CSA week #17

Watermelon Radishes THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Butternut Squash Sweet Dumpling Squash Kale Scallions Watermelon Radishes Kohlrabi Choice of Baby Greens Rainbow Swiss Chard* Carrots* Choice of Herbs* *not included in Wednesday shares Watermelon Radishes RECIPE IDEAS Squash Fritters Kale Salad with Quick Pickled Watermelon Radish Roasted Watermelon Radish with Goat Cheese Kohlrabi Carrot Scallion Saute Roasted […]

CSA week #14

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Acorn Squash Tat Soi Sweet Peppers Zucchini/Summer Squash Scallions Kale Lettuce Tomatoes Basil Romano/Italian Flat Beans (this week or next, depending on how our harvest goes) RECIPE IDEAS Baked Acorn Squash Rings Acorn Squash with Kale and Sausage Tomato Braised Romano Beans Slow Roasted Romano Beans Basil Kale Pesto Kale Mac and […]

CSA Week #8

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Summer Squash Zucchini Green Cabbage Red Long of Tropea Onions Lettuce Kale Cucumbers Scarlet Salad Turnips or Kohlrabi* Choice of Herbs* A few Tomatoes *not included in Wednesday shares     RECIPE IDEAS Kate’s Summer Improv Squash Casserole Squash Casserole, Classic Version Okonomiyaki (cabbage pancakes) Cabbage and Caramelized Onion Tart Raw Zucchini […]

CSA week #8

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Cucumbers Italian Eggplant Summer Squash/Zucchini Napa Cabbage New Potatoes Hot Pepper Mizuna Lovelock Redleaf Lettuce Choice of Fresh Herbs A couple of tomatoes RECIPE LINKS Cucumber Salsa Spicy Sesame Eggplant Grilled Eggplant and Mozzarella Salad Baked Eggplant with Garlic and Parsley Vegetarian Pad See Yew with Napa Cabbage Napa Cabbage Salad with […]

seeds have arrived!

Boxes from seed companies have been showing up on my doorstep this week. Opening them up is almost as good as getting a care package at summer camp! Heirloom and open-pollinated varieties are becoming a bigger percentage of my seed list each year, as I gradually seek out heirlooms that have the characteristics I’m looking […]

local fare at the blue moon

Blue Moon Evolution is now open!  The next time you’re in Exeter, be sure to stop by and check it out.  The place looks great – there’s lots of space, big farmhouse tables, a bar with comfortable seats and local beers.  They still have the same great soups and sandwiches for lunch (and of course […]

the switch

For the first time since last winter, I ate soup for lunch last week. It must have been the Harvest Moon that made me think it was time to start eating cold weather foods – or maybe it was the fact that I was wearing wool socks. After a summer of long hot sunny days, […]