Recently a friend and I were talking about meals we make just for ourselves.  I was pretty excited about an eggplant dish I made when I was alone (no one else in my family is that into eggplant) She reminded me of this zucchini lasagna that was at my wedding shower.  Her husband doesn’t like […]

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What I Did With My Share This Week: Pavani’s Plum Crumble

The plums are here! Total time: 50 minutes 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1½ tablespoons plus 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour ¼ plus ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 2 heaping tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger 12 plums, cut in half and pitted ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 well beaten […]

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You Answered My Call: Beets

Thanks for your responses to my question about beets.  Jen suggested I grate them and throw them into a salad which is what I did with some feta.  It was perfect.  Pavani also sent in a recipe.  It looks good.  Maybe next time. Carottes et Betteraves Râpées – 450 grams (1 pound) carrots – 450 […]

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Amazing Fried Rice… Makes Leftovers Disappear

Tonight was one of those nights when I came home from work and realized we have another delivery tomorrow, and I still had a fridge full of stuff from last week. Eek! Plus I also had a leftover container of takeout rice. (Why, you ask, did I order Chinese takeout the other day when I […]

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Sara’s Summer Salad

Sara H. sent in this pic of a yummy looking salad she made this week with her CSA share. Just chop up some wax beans, cucumber, tomato, basil, and shallot, and toss in a bowl with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Simple and delicious!

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Recipe: Zucchini Parmesan

Where I used to live, summer was all about the zucchini. Everyone seemed to grow them and there would be so many that you couldn’t unload them on your colleague or neighbor. If you left your car door unlocked (this was a rural area, so no one really locked their cars), you might end up […]

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