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WIAW 25

WIAW 25

Nothing much new, yet, this week… I’m still playing a bit with the corn muffins. I want to try different variations. I like the beans and eggs, too – they leave me feeling very solid and ready for the day. I’ll have to see how […]

June: Spinach and Strawberries

June: Spinach and Strawberries

All right – I know many of you have been eating strawberries  for months by now. But here in the Northeast, June-bearing strawberries do, in fact, bear fruit in June. And this has been a cool spring, so they are a little late. But, oh, […]

Lamb’s Quarters – and How to Cook Greens

Lamb’s Quarters – and How to Cook Greens

One of the things I love about farmer’s markets and CSAs is getting vegetables I just don’t see at a supermarket. One of these is Lamb’s Quarters.  It is sometimes called wild spinach – though that’s not quite accurate. It does grow wild, though – […]

(Not Your Mama’s) Spinach Cheese Casserole

(Not Your Mama’s) Spinach Cheese Casserole

Not your mama’s casserole… not a can of soup or crushed potato chip in sight! This is inspired by a crustless quiche I’ve made for years, but I added grain, and it’s in a gratin pan, so – not a quiche… and not really a […]

WIAW 24 – and First CSA Pickup

WIAW 24 – and First CSA Pickup

Vegetables! We have vegetables! Now that it is June, we had our first CSA pickup. Lettuce, several kinds of greens (inlcuding bok choy and lamb’s quarters,) radishes, and some storage root vegetables – onions, a beet, and carrots. (Because we know I haven’t had enough […]