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The CSA Experience: Part 6

Remember when I made the leek and feta scramble in installment 2 of this series?  I was then left with tough leek ends. I used those ends today to make a soup with potatoes and ham. Not so sexy, I … Continue reading

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The CSA Experience: Part 5

Albert & Eve included two beautiful bunches of red bohr kale in my first CSA box. Normally I would braise the kale with kimchi and extra garlic, but I was out of luck in the kimchi department so I had … Continue reading

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The CSA Experience: Part 4

In an effort to use everything that arrived in my CSA box while in its prime, today I made the rainbow carrots.  There wasn’t much to them, and I didn’t want them to get soft. The look large in the … Continue reading

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The CSA Experience: Part 3

Try these roasted whole fava beans in the style of edamame. Continue reading

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The CSA Experience: Part 2

The first installment of my CSA series covered quite a bit of ground about what the CSA concept is all about, and a bit about the company I chose for my own home-delivered organic produce:  Albert & Eve. Let me now … Continue reading

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The CSA Experience: Part 1

I finally bit the bullet and ordered a semi-weekly home-delivered organic produce box.  AKA a “CSA box,” with the CSA referring to community-supported, or community-shared, agriculture. Not only will this encourage the fam to eat more veggies, it will almost … Continue reading

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Mushy Peas, Please!

Mushy peas, a British standard, is overlooked here in the US. Comforting and easy to make, the dish works well as a side to something crispy, like fish & chips (surprise!) or fried chicken. While the authentic version is made from marrowfat peas — … Continue reading

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Quick Pickles

I’m sharing this simple little tip for making quick pickles because it’s been as hot as hell here in the Bay Area the last few days and I’m resorting to cool foods to help out. This always happens.  Much of … Continue reading

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Roasted Corn with Hazelnut Vinaigrette

There were mountains of white corn at Berkeley Bowl West the other day, so I picked up six ears.  I love that they provide receptacles near the corn for shucking then and there.  This helps me keep my green recycling pail … Continue reading

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Tandoori Asparagus

Here’s something easy to do with asparagus that makes them a little different.  You’ll need some dry tandoori spice blend.  You can make your own, but there are some good ones on the market.  Having it on hand is great … Continue reading

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