Monthly Archives: June 2010

Zucchini and Blossom Frittata

When we got our squash blossoms this week, it occurred to me to do a little reading up on them, since they are such a rarity in our shares.  Here’s what I learned: the squash plant is self-pollinating and as … Continue reading

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Beet and Potato Salad with Parsley Oil

This week I couldn’t get excited about receiving our first shares of parsley.  I don’t love parsley.  It’s fine and all, but really, it’s parsley.  There’s not much there to love. Since I had no plans to make pasta this … Continue reading

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The Share

Last week was not a great one for me for cooking.  I had a brilliant idea to roast all my garlic and blend it with butter and make giant grilled zucchini sandwiches using the garlic butter as a spread.  Then … Continue reading

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Fun New Book

One of my dear friends is the national marketing director for Penguin, and is forever turning up excellent books for me that I never knew existed.  Last week, he showed me a copy of The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive … Continue reading

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Anniversary Dinner

Last weekend, Sam and I celebrated 12 years of marriage.  Unfortunately, we couldn’t really celebrate much because I was working all day and into the night of our actual anniversary day.  So we settled for a nice meal at home … Continue reading

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The Share

The Festival was wonderful.  I’ve often said that our Festival weekend is like summer camp for serious modern music lovers – there are so many people I get to see year after year, and they are always delightful.  Of course … Continue reading

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In the Mornings we have a Lovely View of the Poison

About a mile from our house are several large farms.  On the face of it this would seem to be a good thing, but in fact much of the farmland surrounding us is used for conventional growing.  Before buying in … Continue reading

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