Archive for June 2013

Summer Produce Storage Tips

Many members have been asking for advice on the best way to store their CSA produce, we did a post on storing salad/greens; here are some additional ideas and thoughts for the summer produce. There may be environmental and/or health considerations that some of you may have with using certain materials to store your produce.…

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Cucumbers Impersonating Lemons??

Lemon Cucumbers.  Hybrids or are they just wearing a cheap disguise?  Turns out it’s just a dress up act.  They are a cucumber at the core, a little sweeter and less bitter than their cousins, but no relations to a lemon.  It’s just their shape and coloring that gave way to their moniker. You can…

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BBQ Shrimp with Simple Greens and Mashed Turnips

This post took a little longer because it’s a whole meal. I’m getting ready to travel to the South and have been dreaming about eating some of the great food down there. I sure hope you don’t throw out your turnip greens! For total glucosinolate content, turnip greens outscore cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli among…

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Smashed New Potatoes

1 lb of baby potatoes (Red Norland or Yukon), quartered with skins on 2 cloves of garlic, chopped ½ jalapeno, chopped or Sriracha sauce (to taste, 1-2 T depending on the degree of spice you like) 3 T butter or extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup of grated Manchego or Parmesan cheese 3 T chopped…

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