Tag: strawberries

Using What You’ve Learned: Eating As Locally As You Choose

If you have spent some time with the seasonal fruits chart from Shari’s Berries, you have probably noticed that, according to the chart, most fruits are in season most of the time, somewhere. It’s that SOMEWHERE that is the important point. Let me explain. I commented on the chart’s inclusion of strawberries as an early ...

CSA Share #4, Salads, and Strawberry Rhubarb Nonsense

As you can see, there’s a bit less green leafy here, as the cool weather greens make way for the warm weather lovers – squash, tomatoes, and cucumbers. There’s still lettuce coming, and kale, but the bags of baby greens are gone for now. In addition, there is basil, dill, scallions, and beet greens with ...

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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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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 ...