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About csamom

Living in Eastern Washington State for the past 15 years, I appreciate the wonderful produce we have available here. I am a working mom, with the typical active family. We have two children, a cat, a fish, and a snake.

The new “Inner Circle” – How my CSA has changed

As I mentioned once upon a time, my farmer decided to change his CSA.  Rather than a weekly box of surprise vegetables and an “Iron Chef” type challenge, now we get to choose what is in our box.  I saw … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Box 11- More Asparagus (Let’s make microwave risotto)

This week we did not get a great deal of variety, but we made up for that with quantity. 5 more lbs of asparagus.  My daughter pointed out there are no huge stalks in this shipment.  Those big guys last … Continue reading

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Loving my Purple Sprouted Broccoli – 2 recipes today

Anne from Life in Mud Spattered Boots had said my purple sprouted broccoli would wilt quickly, so I have been using it every chance I get. It has a different flavor than regular broccoli, a bit sharper.  The stems are … Continue reading

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Breakfast Pizza with Eggs Sunny Side Up

Sometimes, ideas on how to use my vegetables come from strange places. I receive a catalog for skin care products (huh?) that has expanded to include a few food items, and it had this recipe for breakfast pizza that looked … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Box 10 – Finally, some veggies!

Yesterday, we picked up our first box in several weeks.  But now, it is Spring and some of the spring produce is starting to come up.  We didn’t get a huge variety, but we got a lot. 5 lbs of … Continue reading

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Bogus Hummus – no tahini

It has been several weeks since we received a shipment from the winter CSA.  Then I had to have surgery that has kept me down and drugged for the past two and a half weeks.  So I haven’t been involved … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Box 9 – Its coming up Greens – the last box before St. Patrick’s Day

We’ve been very busy around here lately, with big changes at work, at home, at school.  We have been cooking, taking notes and photos of how we have used our CSA goodies, but I just have not had the opportunity … Continue reading

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