My CSA Box: Still with the kohlrabi


  This week’s goal, work through the immense stash of kohlrabi in the fridge. Fortunately, The Kitchn has posted the Top 5 Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi. The kohlrabi soup and kohlrabi fritters both look good. Do you have any suggestions?  Our Fifth Crow Farms CSA is on hiatus until the winter session starts (sign up

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My CSA Box: How to prepare for Thanksgiving


  Our box from Fifth Crow Farms contained Rainbow chard, Baby spinach, “Blue Ballet” squash, Leeks, Carrots, Parsley, Red radishes, Green Cabbage and Cauliflower. There was an extra cauliflower in the trade box, so I riced that and packaged into 2-cup zip bags for the freezer. And, I hoard my winter squash, since they are

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My CSA Box: Cabbage and turnips (and cabbage-turnips)


Our wonderful vegetable box from Fifth Crow Farms features winter greens, squash and cabbage in many forms, as we move through November. This week we found Red potatoes, Rainbow chard, Butternut squash, Shallots, Baby spinach, Radicchio, Brussels sprouts, and Kohlrabi. And as the above photo shows, I received an extra helping of kohlrabi, seems to

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My CSA box: Roasted whole cauliflower 


Our CSA season with Fifth Crow is winding to a close, with a new season starting in January. In our box this week we found Carrots, “Calypso” Dry Beans, Curly Kale, Cauliflower, Potatoes, Baby Head Lettuce, Cilantro, “Candy” Yellow Onions, and “Poblano” and “Purple Islander” Peppers. Here is my menu plan for the week of

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My CSA box: Cabbage, apples and sausage 


In our vegetable box from Fifth Crow Farms, we found Red Kabocha Winter Squash (pictured above), Savoy cabbage, Sungold cherry tomatoes, Shallots, French breakfast radishes, Rosemary, Pink Lady apples, and Corno di Torro red bell peppers. Here is my quick menu plan for the week: Saturday: Roasted black cod with red chermoula, sautéed cabbage, quinoa and rice

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My CSA Box: Tomatoes, peaches and summer


Everyone likes to say this is the best time of year, when summer produce is at its height. I guess I agree (did you want me to say otherwise), although frankly I feel slightly overwhelmed by the quantity of everything and the urgency I feel to preserve food for the rest of the year. Our

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