Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rhubarb Cordial

I was catching up on some foodblog reading and followed a link to an old (2011) post on Food52 with a recipe for rhubarb cordial. Since this week’s CSA share contained some more rhubarb and I didn’t want to make … Continue reading

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Sunday Scramble

What a beautiful Sunday morning! As usual, we stayed in bed with coffee and the NY Times until Miles could wait no longer for his walk. We walked up to the IU campus, then over to College Mall Road before … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 2

We picked up our weekly half share from Heartland Farms on Saturday morning after an early walk on the Clear Creek Trail with our dog Miles. So let’s see what we have here…. More spinach, asparagus, and rhubarb. The first … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 1 Review

I’m blogging as fast as I can, but this was an active week in terms of food and drink! So rather than write individual posts for the various dishes we created from the ingredients in this week’s share, I’m doing … Continue reading

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Orange Drop Cookies

There were (and still are) a lot of good bakers on my mom’s side of the family. Her father and uncle owned Neterer Brothers Bakery in Huntington, Indiana for over 30 years. My early elementary school was just half a … Continue reading

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Homebrew: Liz Lemongrass

If you’re a homebrewer, there are a lot of benefits to being a member of your local homebrew club. You get to hang out with other people who are passionate about crafting beer, drinking beer, and talking about beer. You … Continue reading

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Hakuna Frittata!

For our first CSA dish of the season, we opted for a vegetable frittata using some of the eggs, asparagus, spinach, and chives from our share. We also added some freshly picked onions from our kitchen garden and shiitake mushrooms. … Continue reading

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CSA: First Share of the Season

When we lived in Morgan Hill, California, we participated in community-supported agriculture (CSA) with Mariquita Farm in Watsonville. We always eagerly awaited the start of the season and our weekly share of vegetables and fruits. Of course, the growing season … Continue reading

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Hop Rhizomes Update

I finally got around to planting my hop rhizomes last week. I was probably too cautious, waiting until it seemed like the worst of the frost was over, but they’re in the ground now. My main reference was an article … Continue reading

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