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CSA, week 20

I’m a little behind, but here is the enormous final share we received from our CSA last week: lots of garlic and shallots, tomatoes, bell peppers, carrots, celeriac, a sweet potato, acorn squash, carnival squash, butternut squash, some greens and cilantro.
 
For a wrap-up of my and Carly’s first CSA experience, check out my column in [...]

CSA, week 19

Don’t be too startled by the difference between this photo and last week’s. Last week was just my half of the share that I’m splitting with my friend Carly. This week I have a photo of the full share. That tube-shaped veggie on the left is a daikon (DIE-kon), also known as a Japanese radish. [...]

CSA, week 18

Admission: I’m suffering from a bit of CSA guilt.
Why?
I’m pretty sure there hasn’t been a single week this season that I’ve used all of the vegetables in my share.
Sometimes it’s a busy week and I just don’t get to that bag of green beans or big shiny eggplant until it’s too late. Other times, there’s [...]

CSA, week 15

During the last two weeks I learned about a couple of the downsides of a CSA.
First: If you — or your CSA partner — forget to get your veggies on pick-up day, you’re out of luck for the week. Labor Day threw us off, neither of us fetched our share, and there were no fresh [...]

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, [...]