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Box #2 – Greens and Potatos and Turnips, Oh My!

We are eating quite well this winter so far.  Box #2 had Swiss chard, organic salad greens, spicy salad greens, spinach, fresh sage, two types of radishes, turnips, and Yukon Gold potatoes. And I have been substituting up a storm … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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