csa contents: june 21st, 2016 & june 28th, 2016

Last week was a busy week for us as we were getting ready to host a pizza party of sorts for 5 of our family members this past Friday.  Weeknights were filled with lots of recipe testing with our new kitchen-aid mixer, zipping up homemade pesto and pizza sauces, prepping and cooking veggies in advance, getting the dough…

fava beans [without the liver and chianti]

This past weekend I told my mom I was planning to make my brother and sister-in-law a version of pasta primavera with the asparagus and spring onions that came in our bushel.  She quickly inquired about what else would be in the pasta. As soon as I mentioned fava beans she started to shiver. She…

let’s marinate on this

This week a large head of bok choy showed up in our bushel and I immediately was craving the sweet and spicy flavors of asian food.  I knew I had a full tub of gochujang* in the pantry from our last trip to the asian grocery market and I always have asian sauces/oils like sesame…

food meets art: an herbal IKEA DIY

Ryan and I have lived in our apartment for over 3 years.  We’ve done a pretty good job of decorating the huge white wall space we have but there was one wall that remained blank.  Ryan and I had such a hard time deciding what we wanted to hang there, we disagreed on art or…

2016 csa begins

Hi there, I cannot begin to describe how excited I am that the 2016 CSA season is upon us.  All winter and spring I’ve been craving the suspense, surprise and creative contemplation that comes along with receiving a bushel of freshly harvested and local sourced produce every week. This week marks the first delivery of…