Monthly Archives: November 2010

First Course : Escalibada

Escalibada is a dish we were introduced to while visiting our friends in Barcelona. It’s so simple yet so good–just grilled vegetables in olive oil. For our version, we coated eggplant, bell pepper, yellow squash, onion and garlic with a … Continue reading

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Belated Thanksgiving Dinner Preview

…in which we pick up the CSA box, immediately go camping for Thanksgiving, neglect to bring those vegetables which would have tasted very yummy on a camping grill, and attempt to cook a belated turkey dinner on the Sunday after … Continue reading

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Recycling into Soup

So the other day Heather braised bok choy and radishes flavored with miso, and while it tasted good, was over-misoed and salty. Now another challenge we have, in addition to using up the box, is also to not let the … Continue reading

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And sometimes…

…I just need to eat dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets, which I’m doing right now.

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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 saut√©. I peeled and cubed the turnips and radishes and then braised them in rice wine … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Well, not quite. But we got green tomatoes this week. And the only thing I know about green tomatoes is that there was a movie called Fried Green Tomatoes that I haven’t actually seen. (And we’ll probably make fried green … 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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Sweet potato and kale enchiladas

A couple weeks ago we finally joined a CSA again, after having done it in both Seattle and Chicago. It’s always a challenge to figure out how to use all the vegetables in the box, especially when we get foods … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Site reboot! ¬†After several years of dormancy, I’ve upgraded the WP engine, although I’ve deleted all the old posts to completely reboot the blog portion of the website. Heather’s now added as an author, and perhaps you’ll see posts about … Continue reading

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