My CSA Box: Fresh fish and more tomatoes

We picked up fresh halibut this weekend from Real Good Fish, as well as tomatoes from Mariquita Farms and our regular CSA box from Fifth Crow Farms. In our CSA box, we found Broccoli, Romano Green Beans, Basil, Strawberries, Raspberries, Butter Lettuce, Diva Cucumbers, Spring Onions and Summer squash. Dinners this week will be epic!

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My CSA Box: Tomatoes and more tomatoes

Our tradition, for the last three weeks, is that I bake a loaf of no-knead sourdough bread Sunday morning and we have BLTs for lunch, using bacon from the 1/2 pig we purchased from Linda’s Tasty Pork in Carmel Valley. A 9th generation Californian, Linda Ferrasci operates Rancho Chupinos, which has been in the family since 1878. In

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My CSA Box: Tomatoes, peaches and summer

Everyone likes to say this is the best time of year, when summer produce is at its height. I guess I agree (did you want me to say otherwise), although frankly I feel slightly overwhelmed by the quantity of everything and the urgency I feel to preserve food for the rest of the year. Our

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My CSA Box: Strawberries, beets and zucchini

In our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box this week from Fifth Crow Farms, we found the following: beets with beet greens, chard, two baskets of strawberries, broccoli, radishes, bunch of carrots with greens (greens go to the chickens), and two heads of Romaine lettuce. As a bonus, there was also a bucket of zucchini to share!

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