Category Archives: strawberry

No Share

Much to my surprise, I learned this week that we would not be getting our regularly scheduled share. The reason? The neighbor’s fields are being fumigated with methyl bromide, and our farmers do not feel comfortable with the potential risk … 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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Cleaning out the Freezer Pie

When I get a basket of fresh berries, and I can just see that we are not going to get through them before they turn to mush, I always prep and freeze a bunch for some unknown future use. Using … Continue reading

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Not too wet, and not too dry

After my last Strawberry Banana bread, I was determined to try again, since we still have plenty of frozen berries from last summer and fall. A strange quirk of being in our CSA in Ventura County is that you are … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Bread, Part 2

After making my last unimpressive banana/strawberry bread (which frankly got a little slimy on about day 5), I figured that what I was searching for was a lighter version of the same deal. So instead of starting with a banana … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Bread

I’ve been wondering how to handle recipes that don’t turn out as wonderfully as expected. Do I post them and warn people not to make them? Do I skip it altogether? Or is there something of value in sharing what … Continue reading

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