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Simply Fresh–Week 9–Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Green Peppers

  Perhaps my favorite item each year at the farm is the candy-like cherry tomatoes we get to pick on our own.  I thought I would highlight them this week, as well as offer a few recipes containing eggplant and green peppers, as they are still plentiful and likely to be in each day’s distribution …

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Simply Fresh–Week 10–A Food Week in the Life of a CSA Blogger

Every CSA season we seem to encounter those weeks, typically in mid august, where the offerings in the CSA don’t change that much, and some items seem to have been around forever, like cucumbers, zucchini, and eggplant. At these times I typically take a different tactic than highlighting one particular vegetable (partly because I have …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Featured Item—Carrots Carrots are probably the most universally palatable vegetable.Even kids that won’t touch a green vegetable are typically not adverse to carrots.Sweet and crunchy when raw and even sweeter when cooked, carrots are definitely crowd pleasers. While most of us have grown up knowing only the large orange varieties, carrot varieties can actually vary …

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