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: 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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Ladies Lunch: Celebration of Blood Orange

Had some friends over for lunch last week and since I had been stockpiling blood oranges from our Frog Hollow CSA box, I decided to build the lunch menu around this springtime fruit. Our Ladies-Who-Lunch Menu: Potato, Leek and Green Garlic Soup from Ina Garten’s Back to Basics Blood Orange and Bearss Lime Escabéche (I added

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Family DInner Plan: Short week and slow cooker plans

With a short week, soccer starting (both Spring and Indoor), a science fair project or two, and a volunteer recognition dinner, the week’s menu needs to be easy and designed with planned over (leftovers) in mind. We arrived at the airport tonight after a weekend away, and stopped by Whole Foods on the way home,

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Monday Menu Plan: Goodness gracious, the cauliflower!

Our box from Two Small Farms had a ginormous head of cauliflower this week. So big, it is living in the garage fridge. Seriously massive. This picture does not do it justice. Clearly, whatever plan I come up with this week is going to feature cauliflower pretty heavily. Pickled cauliflower did not go over well

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Menu Plan Monday: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is here on Wednesday, and I will be able to indulge my love of corned beef. I am going to follow the Crockpot Corned Beef recipe I used last year, and fingers-crossed, there will be enough leftovers for the next day. Here is the rest of my menu plan for the week

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