freedom is bestowed upon the taste buds of the [...]

Infusion This2020-06-19T16:55:13-04:00

Father’s Day Gift Ideas from the Co-op


Father's Day is Sunday, June 21 Need a gift for Dad? Look no further than your Co-op! To help you make your selection, we asked the Dads who work at GreenStar to share what they'd like for Father's Day, and here are their suggestions: This bib-style apron is durable, 100% cotton, has two pockets, and extra long ties. Beyond Meat's Beyond Sausage offers plant-based sausage stuffed with delicious flavor and satisfying sizzle. And don't forget the charcoal! Need some recipe inspiration? Try this Charred Asparagus with Tarragon Aioli recipe from Co+op Welcome to the Table. Wondering how to cook a steak for Dad? Check out this How to Cook Great [...]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas from the Co-op2020-06-16T16:23:18-04:00

Barbecued Chicken Wrap


Delight your senses with this quick to assemble wrap featuring pre-cooked chicken with a dash of barbecue sauce and a tangy cabbage slaw. By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt, plain, whole-fat 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon lime zest 1 clove garlic, pressed 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups shredded cabbage 1/2 cup corn 1 medium Roma tomato, chopped 4 oz. Pepper Jack cheese, shredded 1 lb. cooked chicken breast, chopped 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce 6 9-inch flour tortillas Preparation In a medium bowl, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, lime juice and zest, garlic and salt and stir to mix. Add the shredded cabbage and corn [...]

Barbecued Chicken Wrap2020-06-09T16:11:23-04:00

Minty Green Tea Pops


Cool off with these refreshing homemade minty green tea ice pops. While this recipe calls for plain green tea, you can use any other green tea or black tea as well. By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 3 hours including freezing; 10 minutes active Servings: 10 Ingredients 4 cups water 4 teabags green tea 1/2 cup fresh spearmint, plus 10 small leaves 1/4 cup honey Ice pop molds and sticks or 3-oz. paper cups and sticks Preparation Prepare your pop molds. If using paper cups, place them on a sheet pan. In a 2-quart pot, bring the water to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool for a few seconds, then drop in the teabags and [...]

Minty Green Tea Pops2020-06-03T11:11:02-04:00

Meat Your Top 5 Affordable Steak Cuts


Our NEW meat counter offers fresh cuts of local and humanely-raised beef, pork, and chicken — open from 11 am - 7 pm daily.  By: Co+op, welcome to the table Happy grilling season! Can you smell the smoky BBQ wafting through the nighttime summer breeze? We’re here to fill you in and fill you up, and help you save a few bucks along the way. Check out which of our budget-friendly faves made the cut:  1. An eye for a chuck eye: rib eye flavor for less If you want to grill a flavorful steak on a tight budget, look no further than the chuck eye. C’mon, everyone knows the secret lies in the fifth rib. The [...]

Meat Your Top 5 Affordable Steak Cuts2020-06-03T11:03:40-04:00

Asian Rice Noodle Salad


A quick and flavorful side dish, or turn it into an entree by adding tofu, cooked chicken, or shrimp. By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4-6 Ingredients 1/2 pound uncooked broad or narrow rice noodles 1/3 cup tamari 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce 1/2 tablespoon Thai garlic chili paste 1/2-1 cup carrots, sliced into matchsticks 1/2-1 cup celery, thinly sliced on bias 1/2 -1 cup red onion, thinly sliced 1/2-1 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2-1 cup cabbage, shredded 1-2 tablespoons black sesame seeds 1-2 tablespoons salted roasted peanuts Preparation Cook noodles according to package; rinse in cold water and drain. Combine noodles with tamari, toasted sesame [...]

Asian Rice Noodle Salad2020-06-02T09:51:45-04:00

Thai Cucumber Salad


A simple and refreshing cucumber salad. By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 pounds (about 3 large) cucumbers, split lengthwise, seeded, and sliced into 1/4-inch crescents 3 scallions, sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped  Dressing 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1 teaspoon curry powder Preparation In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Set aside. In a large glass or stainless steel bowl, combine all vegetables. Add dressing and toss. Let sit at least 1 [...]

Thai Cucumber Salad2020-06-02T09:51:24-04:00

Asparagus Stir-Fry


It takes three years for a good harvest of asparagus once it's been planted. But it's so worth the wait. This stir-fry takes full advantage of asparagus' distinctive and delicious flavor. By Co+op, welcome to the table Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil 1/4 pound carrots, peeled and sliced into thin rounds 1/2 small yellow onion, sliced into thin half-moons 1/2 each red and yellow peppers, cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon minced ginger 4 ounces button mushrooms, sliced 4 ounces canned bamboo shoots, drained 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and sliced into 3-inch pieces Sauce 3 tablespoons tamari 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 [...]

Asparagus Stir-Fry2020-06-02T09:51:04-04:00

Meet Evan, our new Meat and Cheese Manager


At our new store at 770 Cascadilla St., you'll find a greatly expanded selection of fresh meats and specialty cheeses. Meet Evan, our new Meat and Cheese Manager. What is your background in fresh meats and specialty cheeses? I attended culinary school at Paul Smith's College, where I received a bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts and Service management. After graduating, I worked at The Point, a Relais & Chateaux property, under two different chefs. My responsibilities included making cheese boards, three different kinds of fresh bread every morning, and breakfast for the resort, as well as assisting in menu planning and preparation. I was also involved in cooking and plating lunch and the execution of planning, prepping, and plating [...]

Meet Evan, our new Meat and Cheese Manager2020-06-13T15:54:24-04:00

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