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So behind.

CSA Week 10:

.5 lb. salad mix
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 pound onions
3 ears corn
1 lb. zucchini
1 lb. cucumbers
1 lb. carrots
1 eggplant

I feel like there might have been a picture of something, maybe it was lost to time. Pretty sure the winner was a repeat of eggplant parm. (Maybe with corn on the side? I can't remember.) The cherry tomatoes were donated; the salad mix went unused. Sometimes I'll try to make myself salad but I just did not have the will to do so this month. Lettuce is such a waste in these baskets.

CSA Week 11:
1 bunch cilantro
1 bunch leeks
1 head cauliflower
2 carmen (green bell) peppers
1 head lettuce
1.5 pounds tomatoes
1 bunch baby bok choy
1 pound squash/zucchini

The winner this week was nachos, baked in the oven with cheddar cheese, and topped with avocado and a homemade salsa consisting of the tomatoes, some of the cilantro, the remainder of the previous week's corn, some salt and chipotle.

 photo nachos_zpslz8klqkf.jpg

There is somehow still some cilantro and it might still somehow be edible.

CSA Week 12:
Ug... I remember that the newsletter was incomplete and wrong, I don't remember exactly how. Here's my best reconstruction:
5 ears corn
1 pound cherry tomatoes
1.5 pounds heirloom tomatoes
1 bunch rapini
2 white onions
1 head lettuce
1 mini cantaloupe
1 bunch parsley
I think something else?

The previous week's bok choy (which I had forgotten about but somehow held up better than your usual greens) went with corn and a tuna steak, seasoned with ginger and soy, like so:

 photo tunabokchoy_zpszhsaor1r.jpg

As is so often the case, the tomatoes were donated and the lettuce wasted. Alas.

CSA Week 13:
3 white potatoes
2 lbs heirloom tomatoes
1 lb. Juliet tomatoes (larger than cherry, smaller than regular)
1 giant cucumber
1 bunch kale
1 bunch leeks
1 head lettuce
1 bunch radishes
.5 lbs green beans

The fancy meal was corn (leftover), almond-butter green beans, and some chicken that I pan-fried with barbecue sauce. In the absence of a grill this is what counts as summer food. No picture, sorry.
Tags: csa 2015
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