This Weeks Box 11/31/2012

There are 5 pick up days in December. Full shares are 165 dollars this month
Here is the list
strawberries
lettuce
young tender collard greens
sweet young carrots
summer squash
a couple tomatoes
satsuma tangerines
pomegranates
chard
sapotes
avocados
lemons and limes
bell peppers
a couple persimmons

Here are some recipes to help inspire the possibilities of your CSA box this week:

I want to mention that the collard greens offered this week, are the first picking of the year. That means that they are “melt in your mouth” tender. Enjoy

Collard Greens and Tomato with Red Pepper Flakes and Peanut Sauce Recipe

1 bunch collard greens, washed
1 cup water
1 large tomato, cored, chopped
3 tablespoons smooth natural peanut butter
tablespoon red pepper flakes
Sea salt to taste

Finely shred the greens, discarding tough stems.
Place in a saucepan with the water.
Bring to boil and cook, stirring occasionally, just until greens are crunchy-tender (don’t overcook).
Drain greens, reserving liquid.
Return greens to medium heat; add tomato
Heat through, stirring frequently.
Thin peanut butter with 3/4 cup of the reserved cooking liquid, then add peanut butter sauce and red pepper flakes to the vegetables.
Heat, stirring constantly, until greens have a creamy consistency, adding more reserved liquid if mixture seems too thick Taste and add salt if needed.

Food-Deadline-Zucchin_Send.jpgA Zucchini  Recipe to Get Excited About??

Carrot Strawberry Smoothy Recipe

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