Hi everyone, Jess here and honored to be presenting the 9th pickup of the CSA season! Let me start by reminding folks that the Springdell Summer CSA is approaching it’s FINAL CALL for the 2019 Summer Season, so if you haven’t done your paperwork and plan to cook up a storm of fresh and delicious goodies with me throughout the summer, now is the time to get in touch with Farmer Jamie and get those applications in! Meanwhile, let’s get back to this week’s action.
- Tully Farms Milk and Cream
- Parsley from Hadley, MA
- Springdell Meats (mine included Ground Pork and Pork Chops)
- Sweet Potatoes
- Potatoes (Baby Reds)
- A lovely variety of lettuces, including Boston lettuce, Butter lettuce, Red Leaf and Spring Mix
Do you still have any purple cabbage hanging around from the last CSA? If so, this is a great time to try Egg Roll in a Bowl! It’s as easy as…
This mixture lends itself to a variety of sauces, so you can spice it up with a Sriracha Mayo or Sesame Gochujang sauce, take a sweeter approach with duck sauce or sweet chili sauce, or keep it savory with a dash of soy or eel sauce. This would be perfect filling for those lovely lettuces, so make some lettuce cups tonight!
Another thing that you might be feeling overwhelmed with right about now is the parsley. Let me remind you of the blight that decimated last season’s parsley crop, and how big of a bummer that was. Since this season is going well, it’s a great time to stock up and preserve some for those times when it’s not growing so well. Head over to the Veggiescope and click on Parsley for some ideas and tips for preserving. “Parsleyfest” is another little ditty I’ve written about drying and preserving your parsley in soup kits for later use. Check it out today, your future self will thank you!
Lastly, let me mention that March Meat Madness is still going on at Springdell! If you’ve thought about signing up for the meat subscription but were on the fence, give it a try and you’ll get a special sign-on bonus, a free month added on to your subscription! What’s better than free humanely raised meat? Any cuts that you’re not sure how to cook, just drop me a line and I’ll help, don’t miss this awesome March event!
Tonight I’m off to a spaghetti dinner so I won’t be cooking. If you do end up making lettuce wraps or something else that comes out delicious, please feel free to drop me a line or send me a quick photo! I should mention that I’ve been getting a lot of blank emails lately, I’m not sure if it’s a spam thing, or your questions & comments are just not getting through. If you’re having trouble reaching me, you can email me directly at Jess at CSA365 dot org. Thanks, and apologies if you’ve sent me a question/comment that I haven’t answered, I’m not ignoring you! Talk to you soon, and as always, thank you for reading!