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Box 7 – Week of August 25

30 Aug

Classes started again this week (awww, so sad!) and I am going to blame that on why I didn’t post this yet. I will also use it as an excuse for not posting pictures I took last week… but I’ll post those at some point.

I was a little bit…. unsure what to think when I saw the sweet potato leaves and the basil once again, but luckily I had invited over a couple of friends to bake on our last day before classes, and one of them suggested that I make basil bread! If the sweet potato greens are still good I’ll probably sauté those tonight. And if they’ve gone bad…. then that’s just another greens fail on my part.

On the other hand, I was happy to get some purple onions, that is a nice, but subtle, change, as well as the carrots and butternut squash. In fact, having a lower green ratio somehow made the whole box seem more approachable.

Food from the Box | CSA Box 7

Box 7 – Now with more colors!

In the next two weeks we will be eating:
Basil, Butternut squash, Sweet potato greens
Okra, Cucumber, Carrots
Eggplant, hot peppers (it didn’t say what kind! They look too skinny to be jalapeños, anyone know?)
Red onion, Zucchini, Beets

If anyone recognizes those peppers, let me know! We’ll see how well I do using up this box.

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Posted by on August 30, 2014 in Box contents

 

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2 responses to “Box 7 – Week of August 25

  1. goodfoodmarsh

    August 31, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    What fantastic looking aubergine! I made spicy aubergine fries with my last batch (https://goodfoodmarsh.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/spicy-aubergine-fries/) and then a ratatouille with the leftovers! Happy cooking 🙂

     

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