My CSA Box: Cabbage and turnips (and cabbage-turnips)

Our wonderful vegetable box from Fifth Crow Farms features winter greens, squash and cabbage in many forms, as we move through November. This week we found Red potatoes, Rainbow chard, Butternut squash, Shallots, Baby spinach, Radicchio, Brussels sprouts, and Kohlrabi. And as the above photo shows, I received an extra helping of kohlrabi, seems to

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Family Dinner Plan: Mardi Gras

Reading about Pancake Day and Fat Tuesday has inspired me to post a menu this week, the first time this year! I picked up a huge mystery box of veggies from Mariquita Farms last week, which included kohlrabi and cabbage, along with a big bag of spinach, green garlic, fingerling potatoes and wild arugula. Unless

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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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