Author Archives: Rod Myers

CSA: Week 9

Okay, I’m falling behind in the blogging and for a while there we were falling behind in eating our CSA vegetables. Juliana keeps a list of our produce on a white board in the kitchen, and it was looking a … Continue reading

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BrewZaPalooza 2013: The Brews

Last summer I got it in my head to throw a big party with a bunch of homebrew from our cellar and as many pizzas as I could stand to grill. I dubbed it BrewZaPalooza. It was so much fun … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 8

I’m working on a couple of posts about BrewZaPalooza, our big homebrew and pizza bash this past weekend, but in the meantime another week has passed and we have a new CSA share. We did well with last week’s share. … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 7

My how the weeks fly by. It’s week 7 already, and we’re just getting started! Let’s have a look at what’s in this week’s half share from Heartland Family Farms…. We have regular ol’ cabbage instead of Napa cabbage this … Continue reading

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CSA: Review of Week 6

We did a good job of eating our way through this week’s CSA half share. Here are some of the highlights…. Even though it’s definitely feeling like summer outside, we made a turnip soup for a first course one evening. … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 6

I’m a little slow with this week’s posting of the CSA share, but we were camping this weekend and I’m still trying to catch up with the online class I’m teaching this summer. Nevertheless, we’ve got a good start on … Continue reading

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CSA: What We’re Eating Lately

I just received the weekly newsletter from Teresa at Heartland Family Farm and it looks like we’ll be getting more kohlrabi, zucchini, Swiss chard, spinach, and green onions, with Napa cabbage making its first appearance of the season. So I … Continue reading

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Pre-Hispanic Tacos

On our last evening in Playa del Carmen, we dined at a restaurant called Xuläm the Mayan Fisher (tripadvisor link). We’ve passed this place many times as it is at the south end of Fifth Avenue at the gated entrance … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 5

This week’s CSA share has lots of familiar veggies, although this is the first appearance of Swiss chard this year. The braising greens look like they might be beet greens. Kohlrabi is new to our table. Apparently it’s a German … Continue reading

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El Fogon in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Every few years we head down to Playa del Carmen, Mexico for a week of reading, relaxing, and eating authentic Mexican and Yucatecan cuisine. This was our fifth trip, and it’s always interesting to see how the town has changed. … Continue reading

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