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I tend to view the fussy salad with suspicion. By fussy I mean it’s a salad that requires a significant amount of preparation – a special dressing, roasted things, etc. For the most part, when I want a salad I … Continue reading
After posting about my CSA box and the challenge of using the whole thing a commenter suggested an autumn hot and sour soup. Since I am highly suggestible (try me ) I decided “okay”. In addition to the bok choy … Continue reading
The first CSA item I decided to tackle was the romanesco. Related to cauliflower, it has a beguiling partial fractal pattern, making it quite possibly one of the most visually mind-bending vegetables on the planet: Stare at it too long … Continue reading
A Confession: I’ve been really bad about using the contents of my CSA box lately. I only get one every two weeks and every two weeks there’s been something that I’ve failed to use and that has spoiled. This week … Continue reading
If you think the bulk of my weekday posts involve me stressing out and making something super quick to post about, you are right. And guess what? Tonight was no exception. My day went like this: miss my train, lose … Continue reading
From JohnP in the comments to yesterday’s post. I didn’t want this to stay hidden in the comments: As a special for Macho Pineapple readers, here is the recipe for the preserves from Harrod’s Book of Jams, Jellies, and Chutneys … Continue reading