Growing as a Grown-Up

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CSA Roundup — Week 8

CSA Roundup — Week 8

Well the kids are back in school now.  I suppose this means we’re coming to the end of laissez faire summer cooking, and a return to more rigorous meal planning around all the activities that fall and winter bring. But for the last week of […]

CSA Roundup – Week 7

CSA Roundup – Week 7

A couple of weeks ago, I told you I wasn’t ready to proclaim the end of summer yet.  Now…. I’m still reluctant to say it’s over, but I have noticed the days getting shorter, and it was an unseasonably chilly week here. But I’m not […]

CSA Roundup – Week 6

CSA Roundup – Week 6

I just sat down to write this, looked across the table at my partner, and said “I can’t really remember what happened this week.”  Yes, it was one of those. I mean, I remember things that happened this week.  So much happened.  So much life […]

CSA Roundup – Week 5

CSA Roundup – Week 5

It seems we just passed a tipping point where people are suddenly lamenting the impending “end of summer.”  It’s true the sunsets are getting a little earlier, and the back-to-school push is in the stores… But when I look at what’s coming out of the […]

CSA Roundup – Week 4

CSA Roundup – Week 4

This past week was the type I had been dreading when we signed up for our CSA share. Don’t get me wrong — we had an amazing week, full of fun activities.  But, they were activities that took us away from home.  And more specifically, […]

CSA Roundup – Week 3

CSA Roundup – Week 3

This is the week that finally felt like summer.  Mother Nature actually strung three warm, DRY days together in a row! Luckily we got to spend some of the week relaxing, and therefore, stuck to cooking simple, easy meals.  Delicious meals.   What We Got […]

CSA Roundup – Week 2

CSA Roundup – Week 2

Did you ever have one of those weeks where you felt like you blinked and missed it?  And yet at the same time, it was so long you can’t remember where it started. That’s the kind of week it’s been.  For better or worse, it’s […]

CSA Roundup – Week 1

CSA Roundup – Week 1

I’m not sure what the weather has been like for you this year, but in my area, it’s just been nuts.  It was a cold spring, and it’s been a roller coaster summer.  And then let’s not even get into the rain…. It’s certainly been […]

I’ve Joined a CSA!

I’ve Joined a CSA!

I am so grateful to live in a very fertile, abundant area.  Farmer’s Markets and roadside produce stands are everywhere.  With all the choice available to me, I have really embraced eating locally and seasonally for the past couple of years. This year, I’m taking […]