CSA Week 11 & 12

Week 11: Lettuce mix, carrots, red leaf lettuce, pea shoots, chrysanthemum leaves (shungiku), young garlic Week 12: Lettuce mix, purple carrots,  red leaf lettuce, cilantro, rainbow chard, purslane Two new exciting greens to try these past two weeks, shungiku and purslane. I didn't get too creative with the purslane I just mixed it into my... Continue Reading →

CSA Week 7&8

Spring is officially in full swing and more veggies are sprouting; excited for the weeks to come. Week 7 keeping the green theme going. Leafy greens are the power house vegetable, packed with nutrients and vitamins that our bodies crave. There is some definite truth to the saying "Eat your greens" more so than "An apple a... Continue Reading →

CSA Saturday 5&6

Every Saturday is like Christmas, well kinda. I love surprises and it's so fun going to pick up my veggies not knowing what I'm going to get. Week 5:  Sorrel- I've found adding this lemony herb to my salads is quite tasty. Purple Radishes- A bright pop of color to any dish. I used these... Continue Reading →

CSA Saturday 3&4

So I'm one month in  to my CSA program and it has been fun experimenting and using the herbs and veggies in various recipes. Bonus week 3 I got some gorgeous fresh tulips and daffodils that I tromped through the mud and rain to cut myself, worth it! I have a lot of faux flower... Continue Reading →

CSA Saturday 1&2

This year I decided to join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Program. I love eating vegetables but was tired of always finding the same basic staples at the grocery store. My local farmers market didn't offer much variety either. I learned about CSA programs awhile ago but never looked into signing up until now. I researched... Continue Reading →

Holy Mole

One of the things I love most about cooking is experimenting with recipes and making them fit my lifestyle. Another thing I love is Mexican food. My guilty pleasure are the chips and pico de gallo (they have to be thick cut though). Now I know this is more of an Americanized food, just as... Continue Reading →

2nd Annual Chopped Challenge

Have you seen the show Chopped on Food Network? 4 Basket ingredients 20 minutes to create a clever and delicious dish. Last Valentine's Day, my husband and I decided to put our creativity and cooking skills to the test by making an entrée and dessert in true Chopped fashion. We bought each other 4 mystery ingredients and... Continue Reading →

Instant Pot Bone Broth

A few months ago I posted about bone broth and I have since upgraded from Crockpot to InstantPot. Nothing against using a Crockpot to make bone broth but going from 12 hours to 2 hours in the InstantPot is a game changer. I use bones from cooked whole chickens, venison, beef, or lamb, pretty much... Continue Reading →

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