Archive for September, 2011


Here’s what came this week from Farmers’ Fresh CSA:

  • baby spinach
  • frisee
  • butternut squash
  • basil
  • eggs (regular add-on)
  • lettuce
  • Asian eggplant
  • blue potatoes
  • chestnuts

There were also some pretty apples and tomatoes: (more…)

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Here’s what I got this week from my CSA program:

yummy mixed lettuce

yummy mixed lettuce


baby spinach

radishes and tomatoes

The radishes we’ve been slicing for salad. The tomatoes I chopped up and cooked down and tossed with pasta.

fingerling potatoes and delicata squash

These potatoes were sooo good roasted with olive oil, garlic, and herbs! We’re looking forward to enjoying the delicata squash next week. We love winter squash, but it’s usually better cured a bit. So we’re not in a rush to cook this one. (more…)

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Here’s what we got this week…

Field peas!

We’ve shelled and cooked these, and they’re waiting in the fridge to be eaten. These were easy to shell, too.


tomatoes, eggplant, garlic, and onions

I’ve already roasted the eggplant for baba ghanoush. The onions I’m adding to my onion stash. I feel happy as a squirrel putting onions away for fall meals of French onion soup and beef stew. (more…)

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Here’s this week’s report on what arrived from Farmers Fresh.

onions, apples, and potatoes

hydroponic lettuce and baby spinach

The sight of onions, apples, potatoes, lettuce, and spinach all together made me wonder if fall had arrived. (more…)

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Recently, we’ve been making yummy desserts with fruit.

So far, we’ve made

  • mini peach cobblers with vanilla ice cream
  • fig compote and rosemary granola with vanilla ice cream
  • poached Asian pears with vanilla ice cream

(Okay, so there’s a pattern here.)

These desserts are fun to make and eat. They’re especially nice after a supper of summer vegetables. When supper’s not so heavy, dessert is more fun to dig into. And have another glass of wine with. (more…)

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