My CSA Box: Menu Plan #234

We did not order a Fifth Crow Farms CSA box this week, since we were camping in Joshua Tree. However, the trade box was overflowing when we got home which meant I have lots of tasty vegetables to choose from this week including Napa cabbage, Cauliflower, Purple potatoes, Carrots,Baby kale, Cilantro and Kohlrabi. That kohlrabi might

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Day-to-Day: Family trip to Switzerland, winter edition

We went to Switzerland for February break this year and here are the highlights: Friday, February 13- Saturday, February 14: Travel to Switzerland We departed from SFO on Friday, February 13, and arrived in Frankfurt, Germany on Saturday, February 14. Our flight from Frankfurt to Zurich was scheduled to depart at 12:30pm, and at about

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Family Dinner Plan: Nettles and Mizuna and other things green

This time of year our Mystery Boxes from Mariquita Farms are full of greens. Kale, spinach, baby romaine lettuce, which are easy and familiar to us, and the more unusual varieties like mizuna, rapini and even a special purchase of nettles! The stinging kind. [Check it out – some of these greens and things are

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