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csa stash – nov 25

Adjusting to the quantities in my medium box and trying to figure out how many meals this will get me through. In today’s box: beets, carrots, broccoli, radishes, fennel, parsley, salad mix, kale, and spinach. Also still working my way through a ginormous stash of butternut and sweet potato.

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what’s for dinner – week 46

Trying out a few more recipes from the Melissa Clark’s book (for lunch) and sticking to some of my staples dinners so I don’t have to fuss with recipes. M: Frijoles Rancheros + Veggie Fajitas T: Big Salads + Caci de Pepe W: Empanadas T: Leftovers F: Dinner out P.S. I got my CSA this […]

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baking week

Traditions and an upcoming bake sale means we have a week of lots of desserts – birthday cake (for him), birthday pie (to celebrate same birthday at work) and mini-cakes for next weekend’s Austin Bakes. Still working out particulars, but more to come…

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celeriac suggestions?

Wondering if any of you out there have done something particularly exciting with celery root. Most recipes call for making purees or involve mashing it into another starch. I dice it finely into risotto pretty much every time it lands in my CSA box. There must be more. What do you do with it?

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almost summer (+ watermelon)

Summer break has begun! The season of “how do we make an entire watermelon fit in the fridge” is here! The struggle is real and I have more than once had to tell the 13yo that we can’t get a watermelon until we clear room in the fridge. I try to get it quartered as soon as it […]

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baked potatoes for dinner

I know. I know. Carbs are supposed to be bad, but when broccoli comes in my CSA box the first thing that pops in my head is oven-baked potatoes. Crispy skins. Fluffy insides. Piled high with broccoli and sour cream. Happy Saturday, y’all. This week’s CSA box: beets, carrots, turnips, radishes, fennel, leeks, spinach, kale […]

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CSA – april 8

I have officially hit my annual produce impatience. The kind that only tomatoes and chiles and (yes) zucchini can fix. Soon, right? This week’s stash: cilantro, chard, bok choi, leeks, kale, spinach, beets, carrots, fennel, spring onions, and salad turnips. 

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