Tag: New England

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CSA Share #3, and Other News

L to R: Peas, Basil, Broccoli, Lettuce, Radishes, Kohlrabi, Chives, Flat-Leaf Parsley, Salad Mix, Kale. This is the last week for peas (“sad face”, as The Boy would say), but the broccoli is new this week, and it is gorgeous. I’m happy to see flat-leaf parsley too, because it use it all the time. It ...

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Rhubarb Two Ways

I have been messing around with rhubarb all month, looking for ways to use it that don’t involve dessert. After quickly discovering the Rhubarb Balsamic Reduction and Maple Rhubarb Glaze, I found myself struggling to find success in my Don-Quixote-Meets-Iron-Chef quest for rhubarby goodness, without a load of sugar or crust involved.

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CSA Share #2: A Bit of Deja Vu

L to R: Swiss Chard, Arugula, Kale, Romaine, Basil, Radishes, Butterhead Lettuce, Kohlrabi, and Peas.

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Fooding. Let Me Explain.

So yesterday was my birthday, and naturally my thoughts turned to… Weight Loss. (Sigh) Another year older, and those unwanted pounds seem harder and harder to shed. You would think I would have no problem with my weight, with all the healthy, seasonal, local fruits and vegetables I eat. Well, it wouldn’t be a problem, ...

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Strawberry Crepe-Because I Said I Would.

Why, yes, since you asked, it is my second crepe of the morning, and yes, that is bacon on the plate too, and yes, I did sop up the chocolate sauce with the bacon. Along with the strawberry filling, I mixed up a little ricotta cheese, maple syrup, and a pinch of salt to make ...

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Summer’s Here! Woohoo!

School’s out for The Boy, the town pool is open, the Farmer’s Markets have started up, and our first share pickup at our CSA is this Tuesday. It must be summer. But if all those facts aren’t enough to indicate the change in seasons, look at these: I mean, just look at them! They are ...