Monthly Archives: August 2012

Grilled the Peppers (and the Corn)

Yesterday, I mentioned that my spouse wanted me to grill peppers, so tonight I did.  And it was way easier than I thought it would be. I wore surgical gloves to seed and stem them, mainly for last week’s jalapenos!  … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s box

I pick up a new box every Tuesday.    Here is what we got this week.  I picked up an extra eggplant and an extra bag of peppers from the Share Box. First thoughts:  Eggplant Parmesan will use the eggplant and … Continue reading

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Salsa and Pesto

Last week’s CSA box called out to be made into salsa.  Tomatoes, onions, jalapeno peppers, and peaches.  A friend of mine had served the Costco mango salsa at a birthday party recently, and so I thought peaches would also go … Continue reading

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Zucchini Brownies – Recipe

Ingredients: 1 egg 1 c. granulated sugar 1/2 c.  Nutella hazelnut spread 1/2 canola oil 1 t. vanilla extract 1 c. flour 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t baking soda 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. chopped nuts 2 c. shredded … Continue reading

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Zucchini Brownies

One of our favorite desserts is a Chocolate Zucchini Cake baked in a bundt pan that is dense and satisfying and lasts for a week.  We eat it for dessert, breakfast, and snacks.  Like I said, it IS a favorite! … Continue reading

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Romanesque Cauliflower

We had this in our box a few weeks ago.  I had never seen such a thing.  My daughter and I agreed the individual florets made us think of gremlin houses.  : ) The flavor wasn’t exactly the same as … Continue reading

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Welcome to CSAMom!

In May of 2012, I decided to subscribe to a local farmer’s summer CSA.  I like the idea of  Community Supported Agriculture; supporting small business and a local farmer.  Also, I wanted to expand the scope of fresh produce prepared … Continue reading

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