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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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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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Winter CSA Box 5 – Its all about the greens

Good thing I have learned lots of ways to use greens, because we got A LOAD of them this week. The box included swiss chard, collard greens, beets (with greens), turnips (with greens), a bag of mixed cooking greens, a winter … Continue reading

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Cooking the Recipes of Others – Beef and Bok Choy Pie and General Tso’s Chicken

Sometimes recipes online don’t work as well as advertised.  I won’t describe those.  But lately, I have had very good luck trying other’s recipes to use up my CSA vegetables. First, I tried Kirsten’s Beef and Bok Choy pie from … Continue reading

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Storing Fresh Ginger

I really like using fresh ginger in lots of cooking.  It is strong, adds lots of flavor, and can blend into so many types of dishes.  I used some in my cranberry jelly and the apple butter; I love it … Continue reading

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Chard and other greens

My husband loves greens; chard, beet greens, kale, spinach, etc.  He isn’t too hot for mustard  greens (too bitter), but otherwise he says he loves them all.  I ate greens when he prepared them, knowing leafy greens have more iron … Continue reading

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