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Tomato and arugula

Sometimes, I find arugula overpowering, but this is wonderful stuff. I’m currently cooking down the tomato with some garlic, olive oil, and wine. Tonight, we’re going to have tomato, arugula, and goat cheese pizza. (more…)

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So I’ve made a couple of spinach salads now. Thursday night was the best one: Bordeaux spinach, sliced green onions (white ends), sliced daikons, parsley, and salad burnet with a mustard-y vinaigrette. Here’s a pic.

spinachsalad

The salad burnet was really nice addition. I don’t like cucumbers so I was hesitant to try it, but I’m so glad I did. It added a crisp, fresh taste to the mix.

I don’t think the dressing was as important to the salad as the ingredients, but here’s what I’ve been using so far.

Herb-mustard vinaigrette

Mix up

1/8 cup white wine vinegar

1/8 cup white vinegar (I ran out of white wine vinegar.)

3 tbsp water

1 tsp dried herbes de Provence

1 tsp ground mustard

Then add

½ cup canola oil

Mix again, chill, and serve.

You could also add some honey to make it a little sweeter. (But I don’t think the Bordeaux needs it.)

mustardvin

I found this great little beaker for making dressing on clearance at Tuesday Morning. It has recipes on the side, but they seem awfully oily to me.

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The pre-season subscription is 3 deliveries every other week from mid-January till March. Because it’s supposed to last two weeks, there’s more stuff. Instead of a bag, we picked up two boxes today! I am very, very happy to have some produce to play with again.

Here’s what was in our boxes.

1-21

  • Green onions (14 oz)
  • Cane syrup (16 oz)
  • Green spinach (15 oz)
  • Bordeaux spinach (22 oz)
  • 5 grain bread (17 oz) – We had to eat a chunk first!
  • Collards (27 oz)
  • Red Russian kale (23 oz)
  • Daikon radishes (16 oz)
  • Apples (34 oz)
  • Sweet potatoes (12 oz)
  • Herbs

Oops – forgot the eggs! (more…)

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