Not pictured was the sunchoke gnocchi and sautéed spinach we had (pictured here in Winter Week 15) and the many, many salads we made. We finally used up the last of the lettuce today so we only have a few red scallions rolling around the produce drawer. We’ve got to try to keep this pace up heading into the height of summer!
After a couple weeks of folks telling me our basket haul looked small, I think you’ll agree that we have an abundance this week, especially of leafy greens!
- Kale and artichoke chicken casserole
- Salad with orange and kohlrabi
- Pork Chops with Kohlrabi, Apple, and Mint Slaw
- Sunchoke gnocchi (pre-made and frozen) with sautéed spinach
- Slow cooker shredded beef tacos with cherry tomato salsa
- Strawberry rhubarb pie
We’ll probably end up eating more salads than this, but I’m running low on ideas! Maybe taco salad with our leftovers or a deli drawer-clearing chef salad?
This week’s basket offers a nice, though I assume temporary, break from salad greens. We had a beautiful warm weekend, but there’s another drizzly, cool work week ahead, so my menu definitely leans towards comfort foods!
- Egg roll in a bowl with cabbage and ground pork
- Beet and lentil salad with bbq chicken (rescued from the depths of my freezer)
- Tex mex tofu quinoa bowls with marinated kale
- Green garlic roasted chicken
- Kale and mushroom pasta
I’m hoping to be a bit more ambitious with my breakfast and desserts this week, too. I found two recipes to help use up my rhubarb that look delicious.
That’s a lot to do! I better get baking!
This box brings a real mix of spring and summer veggies to start our Spring/Summer CSA season
Clockwise from left: rhubarb, green kale, green cabbage, red beets, red radishes, greenhouse tomatoes, green garlic, little gem romaine lettuce
I mostly forgot to take photos of what we ate this week, but here’s a sampling of what we had.
Underneath all those olives, feta, and oven roasted tomatoes is a kale and freekeh “tabbouleh” with radishes.
I’m back with a special early start to this year’s posting! Enjoy the last two weeks of winter shares and menus before spring and summer’s bounty starts up again!
Clockwise from top left: rutabaga, red chard, romaine lettuce, green kale, baby bok choy, Italian parsley, cherry tomatoes, red radishes
A belated post for Week 22!
Famous breakfast hash! We crisp sausage in a cast iron skillet, then cook onions in the same pan, then set aside sausage and onions and cook potatoes in the skillet. Everything is added back in, and 4 holes are made for the eggs. It’s all cooked under the broiler until the eggs are just set, then dusted with paprika and topped with cheese and sliced green onions.
Personal mizuna-topped pizzas, with tomato sauce, mozzarella, and salami. And yes, I burnt the crust broiling the mizuna… this was a new gluten free crust that I picked up on clearance at the store and I wasn’t a huge fan.
Chicken salad with crispy chickpeas and roasted carrots. I used vegan herbed cheese this time but it would be good with feta or goat cheese too.
Chicken piccata with roasted radishes. The blank space on the plate was for the roasted potatoes I forgot to include for this photo!
I’m very excited for the return of fall salads. It’s the perfect way to recognize that the tops of the trees are starting to glow with their autumn yellows and reds, but still recognize that somehow it’s almost 90 degrees and any length of time spent outdoors other than the first brisk pre-dawn hours may still come with oppressive humidity.
I’ll be using up the last few weeks of ingredients to make meals of what new things I got this week
- Yukon potato breakfast hash (similar to this recipe)
- Mizuna-topped pizza (inspired by this recipe)
Clockwise from left: Red Radishes, Broccoli, Red Seedless Watermelon, Green Beans (in a bag), Red Pimento Peppers, Bartlett Pears, Rainbow Chard, Roma Tomatoes, Italian Eggplant, Kiwiberries, Thumbelina Carrots