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CSA First box

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Ahh, the lovely CSA box full of colorful produce. Here is a picture of all the unpacked goodies:


Strawberries!, Radishes, Kale, Green Onions (red bottomed ones too), red leaf lettuce, basil, arugula, and watercress.

I also get a bread option with my CSA box, so this is a 10-grain bread.

True, some of the strawberries didn't make it til picture time, and they were so amazingly sweet and delicious too!


And here is my lunch, based on a recipe included with the selections.

Watercress and Arugula Salad with Dates and Almonds (and Feta Cheese)

It has a homemade light viniagrette on it as well.
I posted the recipe in my previous Blog (yesterday).

Does anyone know of a use for the radish tops?


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MARILYNROBERT 6/11/2013 6:32PM

    That looks great. I give my radish tops to the little cottontail rabbit that has adopted us. emoticon

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SUNPANTHER 6/8/2013 9:45PM

    YUM!

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LADYIRISH317 6/8/2013 10:52AM

    Awesome! I've never used radish greens, but I've heard you can use them in a salad like arugula.

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_VALEO_ 6/8/2013 10:26AM

    Looks like a great box! I love Arugula!

I use the Radish leaves in soups. Add a potato for consistency, if you want, and it is delicious. If I have carrot leaves, they are added in my slow cooker at the time.
Do not wait too long otherwise the green leaves might fade and turn yellow.

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WIO_ALISA 6/7/2013 10:17AM

    My CSA starts soon, too. We've had great weather lately, so that should help.

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SNOWYOGA 6/6/2013 10:03PM

    Wow that looks great emoticon And not total sure, but I think of heard of some (greens) used for soups? emoticon But nice to see your trying to use it all! emoticon emoticon

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KAB7801 6/6/2013 7:53PM

    I'll have to check it out
Thanks kim emoticon

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DWSCHUYLER 6/6/2013 6:47PM

    Strawberries look delicious

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ARNETTELEE 6/6/2013 4:01PM

  Wow...how lucky you are to get these!

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