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Savory Crêpes

Day Two International pancake week is officially underway. Tonight we decided we would have savory crêpes for dinner with a variety of fillings: home made ricotta  |  peccorino cheese  |  asiago cheese  |  gruyere cheese  |  scallions black olives   |   wild salmon   |   fresh spinach   |   sauteed mushrooms, garlic & […]

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July 1 Pickup // La Caja de 1 de Julio

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Transportation Mode: Bicycle This week’s CSA pickup is doubled because I picked up for a friend who is out of town, so my per pound cost will be halved. From CSA: 1 dozen eggs 1lb beets 1lb candy onions 1/2lb french radishes 1/2lb young garlic 1lb peas 1 head boston bibb 1 […]

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Borscht & Rhubarb Cake // El Borscht y Torta de Ruibarbo

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The last few days have been really hot and so Justin & I have been mostly living off of salads. But today it was cooler as the sea breezes swept through the apartment during the night. Today was a good day to bake. I started with breads. I had some old dough […]

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June 17 Pickup // La Caja de 17 de Junio

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Transportation Mode: Carpool From CSA: 1 dozen eggs 1lb beets 1lb scallions 1/3lb mesclun mix 1/2lb french radishes 1 head boston bibb 1/3lb red russian kale From the garden: 1/3lb red russian kale oregano, thyme & sage Foraged: wild black raspberries Cost of vegetables per lb (csa only) =: $3.25 [/column] [column […]

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Taco Salad // Ensalada de Taco

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] I took Bruno for a walk to the garden to pick up some rhubarb for tonight’s dessert, but it’s looking like we’re not going to have room (nor energy) to make it. While I was there, I harvested the last of our mesclun salad greens, about a pound or so. We are […]

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Kale ‘n Potatoes Weds. + A Visitor // Para Miercoles, El Col y Papas y Más un Visitador

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Big Bruno Bonus for Wednesday! He’s almost good enough to eat!  Our friends Meg & Murray are out of town for a couple weeks and we get to “dogsit” until they return. Good times are in store for all of us! They also brought us some stuff that would have gone bad […]

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Sunday: Spaghetti & Olive, Feta and Herb Bread // Domingo: Espagueti y Pan de Hierbas con Olivas y Queso de Feta

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Friday’s Fritatta. Sunday’s spaghetti. Alliterations aside, these meals have kept us going through some very busy days! We ate the fritatta for both Friday and Saturday, leaving room for a huge mesclun and Boston Bibb salad made from my garden harvest of lettuce + the CSA Bibb. Since March, we’ve been eating […]