This Week’s Selection Furthers My Tex-Mex Hankerings

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Something about the heat and spending time at the beach leaves me with various Tex-Mex/Southwestern/Tropical flavor joneses and the veggies in this week’s CSA share will help me continue in that vein! The complete haul A jalapeño pepper and cilantro Wax beans, another jalapeño, carrots, and one of the four ears of corn rainbow chard … Continue reading

Pretty Veggies to Beat the Heat

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Ok, so they don’t actually help me beat the heat. But at least they’re nice to look at this week! I traded my Romaine lettuce for more beets, because I’m all salad-ed out for the moment. This week’s supply has some exciting new contenders as well. Without further ado… Quite a selection this week. Onion, … Continue reading

Mid-Summer Variety

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I took a lot of photos of our haul this week since we had some new varieties and everything looked so lovely and fresh, so today will be mostly photos. I’m in the middle of a new and exciting experiment. The post of it will be up on Friday…my husband and I are taking a … Continue reading

Some Catching Up…

First, the results from the breadmaker test: DELICIOUS! We’ve eaten the entire loaf already and I have a new loaf of anadama in there currently.

Second, sorry I have been kind of MIA lately. It has been hot here. And I, well, I don’t handle heat well. I get cranky and don’t feel like thinking. This has been pretty much all I’ve wanted to do lately:

Luckily, this is what I did all day today, so I’m feeling slightly more energized and centered. This week has been a strange eating week…lots of leftovers, barbecues, and throwing things together haphazardly. I made a delicious scramble yesterday for breakfast using spinach and the cippolini onion (just like in this post).  I also tossed spinach in with a box of my favorite fast meal, Annie’s Mac & Cheese. I tested my theory that everything tastes better barbecued by tossing radishes in some olive oil, salt, and pepper and grilling them up:

These were a delicious treat as a side for our burgers.

This week, in our CSA share, we got an amazing variety, and I can’t wait to come up with some fun ideas! I’ll post all the details after I eat dinner, but for now, here’s a sneak preview:

~CM