Adventures in CSA Land

Leek and Potato Soup

One of the bags from my crop share at the end of August sat in my office all afternoon smelling of soup. This was probably due to the leeks and basil. There were also potatoes in the bag so there was only one answer to what to make for dinner that night. Leek and potato [...]

Adventures in CSA Land, Cooking, Like Water for Chocolate, Recipes

Chard Pesto

As mentioned in the previous post I made pesto from the chard. The recipe for the pesto was as follows:
2 bunches chard
tblspn pine nuts
.5 cup parm
1 clove garlic
cup of olive oil
2 bunches chard
1 tblspn pine nuts
.5 cup parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic
cup of olive oil
Pesto is so easy to make. Just add the dry ingredients to [...]

Adventures in CSA Land, Cooking, Like Water for Chocolate, Recipes

Beets and Chard

I received my CSA share on Wednesday of this week but the first chance I had to do some cooking was Friday evening. I already had planned on having fish so decided to make some kind of side dish with the beets. The chard was starting to get “wilty” so I felt like I also [...]

Adventures in CSA Land, Cooking, Like Water for Chocolate, Recipes

Adventures in CSA Land

This summer I’m getting a half share of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture.) The idea is you commit to buy the produce so the farmer can go into the season knowing he has buyers and how much they will be paying. I’m actually doing it with barter this year. The CSA is with Frog Bottom [...]

Adventures in CSA Land