This Weeks Box 12/10/2011

                                         

HERE IS WHAT IS IN THE BOX THIS WEEK

BROCCOLI
TANGERINES
HEAD OF ROMAINE LETTUCE
FRESH OREGANO
CILANTRO
FUYU PERSIMMONS
RED POTATOES
MEYERS LEMONS
LAST STRAWBERRIES OF THE YEAR
SWEET PEPPERS
ACORN SQUASH
HACHIA PERSIMMONS
BROWN BAG OF AVOCADOS
2 ARTICHOKES
Apple and Persimmon Salad “Thanks Jennifer”

1 apple

1 Fuyu Persimmon

Pomegranate seeds

Honey

Lemon juice

Cut up an apple and a Fuyu Persimmon, add some pomegranate seeds and top with a dressing of lemon juice and honey (Meyer Lemon juice works great! And you could also add a bit of cinnamon)
If you still are not sure of the difference between Fuyu and Hachia persimmons, CLICK

How about throwing all the vegetables except the artichoke and lettuce into a chicken vegetable soup? Hmnn?

  
       Strawberry Romaine Salad

Strawberry Romaine Salad Recip


20 ffrfrsss 10 3st

  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 bunch romaine, torn
  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • CREAMY POPPY SEED DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds

Directions

  • In a small heavy skillet over medium-low heat, cook and stir the sugar until melted and caramel in color, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds until coated. Spread on foil to cool; break into small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, combine the romaine, onion and strawberries. Combine the dressing ingredients; drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with coated almonds. Yield: 10 servings.


 
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