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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 […]

CSA Share Week of July 3

CSA Share Week of July 3

Here’s the thing about cooking my CSA this week. I picked it up on Wednesday instead of Tuesday because of the 4th of July holiday. And I’m going on a beach vacation Friday which requires getting on a plane, so the veggies aren’t coming with […]

CSA Share Week of June 27

CSA Share Week of June 27

There are lots of leafy greens in the third CSA share of the season: lettuce, collard greens, dandelion greens and kale. Check out last week’s post for quick tips on stemming and prepping greens. There is also bok choy, fennel, garlic scapes, Hakurei turnips, mint, […]

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 […]