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Archive for December, 2007

Winter Solstice Greetings

Hello All,
I thought I would tear myself away from ice storm damage control to make one of my occasional mid-winter journal entries. Our regional ice storm was devastating; some people in our county have been without power and phone for three days. Emergency shelters in the region are just closing down, now that [...]

Ethan’s Brussel Sprout Recipe

Here is a recipe CSA member Ethan sent in to use the Brussel Sprouts in this week’s share:
And, as it happens, I DO have a B-sprouts recipe! Here it is:
1 lb B sprouts
2-3 shallots, chopped
a good handful of parsley, coarsely chopped
salt & pepper to taste
- trim away the woody bits, and the cut an X [...]

Recipe for Daikon/Carrot/Apple Slaw

I FWD the following recipe that Lorraine Mazza, a member of our CSA, who lives at Hundred Fold Farm (our local co-housing) sent to us:
Apple Slaw
Modified from Cooking Light, October 2002.
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly [...]

Winter Slowly Creeps Into Broad Valley

Hello Fellow Winter Gardeners,
I sit and watch storm clouds gather for a wintry mix day. We will probable not get enough snow to shovel, thus in keeping with my weather predicition that we did not get our first ’shovel-able snow’ by December 1st. This increasing lateness of first snowfall supports our observations [...]