Tag: Community Supported Agriculture

“How do you eat this thing?”

“How do you eat this thing?”

We’ve been getting a lot of kale in our CSA (Home Grown Kansas) over  the weeks. The first week we got it I’m pretty sure I exclaimed, “That’s the biggest leaf I’ve ever seen. How do you eat this thing?” Not knowing what kale was or how to even go about cooking it, I started searching the Internet for recipes. From all the photos that came up, none of them looked that appetizing (because that’s how I choose what I’m going to cook.) Almost giving up and using it for a salad, one caught my eye with bright green kale and …

 

Mint Mama

Mint Mama

I’m drowning in mint. Our CSA has provided us with a large quantity of mint over the last two weeks. I’ve discovered several ways to use mint so I hereby dub myself the “mint mama. 1) Dried mint: put in a brown paper lunch sack and hang upside down in a dark space for two weeks or until leaves are completely dry. Then put in an air-tight container to retain freshness. You can use dried mint for a lot of recipes as a spice or an add on. (Kris is famous for her mint brownies.) 2) Mint no-bake cookies: Unfortunately I don’t …

 
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