Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cream of Celery and Bok Choy Soup

My little getting-through-the-CSA-despite-being-a-working-mom secret is that I do A LOT of the weekly prep on Saturday in the late morning/early afternoon. It really helps me to just power through all the messy work, clean the kitchen once, and know that … Continue reading

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Bok Choy Pesto

This is one of those experiments that seemed just on the edge enough to be an absolute disaster, but being otherwise flat out of ideas for bok choy, I figured I’d try it. And hey, if I happened to ruin … Continue reading

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The Share

I’ve been a bad blogger lately. Blame it on the weird traveling &tc. I promise to be better this week. And it should be a good one, as I have some plans that could turn into total train wrecks! The … Continue reading

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Chard and Meat Pie

As I mentioned in my last post, I got a trip away for a couple of days as a birthday gift from Sam. The people I visited are childless, and I took the opportunity to do lots of stuff that … Continue reading

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The Share – On How Bugs Can be Welcome, Occasionally

So last week I posted a bit of personal stuff, about how being in a CSA can be hard sometimes, despite being super rewarding. And in the process I mentioned bugs. And then one of the lovely farmers posted a … Continue reading

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Banana Curry

I’d like to be a locavore, but there are a few things standing in my way. First is coffee which I am now so thoroughly addicted to that if I don’t get my daily hit at more or less the … Continue reading

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Spring Soup

Until I came to California, I had never even heard of spring onions. In the upper midwest (where I grew up and spent considerable years of my adulthood), despite years of Farmers Market shopping, I never once saw anything called … Continue reading

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