Monthly Archives: January 2013

Getting Warm with Coconut Curry, Chicken and Apples

I have lots of onions and garlic from last week’s Winter CSA box, so those are the CSA contributions to this wonderful warm dish for a cold winter evening. 1 t. olive oil 2 lbs chicken breasts cut into large … Continue reading

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Ragout with Pork, Collard Greens and Garbanzo Beans

This was one of those times where I had ingredients that were kind of like the ingredients in the recipe I wanted to cook, but really nothing like the ingredients in the recipe I wanted to cook.  The recipe I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake

Today is my daughter’s birthday (12) and this is THE CAKE.  This is her favorite cake and she has asked for it every year for her birthday for the past four years. Two years ago, I had to borrow shredded … Continue reading

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Winter CSA – Box 6 – Staples and those @#$%^&* Gophers

This week we got staple groceries: mixed salad greens, collard greens, cute little carrots, oregano, garlic, six onions (6!), dried garbanzo beans  🙂 and 4 cobs of popcorn.  Oh, and a chunk of what must have been an extremely large … Continue reading

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Pickled Beets with Red Wine

Beets are very popular at my house.  When we get them in the CSA box, they do not last very long and we don’t get too creative – roast beets are always a hit.  But this time, we didn’t get … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie with Butternut Squash and a surprise vegetable

As if butternut squash isn’t enough of an outlier in Shepherd’s Pie… Shepherd’s Pie is one of my fondest memories of meals my mom cooked when we were kids.  Hers was always made with ground beef, frozen peas and mashed … Continue reading

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American Farmland Trust

I was in the office of one of my partners at the law firm and he had these awesome stickers. American Farmland Trust is committed to protecting the nation’s farm and ranch land, keeping it healthy and improving the economic … Continue reading

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