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CSA Share Week of July 17

CSA Share Week of July 17

Summer is in full swing here in Boston, and my CSA share has great variety. This week it’s basil, beets, cabbage, cucumbers, escarole, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, spring onions and summer squash. What I’m Cooking Last night I made sautéed cabbage with hot Italian sausage. First […]

Escarole and White Beans

Escarole and White Beans

This recipe is adapted from my Aunt Dorothy’s “beans and greens” recipe. I learned from watching her make it. She’s an amazing cook and she doesn’t measure the ingredients — she just knows how to make things delicious. I hope you love it as much […]

CSA Share Week of June 20

CSA Share Week of June 20

I’m so happy with this week’s CSA share – some of my favorite greens are in the box: bok choy, escarole and swiss chard. And also fennel, garlic scapes, green garlic, radishes and mint. Below are basic tips and ideas for cooking this week’s CSA […]