This Weeks Box 7/7/2012

Here are a few action photos from last week.
Bell Pepper Race……It’s a tie!
The “growing a big squash out the side of your body with nothing but water, soil and light” prize goes to…..you guessed it, Yellow Squash!!!
YOU OK LITTLE GUY? Yeah, I guess so. I was going so fast, I tripped over this stupid thing. And did you see that bunny chew part of my face off?? That sucked just a little.
Here is the list

oro blanco grapefruit
red lettuce
butternut squash
red onions
bell peppers
peaches
lemons
basil “just a few spriggs”
tangerines
cucumbers
carrots
haas avocados
cilantro 
lemon thyme


Please remember that full shares for July are 132 dollars due tomorrow.
We have three cucumbers now. Lemon Armenian and Persian. We will have all of them for a few months more. You will eventually see and eat all of them more than once.
Here is a simple recipe with any of these fresh cucumbers
chop up cucumbers in cubes
chop up some onion “red will work great”
put in some chopped kalamata olives if you like them
add crumbled feta
add olive oil
a dash of red vinegar or your own herbed vinegar
sprinkle in some fresh thyme, oregano or tarragon or anything you like. Basil is great too.
This recipe gets better when the little sun gold cherry tomatoes start ripening. They are not yet”. You can half them and throw them in and they go just perfect.

    Peaches Basil Red Onion Salad
  •   2 peaches, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/4 red onion, very thinly sliced
  •  A few spriggs of fresh basil (leaves torn if large)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  1. Toss peaches with red onion, basil, lemon juice, salt, and some pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.

    This recipe goes well with grilled anything 

         

           Baked Spiced Butternut Squash Recipe

     Saute Basil Squash With Feta

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