This Weeks Box 4/20/2013

Here is the list
haas avocado
green onions
first strawberries of the year
bloomsdale spinach and spring green mix with edible flowers
head lettuce “romaine or red leaf”
bok choy or kale “because there was not enough of either”
satsuma mandarines
fresh oregano bunch
big beets with greens
broccoli sprouts
I have not checked but I think we were doing strawberries earlier than we did last year.
The cool weather strawberries are certainly a refreshing change from the ones we get in the plastic square at the store. They do not have the knock you off your feet sweetness that they will begin to develop as the season continues. It really takes warmer weather to get those super sweet berries.

Roasted Beet Salad with Guahillo Chile Dressing

Fresh Oregano and Orange Dressing

Put everything in a jar, shake and it is ready!

  • 1/2 teaspoon orange peel (zest), grated
  • 1/2 cup orange juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1/4 cup vinegar, cider
  • 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra virgin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano, fresh – chopped, or 3/4 tsp dried
  • 1 teaspoon mustard, dijon-style
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground

Another Grilled Beet Recipe

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