Week 16: Recipes and Meal Suggestions

It’s a mess out there, friends, and it’s likely to get messier. What are you doing to care for yourself? I am petting the cat more, eating expensive cheese, asking for help and taking it when it is offered. I’m also crying whenever my body asks me to, and it asks me to a lot…

Week 14: Recipes and Meal Suggestions

Let’s get to it, shall we? This week’s share has tomatoes, green beans, sweet potato greens, cucumbers, green onions, jalapeños, thyme and a lot of Italian and Thai basil. Sweet Potato Greens? Like most people born and raised in the U.S., we used to believe sweet potato plants had one thing to offer and one…

Week 13: Recipes and Meal Suggestions

How are you? We are tired. I think most of us are. There isn’t much light showing at the end of this American pandemic tunnel, and what light there is might just be from glow worms or other already-adapted-to-the-dark creature. It’s frustrating. It’s wearying. It’s scary. So let’s eat well, ok? Eating a good meal…

Week 12: Recipes and Meal Suggestions

Welcome to August. Or as I’ve seen some folks refer to it: The fifth month of March. While it can be tempting to ruminate on all the fear and what ifs that seem to rule our lives during this time, we’re trying to stay positive and control what little we can by eating food that…

Week 11: Recipes and Meal Suggestions

Well, it’s finally happened. After a Spring that saw the latest freeze in living memory, the most blessed time of the growing season has finally arrived. The tomatoes are ripening, and the ground cherries are here! Along with these decadent treats, all kinds of other summer favorites are ready for the eating. Here’s what’s in…