Monthly Archives: June 2011

CSA: Week 2

I was out of town this week, so my friend Mary picked up my CSA on Wednesday and I picked it up from her this afternoon.  Thanks Mary! This week there are kohlrabi, scallions, radishes, salad turnips, Swiss chard, mustard … Continue reading

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Four Stages of Cooking

In this article from Salon, an excerpt from Mark Bittman’s essay in Man with a Pan, Bittman describes the four stages of learning to cook. In the first stage, you follow recipes exactly.  I definitely remember doing this and when … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 1

Yesterday I got my first CSA box! I was excited all day knowing I could pick it up in the cafeteria before leaving work.  I spread it all out on the counter and got this: I got some arugula, some … Continue reading

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How to Hull a Strawberry

Are you planning on eating a few strawberries this summer? If so, you’ll want to take a look at this video – it shows the most efficient way to cut up the luscious red fruit. Apparently I have been doing … Continue reading

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