Tag Archives: CSA

For this I am thankful: my modesty (and sense of humor)

I help run our local CSA–okay, I RUN the local CSA…but it was by accident that I found myself in this position.  Honest.  My time is all volunteer and it eats up quite a bit of my free time and … Continue reading

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Tomato and arugula pesto focaccia

Yesterday at 4pm I had a panic attack–What was I going to make for dinner?!  Then I had an idea that I knew I could throw together quickly: focaccia.  I ran into the kitchen, pulled out my breadmaker, and threw … Continue reading

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Jalapeno popper cornbread muffins

This recipe is a winner.  I have witnesses.  And it’s pretty darn easy to make, too, so that’s an added bonus.  AND they’re beautiful.  I got this idea after I made some roasted jalapeno poppers with a boatload of jalapeno … Continue reading

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Garlic, garlic, garlic

This month has been crazy and busy and stressful in so many ways, thus I’ve been absent from blogging nearly the entire month.  Tonight things settled down a bit and I spent a very relaxing evening sitting out in the … Continue reading

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CSA free-for-all dinner tonight

We got a beautiful share this week: carrots, beets, tomatillos, green onions, lettuce, and mixed herbs.  The sage in the herb bundles came from my garden–my first CSA sale!  Next week I’m providing the garlic share…I better get to cleaning up … Continue reading

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Artichokes!

I did it!!  I started artichoke seeds in January in my basement, and now I have baby artichokes popping up on my plants!  I’m so excited about this!  At least something has been relishing this unseasonably hot weather we’ve been … Continue reading

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2015 Garlic Scape Pesto marathon

Mercy, it’s hot!  We are in a heat wave that is unusual for this early in the summer.  Yesterday, on the way home from an awesome float trip (see more below), my car thermometer showed 102 degrees F.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Arugula pesto–two ways

Today we got a boatload of greens in our CSA share—‘tis the season, of course, until more things start coming into season.  We got romaine lettuce, spinach, arugula, mint, and Swiss chard.  I decided to use the arugula to make … Continue reading

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CSA is finally here!

Yesterday was our first CSA pick up.  And for being early in the season, I think we got a hella good share this first week.  We got a large head of leaf lettuce, some mixed salad greens (as a substitute … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken Salad

I couldn’t wait to get home this evening and work in the garden.  The long summer days are great because it means I still have plenty of light after work to do weeding and other yard work.  Today was the … Continue reading

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