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The Elite Eight Regional Finals!

Thank you to all of you who voted. It turned out to be a great race between some tough contenders (and we’re a little shocked that leeks is still in the running….sorry for the spoiler!) Here is the next round … Continue reading

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Veggie Madness: 2nd Round (part 2)

Wow, Pete really set the bar high for the veggie commentary in this round! I hope I can keep up with the quality that he has presented. Here we go! The only huge upset in the first round was that … Continue reading

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Veggie Madness : #2 vs. #15 matchups

We’re going to start the second round on Saturday, and run each of the next sets of 4 from Saturday through Tuesday. We’ll close voting on each when the new post goes up– so 1/16/8/9 closes Saturday, 5/12/4/13 on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Veggie Madness : #3 vs. #14 matchups

It’s weird not to have games in the last few days….waiting, waiting, waiting for the next round! Leafy Region #3 Bok Choy It took me a few years to really appreciate Bok Choy and I still lean towards the baby … Continue reading

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Veggie Madness : #4 vs. #13 Matchups

I’m actually in a little bit of a mourning period now that the Huskies have been knocked out of the tournament. Seeding can really make or break you! Leafy Region #4 Brussels Sprouts What seems to have always been the … Continue reading

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Veggie Madness : #8 vs. #9 Matchups

The 8 and 9 match-up! I believe that these are the two seeds that you just never want to get and I think that there is historical evidence that backs-up this fact.  If you win this close match-up, your reward … Continue reading

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I conquered TOFU!!!!

Tofu has always been terrifying for me…I’ve tried and tried throughout the years and it never tasted good and the consistency was—-well, not so good. After a wonderful experience with tempeh over the Thanksgiving weekend (thanks Courtenay and Mark!) I … Continue reading

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I miso may, I miso might…..

Turnips and Daikon radishes. What to do? I realized that we also had a bok choy left, so I decided to try an Asian-inspired sauté. I peeled and cubed the turnips and radishes and then braised them in rice wine … Continue reading

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When in doubt….PICKLE!

I’ve been quite successful keeping up with the vegetables in the box throughout the week. We usually eat the last CSA dish on the evening that we have just received the new veggies for the week. It can sometimes be … Continue reading

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Greens: They’re Good for You!

Being part of a Filipino family, I am learning about using every part of the food…respect for the animal or plant, but also the historical reasons for this belief. Pete’s family has told me many stories about the Spaniards using … Continue reading

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