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 So I finally got my first CSA* share of the year!

I am hoping to use that share as an impetus to blog more regularly.

Here's what I got this week:

- 1 bunch of beets
- 1 bunch of sweet turnips
- 1 bunch of scallions
- 1 bunch of kale
- 1 head of lettuce
- 1 bunch of arugula
- 1 bunch of cilantro

Item I already know how to prepare: kale (yum!)
Item I seriously considered tossing into the swap box: cilantro (But I decided everything is worth trying once. Maybe I will find a recipe I like it in.)

I feel like a lot of these items are going to require the purchase of other vegetables, which defeats part of the purpose of the CSA, but oh well.

I am open to recipe suggestions. 
 

* CSA = Community Supported Agriculture. I paid a flat fee to get assorted seasonal vegetables from a local farm every other week. (I have a half share. If I had a full share, it would be weekly.)

Date: 2011-06-27 02:27 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wilperegrine.livejournal.com
Saute up the scallions with the kale! Add arugula to the lettuce for a salad with a nice bitter bite! Heck, roast the beets and put them in the salad!

In general though, I find cooking with fresh beets to be a whole lot of trouble. And I've yet to figure out anything tasty to do with turnips.

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