CSA Season is Here!

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This week’s CSA bounty!

Saturday felt like Christmas in June because I got to pick up our very first CSA share from Steele Faith Farm.  I know it’s strange to get excited about vegetables, but these are farm fresh and naturally grown.  I even got to shake the farmers’ hands!

Our first share was small because it is so early in the season, but we have a good sampling of salad greens, a spicy diakon radish, Swiss chard, kale, and komatsuna.  We’ve already eaten the lettuce and radish as part of Sunday’s meal.

I am planning to use the chard, kale and komatsuna in tortellini soup. It usually calls for spinach, but I’ve used chard before, and I think it tastes even better than with spinach. I think it would probably taste good with this combination, and think how nourishing! Here is the recipe for tortellini soup with greens.

I couldn't resist a throwback to 2011 when we took the babe and the beans and kale on a picnic.  We forgot a plate for Julia, but she made do.

I couldn’t resist a throwback to 2011 when we took the babe and some kale and orzo on a picnic. We forgot a plate for Julia, but she made do.

I had quite a stubborn (or prolific, depends on how you look at it) crop of kale a few years ago, so I had to get creative with my kale recipes.  Here are some kale dishes I’ve made before:

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One Response to CSA Season is Here!

  1. Tammy says:

    Your kale turnovers look good!

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