Archive for February, 2012

Here’s what came in this week’s Farmers Fresh box:

lettuce, Brussels sprouts, and acorn squash


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Here’s what arrived in our CSA box earlier this month:

green beans, yellow squash, and tomato

Seems like summer, huh? We cooked the green beans Southern-style and stir-fried the squash in some local corn meal.

Where’s the tomato? Glad you asked. This was Wednesday’s lunch…

Local lettuce and tomato + Chik-fil-a = happy lunchtime for Chris and Susan.

This eating better, eating local thing doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Take-out pizza or roasted chicken from Publix with local veggies is also a good combo. (more…)

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Here’s what came in the box two weeks ago from Farmers Fresh. I was unable to post sooner due to technical difficulties, but the delay lets me include updates on how we really used our goodies. (And makes me realize that, over five years of doing this, I’ve gotten a lot better at realistically predicting what’s going to happen in my kitchen.)



It’s nice to have lovely lettuce for salads during this crazy-warm winter. When winter is cold, I don’t crave salad so much, but it’s all good this year. The bigger leaves could also be used as wraps if one were so inclined. I went ahead and washed and spun all of this. It’s in the salad spinner in the fridge awaiting further instruction. (more…)

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Back in business!

WordPress has unblocked my IP address, and I can blog at will again!

No word on why it happened yet, but I’m happy to have control again.

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WordPress woes

WordPress has blocked my IP address. I have no idea why, but it means I can’t post from home. Which is annoying.

I’m trying to get it resolved and will post again soon from somewhere.

Thanks, and I hope you’re enjoying your food.

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