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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Family Dinner Plan: Slow cooker, pressure cooker and leftovers

Ah, the joy of late fall/early winter dinners. Slow cookers and pressure cookers become my BFFs, for their ability to transform everyday food stuffs into delightful soups and stews perfectly suited to cold weather and busy schedules. Last week’s menu, particularly the Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup, was great. The Farro with Butternut squash made

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Sunday Supper: Easy Cassoulet with beans and duck confit

Cassoulet does not need to be difficult to taste great. Starting with a recipe from Tante Marie’s Cooking School Cookbook, I have developed a Cassoulet recipe that I dare say, is easy! Mind you, it will take a while, good things always do, but if you go slowly, don’t rush the recipe and give yourself

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Applesauce in the pressure cooker

Several weeks ago (oh, wow, I think it might have been October!) I wrote about our family visit to Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville. While there, I purchased a bushel of apples, two kinds, Pinova and Golden Delicious. And today I finally got around to making applesauce! With my pressure cooker, it was pretty quick and

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