This week we are privileged to be receiving lacinato, or dinosaur or Tuscan kale, in our distribution. Even though I featured kale last week, I wanted to briefly talk about this variety, as it is often new to many CSA members. I am re-posting my write-up on lacinato kale from several years ago, as I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
End of Season Thoughts While it has proven to be a lot of work, I have really enjoyed writing the Simply Fresh blog for the past three years. Needing to work up recipes has greatly challenged not only my cooking skills, but has taught me a tremendous amount about successful utilization of my CSA produce. […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Happy Fall to fellow CSA members!! The summer produce is almost gone and we are now enjoying some wonderful fall crops. For some of you, these items may be new and unfamiliar. I have heard that folks have been asking about Delicata squash, as it is making its first appearance in the distribution this week. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Special Edition–Delicata Squash
Feature item—Red Russian Kale Red Russian Kale is so pretty, you could just eat it! Those reddish-purple veined blue-green leaves with frilly edges are not only gorgeous, but are hardier, sweeter, more tender, and thus, more quick cooking, than many other varieties of kale. Like other kinds of kale, Red Russian is a member of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
Featured Item—Curly Kale Kale, a member of the cabbage family along with broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens and brussel sprouts, is what I call “King of the “H’s”: It is Hardy, Hearty, and Healthful.It actually gets sweeter in colder (even frosty) temperatures, does not lose its texture during prolonged cooking, is quite substantial and filling, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
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