Author Archives: Elaine

CSA Week 3

Better late then never…a busy week, beautiful sunny weather made sitting on the computer seem much less attractive! This week we have: 1 Head Green Oakleaf Lettuce 1 Head Red Oakleaf Lettuce 1 Head Romaine Lettuce 1 Bunch Green Garlic … Continue reading

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Green Garlic and Garlic Scapes

A few people have asked here and on Facebook about Green Garlic and Garlic Scapes.    I used both in last night’s dinner (a second run at last week’s pesto) and thought I’d check in with a quick discussion of these … Continue reading

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Dinner, Wed June 22

Feeling lazy for dinner, so I whipped up a quick frittata.   Sauteed Chard and arugula in oil, added some spring onions and asparagus, and then tried to sneak in leftover roasted beets. Whipped 10 eggs (a mix from Hall’s farm … Continue reading

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Dinner, Tues June 21

Well, with the amazing lettuce we got in the afternoon, a giant salad was in order. We filled a bowl with a mixture of all the different leafy vegetables in our share, and then added our own: Shaved Chioggia beets … Continue reading

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CSA Week 2

  What a difference a week of sun makes!   The heads of looseleaf lettuce were sweet and petite last week, and this week each head was an armload of beauty.  Our share this week was: 1 bunch green garlic 1 … Continue reading

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Dinner, Fri Jun 17

Pesto night! And, of course, I invented my own recipe, because I’m apparently genetically incapable of following someone else’s instructions. 4 heads and stalks of green garlic, chopped 1/2 c arugula, chopped 1/2 c mizuna, chopped 1/2 c chard, chopped … Continue reading

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Dinner, Thurs June 16

Dinner tonight was a stir-fry served over whole wheat couscous and lentils. Used 1 head green garlic, half the chard, and some chives in the stir fry, added chicken, red pepper, and asparagus from our own stash.

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