Swap-Box Hero: Hot Under the Collard

Despite offering free bundles with purchase for late-Wednesday wine customers, it seems we still end up with a swap box full of collards whenever they’re in the share. I don’t know why they’re so intimidating. I mean, I get they can be bitter, but a little bit of fat mellows the harsh tannins*, making those deep…

August in January: Corn & Poblano Chicken Stew

Blanched-bright sweet corn. Deep green poblanos. Sungold tomatoes. Back in late August, I’d tucked vacuum packets of all these bits of summer into our freezer. I had no set plans for them, really, beyond having a bank of reserved sunshine to call on some bitter winter day. Yesterday wasn’t really all that bitter—sunny and 30s, actually,…

The Braisy Bunch

Lots of gorgeous green things in my half-share today – spinach, kale, lettuce, bok choy and more – but what caught my eye immediately was this bunch of White Beauty radishes. Perfect for braising. I’d never had white radishes before last spring – and I’d never even cooked radishes before last spring, either. If you’ve never…