My CSA Box: Tomatoes and more tomatoes

Our tradition, for the last three weeks, is that I bake a loaf of no-knead sourdough bread Sunday morning and we have BLTs for lunch, using bacon from the 1/2 pig we purchased from Linda’s Tasty Pork in Carmel Valley. A 9th generation Californian, Linda Ferrasci operates Rancho Chupinos, which has been in the family since 1878. In

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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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