CSA Weekly

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Finally! Squeals of delight escaped my lips when I dug into our bag this week! There is still an abundance of greens but there are a few gems in here that got me giddy!

First up: a cucumber. I don’t even like cucumber but it was on my shopping list for a veggie tray for this weekend’s festivities so that is one less thing I have to get at the store!

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More radishes and snap peas, but in much smaller quantities – these will be perfect for said veggie tray, as well!

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String beans! (I haven’t decided if I am going to blanch these for us or if I wanted to add them to the veggie tray as well. Thought? Does anyone else like raw string beans?)

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And my prayers tweets have been answered.

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New potatoes! There isn’t too many but enough to get my fix! And they are selling them at the farm store as well so if I needed to re-up my stash, I can.

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This week, I’m feeling like the level and variety of produce is much more manageable than in weeks past – not sure if there is legitimately that much of a difference or if it is a mindset thing. (I’m pretty sure I’ll resort to a couple green monsters still but I’ve gone a whole week without a salad and I think I can get back on that horse now.)

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3 Responses

  1. I sort of can’t believe how many greens you’ve been getting- at least they heard you with the potatoes!

  2. I prefer string beans blanched – they can be a bit chewy otherwise 🙂

  3. I’ve been getting a CSA box this summer too, and even though we’re on different sides of the continent, mine always looks very similar to yours! I ordered the box before I “got sick,” and ironically the thought of most greens makes me ill now. And that’s ALL I’ve been getting – lettuce, cabbage, chard, etc, as well as mass amounts of garlic scapes. But this week I got some things besides leaves! It’s been sort of a blessing though, because even though veggies makes me sick now, getting the box every week has pressured me into eating them anyway.

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