Category Archives: Commentary

Thoughts about the food that fills our lives.

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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Winter CSA Box 8 – He lied to me! :(

My farmer sends out an e-mail a few days before we pick up, giving us an idea of what he is planning to put in our boxes.  Last weekend, he said there would be Romanesque Cauliflower. We had this for … Continue reading

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Lemon Lavender Ice Cream – it might be something good…

This is a pure csamom creation.  I wanted to cook something with the lavender and thought it might nicely complement lemon ice cream.  However, I had production issues in the process (ie:  I didn’t pay attention to what I was … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Box #7 – All The Good Stuff :)

The box today was filled with lots of lovely treats and two ugly chunks of squash my daughter told me I should throw out – immediately.  I reminded her than any poor, ugly squash can become rolls and thus, become … Continue reading

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Saving the Squash

In my last box there was a large chunk of what had been a HUGE Pink Banana squash.  My farmer’s notes say some of them were over 50 lbs and he had one at his house that weighed in at … 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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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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