CSA Week 1 Wrap Up

These are the goodies that I got in my CSA this week.  See full list HERE.

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I am sharing the produce with my mom and our friend.  My mom took the fruits (strawberries and rhubarb) to make this fabulous compote.

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I requested these beautiful vegetables.  One reason…to try another something NEW.  My mom had read that we can cut up these Hakurei Turnips and eat them raw.  So we tried it…

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It kind of tastes like a radish, but a little bit sweeter.  I used the rest of the turnips on the grill.  I sliced them up, covered them with fresh lemon juice, and lemon garlic.  They tasted interesting…I could probably use less lemon next time and more garlic!  But, I would definitely try grilled turnips again.

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I also grilled up my asparagus with one of my favorite seasonings, Old Taylor Street Cheese Sprinkle.  The fresh asparagus was DELICIOUS, some of the best I have ever had!

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I was a little nervous about being able to use all of the fresh lettuce, so I pulled out the salad spinner.  I love using it, but it takes more time.  I rinsed, drained, and dried both of the lettuces.

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Check out this gorgeous salad!  I was so excited to bring it to work this week!

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I can’t wait for week 2!

See this week’s list HERE!

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3 thoughts on “CSA Week 1 Wrap Up

  1. The salad spinner is definitely a fixture in my house during lettuce season! I’ll have to try grilling the turnips. I never really know what to do with them.

    • Me either! I am new to turnips as well! Go heavy on the garlic and spices and let me know how they turn out!
      I saw some neat raw carrot and turnip salads online. I”m looking forward to experimenting with everything this summer.

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