Monthly Archives: August 2008

CSA, week 13

It’s a busy week, so short post today:

Check out how colorful this week’s CSA share is! I am totally having one of those tomatoes as an afternoon snack when I get home from work today. Yum.

CSA, week 12

It’s getting late in the week, but here’s the weekly CSA report:
This is my half of the share only (so double this, and you’ll get a picture of our entire haul): an onion, garlic, eggplants, green beans, jalapeno peppers, some herbs, potatoes, tomatoes, more peppers and corn.
I want to use my eggplants to make baba ganoush, [...]

Summer Frittata

When summer hands you assorted vegetables, toss them in a fritatta.
I was inspired by this recipe that popped up on Serious Eats (which, in turn, was adapted from a recipe at But the great thing about frittatas is that you can use just about any fillings you want… it’s a tasty, inexpensive way to [...]

CSA, week 11

Winter, especially a winter like the one of 07-08, can sometimes make a girl question why she choses to live in a place like Iowa.
But then summer comes along. And with it, truckloads of sweet corn. And within one bite, all is forgiven. Because, really, is there anything more delicious than an ear of just-picked, [...]

CSA, week 10

What a haul! Mid-summer and our share is exploding. Check out what we got this week: tomatoes, basil, lemon basil, chard, two kinds of kale, green peppers, broccoli, potatoes, onions, leeks, zucchini, yellow squash and an eggplant.
Does anyone have a favorite Chard recipe to share?