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Wednesday
Sep282016

Sharecast for September 28th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Scallion: 1 pound

  • Radish: 0.75 pounds

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Greens: 0.5 pounds

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes): 0.5 pounds

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Lettuce: 1 head


Jerusalem Artichokes are related to sunflowers and not the more familiar globe artichokes. I have had great success with this recipe in the past, but here are several other uses for your sunchokes.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week. Note the larger fruit share to make up for last week's shortfall.

  • Golden Supreme Apples: 1 bag

  • Red Bartlett Pears: 4 pieces

  • Empress Plums: 2 pounds

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons plus Market Day Orders. Note: There were some order discrepancies on the market day butter and jam varieties. We will do our best to fulfill all orders today, but some replacements will be sent next week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

  • Creme Fraiche

  • Pickles

  • Jams

Wednesday
Sep212016

Sharecast for September 21st, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Potatoes: 1 pound

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Peppers: 0.5 pounds

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Tomatoes: 0.5 pound

  • Tomatillos: 0.5 pieces

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Scallions: 1 pound


I tend to leave sturdier vegetables for last, which means that I now have a few weeks of beets and carrots in my fridge. Here are some beet and carrot recipe ideas in case you have a similar backlog.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

NOTE: The farm is experiencing a fruit shortage this week, so they will send extra next week to make up for today's small share.

  • Peaches: 4 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

Wednesday
Sep142016

Sharecast for September 14th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Corn: 1.5 pounds

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound

  • Pac Choi: 1 piece

  • Soybeans: 1 pound

  • Peppers: 0.75 pounds

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Lettuce: 1 head


I made sauerkraut last weekend and you should, too! The process was super easy and it used up all the cabbages that were languishing in my refrigerator. Not a fan of sauerkraut? Try your hand at kimchi instead.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Pears: 3 pieces

  • Empress Plums: 2 pounds

  • Concord Grapes: 1 clamshell


    My family has an infamous story about great-aunt Lida and a runny grape pie. I am going to try this recipe and hope that my pie turns out better than Lida's.

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons this week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Sep142016

Sharecast for September 7th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Tomatillos: 0.5 pounds

  • Cabbage: 1 half head

  • Lettuce: 2 heads

  • Leeks: 0.75 pounds

  • Soybeans*: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Potatoes: 1 pound

  • Purslane: 0.75 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound


Did you like the malabar spinach last week? Today's purslane is another green in the succulent family, which has a unique tart and peppery flavor. Here are several ways to use your purslane.

*A member brought it to my attention that consuming raw soybeans can be dangerous. Please cook or ferment your soybeans before eating.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Italian Plums: 1 quart

  • Bartlett Pears: 4 pieces

  • Gala Apples: 5 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

Wednesday
Aug312016

Sharecast for August 31st, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Onion: 1 pounds

  • Husk Cherries: 0.33 pounds

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Corn: 2 pounds

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Malabar Spinach: 0.75 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound

  • Celery: 1 piece

  • Carrots: 1.5 pounds


Did you know that Malabar Spinach is a succulent and only distantly related to common spinach? Try cooking this tropical vegetable in an Indian curry or this Indonesian-style dish.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Nectarines: 3 pieces

  • Gala Apples: 4 pieces

  • Italian Plums: 1 quart

This torte is my favorite way to use Italian plums. The recipe is delicious as written, but I have also had good luck substituting ground almonds for some of the flour or using other stone fruit.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons this week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug312016

Sharecast for August 24th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Celery: 1 piece

  • Melon: 1 piece

  • Pepper: 2 pieces

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Tomatoes: 1 pound

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Onion: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Dandelion: 0.5 pounds

  • Soy Bean: 1 pound

  • Egglplant: 2 pounds

  • Lettuce: 1 head


Dandelions might be a weed, but they certainly aren't a pest in the kitchen. Here are several delicious recipes to try.

 

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Ginger Gold Apples: 6 pieces

  • Yellow Peaches: 6 pieces

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

Wednesday
Aug172016

Sharecast for August 17th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Tomatillo: 0.50 pounds

  • Tomato: 1.5 pounds

  • Melon: 2 pieces

  • Eggplant: 1.5 pounds

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Leeks: 2 pieces

  • Beans: 1 pound

  • Corn: 1 bag

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Cucumbers: 1.5 pounds


Are you looking for a way to use a lot of vegetables in one recipe? Try ratatouille or caponata.

 

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Granny Smith Apples: 3 pieces

  • Ginger Gold Apples: 3 pieces

  • White Peaches: 5 pieces

  • Yellow Peaches: 5 pieces

I am going out of town this weekend, so I will be freezing most of my peaches, rather than letting them spoil. If I were at home, I would definitely make this salad.

 

ADD-ONS

Weekly and bi-weekly add-ons this week.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug102016

Sharecast for August 10th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Cucumber: 1 pound

  • Tomatillo: 0.5 pounds

  • Beets: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Tomatoes: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 2 pieces

  • Eggplant: 3 pieces

  • Beans: 1 pound

  • Leeks: 3 pieces


    I usually make salsa with my CSA tomatillos. Here are several recipes for salsa and other dishes to make with yours.

FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Cherries: 1 clamshell

  • Watermelon: 1 piece

  • Honeydew: 1 piece

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk

    We will also have replacement butter and cider for those members affected by the shortfall last week.

Wednesday
Aug032016

Sharecast for August 3rd, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Lettuce: 1 head

  • Peppers: 0.75 pounds

  • Eggplant: 2 pieces

  • Squash: 1.5 pounds

  • Carrots: 1 pound

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Melon: 1 piece

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds

  • Beans: 2 pounds

    Have you been throwing out your carrot tops for the past few weeks? Try cooking with them instead.

FRUIT

Weekly and bi-weekly fruit shares this week.

  • Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 1 pint

  • Currents: 1/2 pint

Are you getting tired of cherries and blueberries? Here are two interesting articles from the NYTimes and AccuWeather about how last winter's weather is affecting fruit harvests this summer.

 

ADD-ONS

We FINALLY have granola. Pick up all of your back-ordered shares tonight.

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Chicken

  • Beef

  • Cider

  • Granola

Wednesday
Aug032016

Sharecast for July 27th, 2016

VEGETABLES

  • Cabbage: 1 head

  • Peppers: 2 pieces

  • Lettuce: 2 heads

  • Fennel: 1 piece

  • Cucumber: 2 pounds

  • Carrots: 2 pounds

  • Eggplant: 1 piece

  • Mixed beans: 2 pounds

Not a fan of fennel? Maybe one of these recipes will change your mind.


FRUIT

Weekly fruit shares only this week.

  • Sweet Cherries: 1 quart

  • Blueberries: 2 pints

ADD-ONS

Weekly shares only this week.

  • Beef

  • Eggs

  • Milk