Today was my second delivery from the CSA. Here’s what I got:
Honey Flax Bread
I also got my new member pack! Here’s what was in it:
Fresh From the Field – a cookbook with recipes from the farmers and CSA members
Mini Breakfast Loaf
I am REALLY excited about the cookbook. Currently I have to look up practically everything online to find out what type of veggie it is and how to cook it. Today I spent a considerable time figuring out that my spinach was bordeaux spinach. Thankfully, the weekly menu on the CSA website specified that the mushrooms were oyster mushrooms. But I still had to look up how to cook them.
It didn’t take me as long to get everything washed and prepped today. I even had energy left over to make dinner.
We will have some salads this week with the lettuce and cucumbers. I also have some organic carrots from the grocery store, and I will use some of the herbs and the blue cheese on the salad as well.
Elliott and I had toasted bread with the cheddar cheese today for lunch. It was good!
For dinner I pan fried some chicken. Then I sauteed some onions, garlic, spinach, oregano, and oyster mushrooms. I topped the chicken with the veggie mixture and served some sugar snap peas on the side. It was pretty good. I am starting to get the hang of cooking “on the fly.” Normally I need a recipe and I have to cook it a few times to get good at it, but it seems to be a lot easier with fresh herbs and vegetables. The flavors are much better, and it’s easier to smell what will work together well. Here’s a picture of tonight’s chicken:
Now I’m off to read my new cookbook!