Family Dinner Plan: Avocados

  Beautiful Bacon avocados in our Mariquita Farms box this week, 5 total. Between lunch and dinner salads, plus maybe a random night with guacamole, these fruits will go fast. Our box also contained Kohlrabi (I scored two bunches from the trade box!), Baby Carrots, Lacinato Kale, Lettuces, Potatoes, French Tarragon and Green-tailed Red Onions.

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Family Dinner Plan: Holiday helpers

My menu this week was created with recipes straight out of my Sunday newspaper! How easy is that? Easy. Here is my menu plan for the week of December 10: Sunday: Shepherd’s Pie with sweet potato crust, roasted Brussel sprouts, salad with fennel and persimmons Monday: Spaghetti squash with walnut-sage pesto, grilled chopped steak, salad

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My Monday Menu Plan: Pumpkin (already!)


Pumpkin Pumpkins are in season now, guess summer is over. Well, except not here, where we did not really have a summer. Tomatoes are just ripening, chilis are looking good, eggplants are almost ready, and I think I have a cucumber or two on the vine. But a Baby Bear Pumpkin did arrive in our

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