Family Dinner Plan: In Season Fruit

Fall is here. Our box from Mariquita Farms contained Lettuces, Mixed Heirloom Tomatoes, Principe Borghese Tomatoes, Spigariello, Potatoes, Red Heart Peppers, and Avocados. Here is my menu plan for the week of September 22: Sunday: Grilled steaks, tomato salad, lettuce salad with avocado, sauteed spigariello (a friend of kale), mashed sweet potatoes Monday: Slow Cooked

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Family Dinner Plan: Avocados

  Beautiful Bacon avocados in our Mariquita Farms box this week, 5 total. Between lunch and dinner salads, plus maybe a random night with guacamole, these fruits will go fast. Our box also contained Kohlrabi (I scored two bunches from the trade box!), Baby Carrots, Lacinato Kale, Lettuces, Potatoes, French Tarragon and Green-tailed Red Onions.

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Blogaversary: The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage (Giveaway)

The fun continues this week as I celebrate the 5th anniversary of Kitchen Gadget Girl with another book review and giveaway. Last week’s was fun, we talked about meals we take to others who need a little support. This week, we are going to talk about food, family and learning to eat, courtesy of the

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Family Dinner Plan: Green Garlic is here!

Spring time brings lovely green garlic, garlic which has been harvested before maturity. Very nice flavor, mild but still garlicky, I use it almost anywhere I would use regular garlic. Also in our box this week were Young Walla Walla Onions, Lettuce, Chicory Barba di Cappuccino (an Italian chicory), Fennel, Sugar Snap Peas, Carrots, and Red

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Family Dinner Plan: Spring has sprung!

I am almost positive that I have used that post title before. So catchy and upbeat! Today’s visit to the Farmer’s Market mirrored the one I took March 9, 2010; great spring items, including asparagus, artichokes, and lots of spring vegetables. Still enough winter items to keep us busy, including Brussel sprouts, turnips, beets, and

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