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Kirsten Madaus's Blog – July 2015 Archive (3)

How to Eat Local--on the road!

Once upon a time a family left their little house in Ohio and headed West to see some sights. Abraham Lincoln sites. Laura Ingalls Wilder Sites. Natural wonders like the Badlands, the Tetons, Old Faithful and Glacier. The Miracle of America Museum.…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on July 23, 2015 at 7:48pm — 2 Comments

Returning from vacation to Pink Pickled Peppers

Why is it that recovering from vacation can be as much an undertaking as going on vacation? The mountain of dirty laundry I unpacked was replaced by a mountain of weeds that exploded while we were gone. [The weeds didn't go in a pile by the washing machine though.]

As a gardener I understand why I don't typically take a vacation in the summer. I had…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on July 15, 2015 at 11:24am — No Comments

Party in the CSA**

The CSA is in full swing and we are eating local produce morning, noon and night.

I look at the box as inspiration, challenge, and opportunity.

A recent weekend breakfast was Swiss chard and potato hash topped with fried eggs, along with backyard berry and kale smoothies.

At lunch the other day I looked around while I sipped my PB, banana and kale smoothie. My daughter polished off a leftover of pork and Napa cabbage in miso sauce. My son ate pinwheel…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on July 3, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments



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