What I Did & What I Got #7

What I Did With Week 6:

Thursday: Pasta with zucchini.

Friday: Chorizo with potatoes and steamed green beans.

Saturday: Ground turkey with onions and zucchini, side dish of roasted potatoes and green beans with herbs from the window boxes.

Sunday: Dinner was whole wheat flour tortilla pizzas topped with fennel, pepper and onion, with a “sauce” of pureed white beans, garlic, olive oil, and some herbs from the window boxes. A side salad of escarole, peppers, red onions, and cucumbers. I also made this soup minus the squash and used up more of the fennel and onions. I kept out half for lunches and froze the other half for later in the year when there’s appropriate squash to be had.

Monday: Had plans, skipped the share and grabbed McDonald’s.

Tuesday: You know when you just need steak tips and nothing else will do? Yeah. Steak tips with green beans and polenta (cornmeal from the winter share).

Wednesday: Fried egg and summer squash over the rest of the polenta.

Still left from week 6: 1 pepper, 2 fennel bulbs along with the stalks and fronds from the bulbs I have used, cabbage, 2 squash, 2 red onions, most of the escarole (it’s been chopped, washed, and bagged for salads, but it’s slow going), and 8 small potatoes.

What I Got Week 7:

Eggs, eggplant, escarole, 2 zucchini, 3 peppers (2 cubanelle, 1 green bell), 5 tomatoes, 3 onions (2 white, 1 red), basil, 4 potatoes.

As usual, I’m taking part in the CSA link partyhosted by In Her Chucks. I lurve it. Tons of great ideas every week on what to do with your CSA bounty. You all should check it out.

13 thoughts on “What I Did & What I Got #7

  1. That pizza sounds like it was amazing! I’m amazed at how much you manage to do with your CSA goodies! It could be a glare in the photograph, but it also looks like you have a green egg in your carton, if so, the person supplying your eggs has a really neat breed of chicken called an Ameraucana.

    1. I’m amazed at how much I get every week. It looks like a lot, then it seems to cook up into even more. We’re getting a mix of white and brown eggs, but the white ones aren’t bright white. They have some sort of green/blue/gray tinge to them. I don’t know what breeds they come from, but they are all delicious.

    1. Have you checked at http://www.localharvest.org/? That’s where I found both the farms I’ve signed on with.

      I do feel fortunate to have a lot of great farms to choose from in our area. When we’re looking to move out NH, I think the CSA options will be high on our list of criteria for choosing a new place.

      1. Oh, gosh, thanks for the link! Turns out there’s a CSA farm about 20 miles from here. Their season is nearly over, but I’ve got them bookmarked for next year. Woo!

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