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Kirsten Madaus's Blog – June 2015 Archive (4)

Lots of color in the kitchen! Beet Hummus, Grilled Kohlrabi Chips, and Zucchini Pancakes

My first time having success growing banana peppers! I love 'em in sandwiches and on pizza so every year I plan to put them up as pickled peppers. Usually my plants produce a single pepper at a time, though, so I add them to Layered Summer Vegetable Appetizer (recipe here:…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on June 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Kirsten dreams of beet greens, fat carrots and sweet black raspberries**

My eyes lit up when I spied the beet greens descending into my crate at farm share pick up this week. The greens were attached to beets [which I tolerate] and as soon as I got home & took a photo I quickly cut them off and stored them separately. Greens last longer when their roots are not sucking the life out of them. [There…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on June 21, 2015 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Sometime great meals don't make it onto the blog, and sometimes non-farm share recipes do.

I consider it a personal challenge to use or put up the contents of the CSA farm share box before the next pick up. We get a large share and some weeks it's a breeze (hello, August) while other times of the year it can be arduous (hello, June). I find it particularly hard with greens, especially in the Spring when we'll get 5 to 6 different kinds of…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on June 14, 2015 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Cherries & Strawberries, Mustard Greens & Garlic Scapes, and School's Out . . . for Summer!

Our days are alternating between unseasonably cool--love!--and surprisingly hot--not acclimated yet--so eating has been all over the place. I realized more than being a seasonal eater I am a weather-dependent eater. I don't care if the calendar says June, if it's 50's and rainy I don't want a chicken…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on June 6, 2015 at 9:37pm — 2 Comments



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