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What’s in the box? FINAL WEEK – CSA WEEK #25

This week’s Thanksgiving table harvestSweet PotatoesWhite PotatoesRutabagaParsnipsRed BeetsSavoy CabbageToscano Kale STORAGE GUIDE LONG-TERM IN THE FRIDGE – In a sealed container/bagThese items can last one month or more when stored properly.Rutabaga, Parsnips, Beets, Cabbage SHORT-TERM IN THE FRIDGE – In a sealed container/bag These items should be consumed within 10 days.  The sooner the better!Toscano Kale … Continue reading What’s in the box? FINAL WEEK – CSA WEEK #25

What’s in the box? Week 24

This week’s harvestCarrotsStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Remove the greens before storing.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days ParsleyStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days Watermelon RadishWhen sliced, these look like watermelon with their red and green-ringed flesh.  Delicious sliced very thinly raw or roasted. There are some growth cracks in these … Continue reading What’s in the box? Week 24

Week 23- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvestRed RadicchioThis chicory it is not too bitter, but can be cooked to remove any hint of bitterness if that’s not something you prefer.  Raw in a salad, it pairs very well with a lemon vinaigrette and a shaved hard cheese like Parmesan. Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days … Continue reading Week 23- What’s in the box?

Week 22- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvestBel Fiore RadicchioThis is a beatufiul heirloom radicchio. It is NOT VERY BITTER, but has a mild and nutty flavor.  It pairs very well with a lemon vinaigrette and a shaved hard cheese like Parmesan. Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: RawWhen to use: Within 5 days Red RadishesAnyone else loving their fall radishes with … Continue reading Week 22- What’s in the box?

Week 21- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvest“Sweetheart” Pointed European CabbageSweeter and more tender than its green cabbage cousin.Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days Toscano KaleStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days ParsleyStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 3 days FennelStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to … Continue reading Week 21- What’s in the box?

Week 20- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvest LeeksHOW TO: How to prepare leeks!Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days CollardsStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 3 days Purple Fall RadishesOh my, we got two weeks out of one planting!  Not intended, but a nice surprise!Storage: In an airtight container in … Continue reading Week 20- What’s in the box?

Week 19 – What’s in the box?

This week’s harvestMini Mustard Greens MixWe’re so excited to have our *favorite* mustard greens back this fall!  It’s best eaten raw in a salad at this tiny size.  The leaves are delicately peppery (not spicy) and will not hold up to cooking.  Toss with a vinaigrette for a very special fall salad.  This is never … Continue reading Week 19 – What’s in the box?

Week 18- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvest Green CabbageExtremely sweet variety. Great raw for slaws and salads or in soups.Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: RawWhen to use: Within 2 days Toscano KaleStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Cooked is bestWhen to use: Within 5 days Green BeansStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days … Continue reading Week 18- What’s in the box?

Week 17- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvestBaby ArugulaStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: RawWhen to use: Within 2 days Batavian LettuceStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: RawWhen to use: Within 3 days Purple KaleStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Cooked is bestWhen to use: Within 5 days Red TomatoesStorage: On the counter – ripe when deep red. Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within a day when ripe. … Continue reading Week 17- What’s in the box?

Week 16- What’s in the box?

This week’s harvest Toscano KaleStorage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Cooked is bestWhen to use: Within 5 days KohlrabiThese are exceptional when peeled and sliced thinly as a snack.Storage: In an airtight container in the fridge.Uses: Raw/CookedWhen to use: Within 5 days Acorn SquashAn early fall season winter squash.  Slice in half (lengthwise) and place face down on a … Continue reading Week 16- What’s in the box?

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