My CSA Box: Menu Plan October 8-13

Taking dinner to a friend this week, so as I think about my menu plan, I will incorporate a dinner for her family as well. The Make-Ahead Cook from America’s Test Kitchen (click here for more details) is providing inspiration, as well as From Our House to Yours (click here for more details). Both have great

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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: Apples (and fall)

Apples

Apples Fall is so here. Outside, the trees are shaking off their leaves and in the evenings, we notice the lack of crickets chirping. And it is cold! 57F this morning. Even the chickens were complaining. Our box this week from Two Small Farms reflected the change in seasons, and included Lettuce, Spinach, Tomatoes, Gold

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Menu Plan Monday: Roasted and toasted

More rain is scheduled for this week, and with that, I definitely feel like comfort food. Yesterday, a few of us were chatting about our favorite way to cook vegetables, and roasting was by far the preferred method. Everything from brussel sprouts to sweet potatoes taste better when roasted with olive oil and a sprinkle

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