Don’t expect this dish to smell or taste much like chili made with meat — the sweetness of the squash plays differently with the chili powder than ground meat does — but man does it smell and taste delicious! If you like a smokier flavor, add some cumin to the mix. For a meatier texture, [...]
Sometimes all you need is a nice fresh salad. Chopped carrots, scallions, and a beet from the CSA, augmented with spring greens from the co-op. Roast that beet and slice it over the top, a splash of oil and vinegar, and you have a very good lunch. Coming soon, Hot Squash!
Flowering kale is what they called it at the CSA, but don’t bother Googling it. You’ll end up with the ornamental variety. It reminds me a bit in looks and flavor (I took a nibble) of broccoli rabe. So that’s where I went with it, and it paid off. I love throwing together broccoli rabe [...]
This week’s pickup: butternut squash, scallions, beets, carrots and kale that has started to flower. The flowering kale reminds a little of broccoli rabe, and that is probably how I will treat it. Looking for some interesting things to do with the rest. Be back shortly…