Archive for September, 2010

This week’s take

nectarines, peaches, Asian pears, apples, and muscadines

zucchini, tomatoes, and basil

shelled field peas!

hydroponic lettuce

almond and peanut butter bars!


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How about this weather, huh? Summer crops have been a little disappointing with the heat and bugs (except for the fruit!), so that just gives us another reason to look forward to fall.

Here’s what I got this week.

  • garlic
  • okra
  • Asian eggplant

Last night I had an encounter with non-Asian eggplant. Even though I purged the slices, they still were gushy. I think it’s the diameter of the fruit. The fatter an eggplant, the larger the seedy parts. When I get a bite that’s mostly seedy parts, it makes me gag. So I’m happy to have this lovely, svelte Asian eggplant. I’ll broil some slices and maybe fry some, too.

  • blueberries
  • apples
  • eggs

What an incredible blueberry year it’s been! Whenever I feel like mourning the lack of fresh tomatoes this summer, I eat a few blueberries. It really helps. (more…)

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