Category: summer


Freezing Strawberries

Have you frozen some strawberries yet? Well, get on with it! Here’s how:


CSA Shares #10 and #11, Tomatoes and Celebrations

It has been a whirlwind of activity here, and this post is really overdue. On to the food: Share #10, l to r: Kale, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, baby carrots, parsley, lettuce, tomatoes, chile peppers.


CSA Share #9 and More Cucumbers!!

L to R: Slicing cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, cabbage, parsley, zucchini, basil, kale, tomatoes, chile peppers. The cucumbers have almost been vanquished. Here are the latest casualties.


Creamy Summer Vegetable Soup

Soup is usually the last thing on my mind in the summertime, but we’ve had a preview of fall weather the last couple of weeks, and this soup really hit the spot. It is full of fresh summer flavor, with a creamy texture that brings some of that comfort-food feeling to the table, which is ...


CSA #8 – Time to Freeze Kale

L to R: Asst. chili peppers, cherry tomatoes, zucchini and Magda squash, onions, basil, tomatoes, slicing and pickling cucumbers, and kale. The share has included some kale almost every week so far. If it’s starting to wear out its welcome in your kitchen, freeze it for the winter. It’s a great addition to winter vegetable ...


CSA #5, 6, and 7: Cucumbers!

L to R: Slicing cucumbers, lettuces, kale, basil, zucchini, kohlrabi, tomatoes, Swiss chard, pickling cucumbers. L to R: Summer squashes, kale, kohlrabi, cabbages, lettuce, slicing and pickling cucumbers, Swiss chard, jalapenos, tomatoes. L to R: Slicing cucumbers, pickling cucumbers, kale, green peppers, Swiss chard, chives, basil, zucchini, eggplant. One of those weeks, turnips were available, ...


CSA #4/Farmer’s Market #5

It is too hot for words. So here are some pictures. L to R: pickling cucumbers, baby bell peppers, broccoli, lettuce, kale, basil, zucchini and yellow summer squash.