What the Heck is It?

Interesting looking, isn't it? I first became acquainted with this unusual little veggie a couple of years ago when it arrived in my CSA box. I had absolutely no idea what it was, and furthermore, I had absolutely no idea what to do with it. So, I sent this text to my friend MT who knows all…

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Quite Possibly the Best Pesto I’ve Ever Made

Not the prettiest, but definitely the tastiest! I had this problem before we left for vacation a few weeks ago. I picked up my CSA veggies on Tuesday, and we left on Friday. Not nearly enough time to eat everything! Especially the basil. I had a lot of basil. Not only was there a bunch in…

So What’s Next?

Recently I wrote about how eating real food improves your health. (Okay...maybe not so recently. It's been a crazy couple of weeks.) How's that going for you? Are you reading ingredient labels? Buying less processed foods? Shopping around the perimeter of the grocery store? Making more meals at home? Eating at restaurants that provide locally…

Tangy Tomato Sauce

Well, once again I was under extreme pressure to use up a bunch of veggies before I picked up my  CSA box this past Tuesday. Actually, that's a lie. We weren't home this past weekend, so the veggies from last week went untouched for 2 days! I actually picked up the CSA box, went home, and…

I Love My CSA!

Once a week, mid June through mid October, I eagerly drive 5 miles out of town to this quaint little farm stand. It is here that I pick up my box of fresh fruit and veggies compliments of my Oakridge Farms CSA (Community Shared Agriculture). If you have never tried a CSA, I highly recommend it.…