14 June 2011

inside the cooler, week no. 2


Week 2 of fresh veggie delivery. We've got some salad mix, spring onions, rutabagas, gigantic beets, rhubarb and strawberries! I wrongly identified those huge beets at first, thinking that they were the rutabagas because of their size and then I was just dragging the bag of rutabagas around the apartment wondering what the hell they were. The CSA coordinator cleared it up for me, though I supposed slicing into one of them would have ended the confusion much sooner. SO. Here we are. The strawberries are, of course, completely gone already as is the salad mix. I used spring onions in last night's fried rice mish-mash (brown rice, spring onions, sauteed rainbow chard, bell pepper, fried egg) and am thinking about baking some into a loaf of bread this week. The rhubarb will meet it's doom tonight when I bake it into something to bring to tomorrow night's FOOD SWAP. A food swap! Catch the craze that's sweeping the nation! (Really, catch it. There are a few spots left for tomorrow night's FSC Swappers event in Saratoga. Sign up and you might get to swap me for a rhubarb something-or-other. Or just come and hang out and check out the swapping from a distance. Update: Online sign-ups are closed but you can still email fromscratchclub (at) gmail (dot) com to reserve your spot!)

3 comments:

  1. Giant beets would make great oven baked beet chips, especially if the weather stays cool, you don’t mind turning the oven on. :)

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  2. Awesome! We have a huge patch of spring onions that I need to dig-up. Dave keeps running over the edge of the batch with the lawn mower and then it smells like onions at my house for days after.

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  3. you HAVE to make strawberry rhubarb pie!

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