CSA Week 1: Spinach Gratin

Mmm… This is my new favorite way to cook spinach. It’s adapted from Julia’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking and it’s much lower in calories/points than you might expect. The original recipe called for three pounds of spinach, but I only had a pound and a half—and it’s a lucky thing, because that...

CSA Week 1: lettuce and turnip recipes

The Bean and I went and picked up our first CSA box from Isabelle Farm this week, and I couldn’t be more excited. Already we’re getting veggies that I’m not super familiar with so we can try new things. Our box this week included baby lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, radishes, baby turnips with their...

CSA Week 1: radishes and chard

I have to say, I’ve never been a big radish-eater. I’ve had them, of course. We even grew them in our little garden last year. But they’ve never been a particular favorite, as in, “OH my gosh, I have to have some.” So I thought I’d try something different with this batch from the...