Recipe: Grilled Beets

As I mentioned in my last CSA post we were planning to try a new beet recipe on the grill last night. It was actually the first time we’d ever cooked beets at home and the results were out of this world PLUS it was so simple. I included a photo of our results for … Continue reading

CSA Share – Week 2

It was our friend Jen’s turn to pick up this week. Jeromy swung by her house on his way home from work to pickup our portion. Our goodies this week: bok choy, garlic scapes, a couple varieties of lettuce, beets, arugala, napa cabbage. PYO: snap peas, snow peas, parsley, chives, thyme When you are splitting … Continue reading

CSA Distribution Pickup tips

We pick up our weekly distribution at the farm, so instead of having a box ready to go, we actually select our produce from a series of bins, almost like at a grocery store. There is a board that tells us what we can take (e.g. the first week we could choose 8 out of … Continue reading

CSA Heaven (Community Supported Agriculture)

  I am in CSA heaven. It is true, there is no other way to describe it. This our first year as CSA shareholders (Waltham Fields Community Farm) and last week was the beginning of our weekly CSA distributions. The whole experience from going to the orientation to going to the farm for our first … Continue reading

Whole Foods hit the mark with multi-grain sushi rice

If you haven’t been able to tell by now, I’m a big fan of food! But at the same time, I want to lead a healthy life so I strive try to make smarter food selections and admittedly do not always succeed. Healthier choices are not always the tastier choices. My husband is an avid cyclist and often … Continue reading

Superb Tapas and Wine at Taberna de Haro in Boston

Taberno de Haro 999 Beacon St Brookline, MA 02446 http://www.tabernaboston.com/   I am almost reluctant to blog about Taberna de Haro since I still consider it to be a hidden gem. But it is too good to not blog about. If you consider yourself at all a foodie or actually, simply enjoy good food you … Continue reading