My CSA Box: Mariquita Farms spring box

Between Fifth Crow Farms seasons, I like to purchase the Mariquita Farms occasional Mystery Boxes. These boxes are delivered every two weeks and contain a collection of seasonal produce. This week our box contained Broccoli, New Potatoes, Chives, Cucumbers, Avocados, Cocktail Onions, Little Gem Lettuces, Fava Beans, Wild Arugula, Carrots, Parsley and Red Cabbage. Here is my menu

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Mastery Challenge: Salt Preservation (Sauerkraut and Preserved Lemons)

Marisa of Food in Jars has posted the February Mastery Challenge, Salt Preserving. I have already dabbled with this in the past, making sauerkraut, preserved lemons and other salt preserved items. I even purchased a cool kitchen gadget, the Kraut Source, to make small batch kraut making a little easier. This month, I decided to

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