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Beanless Vegetable Chili

July 28, 2013

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The title of this post alone might be enough to send some die-hard chili fans into apoplectic fits. Not only is this chili meatless, it doesn’t even contain beans. You might find yourself wondering why I would even make a chili excluding the two most common ingredients – it’s simple. Sometimes you just have things […]

CSA on the Run

September 13, 2012

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I was in such a rush on Tuesday that I had the vegetables nearly all sorted before Accomplice 1 reminded me to take a picture.  That’s why this week’s CSA is presented as a slide show instead of a single glamorous photo. It seems my cat is as excited about the timely arrival of this […]

Sometimes There Is No Recipe

September 10, 2012

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When my fridge is full of vegetables and my stomach is grumbling I haven’t got time to follow a recipe.  I haven’t even got time to write it down as I make it up.  This was one of those times.  I had broccoli, cucumbers, tomatoes, and fresh basil in the fridge.  Hmm, I said to […]

So Much Produce

September 7, 2012

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This Tuesday’s CSA pick-up was crazy.   There were so many watermelons they wouldn’t all fit on the table…

CSA Solutions (5)

August 6, 2012

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  The fifth lesson: Appliances are your friends.  A dehydrator will let you store just about anything but lettuce until next year.  You can make zucchini chips, fruit leather, and “sun” dried tomatoes.  A big jar of dehydrated veggies is a great starting point for winter soups or casseroles.  A blender can be used to […]

Smoky Tomato Green Beans

July 21, 2012

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Sometimes I get bored cooking the same foods in the same way over and over again.  This week’s CSA share brought green beans, yellow beans,  and tomatoes.  I had a partial bottle of Merlot hanging out on the top shelf of the fridge.  There were a variety of smoked seasonings in the cupboard.  It was […]

CSA Solutions (4)

July 21, 2012

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks, so you’re getting two weeks of CSA photos and a tip on what to do with your produce all in one post.  Sometimes it’s a choice between cooking the produce and writing about it.  My stomach wins that argument every time…  Here you go: The fourth lesson: Try […]