The Friendly Asparagus

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Asparagus is not only people friendly, it is also earth friendly.  Because asparagus is a spring vegetable, it needs relatively little fertilizer, pest and weed control, and water. We found a wonderful article on Delish.com about how to cook asparagus. We’ll give you a taste here and then you can dig in further by going to this link. You can either grill, … Read More

The Friendly Asparagus

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We found a wonderful article on Delish.com about how to cook asparagus. We’ll give you a taste here and then you can dig in further by going to this link. You can either grill, roast, sauté, or blanch asparagus, but no matter the method you choose, make sure to follow this very important tip: Snap off the woody ends. You’ll want to … Read More

Signs of Spring

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Finally, the asparagus has arrived! A springtime favorite, asparagus graces us with its presence for a quick two months so we’ve got to get it while the gettin’s good. Everyone is familiar with it, but some of us may be cooking it not quite right. Did you know asparagus can be eaten raw? It’s great! Some tips for cooking up … Read More

SO Over Winter

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This week’s bag features overwintered rapini AKA broccoli rabe. What is overwintering, you ask? Overwintering means the seeds were planted in the fall so that crops can be harvested very early in the spring. With vegetables that have a high sugar content (think parsnips and carrots), this process can make the sugar content skyrocket and produce extra sweet veggies. Broccoli … Read More