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Local Box Lookout, week of 03.23.2009

Here are the intended contents of next week’s Local Boxes:

  • red or green lettuce
  • tomato
  • baby turnips
  • green shallots
  • collards
  • baby lettuces mix
  • strawberries
  • oranges or grapefruit
  • Swiss chard
  • herbs
  • daikon radish
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Local Box Lookout, week of 01.12.2009

Here’s what to look for in this week’s Local Box:

  • lettuce
  • shallots
  • turnips
  • green cabbage
  • cilantro
  • carrots
  • tomatoes
  • arugula/spinach mix
  • yellow onion
  • herbs
  • red Russian kale
  • bagged baby lettuce

Local-Box Lookout, week of 01.05.2009

Here’s the preliminary list for this week’s Local Boxes:

  • bibb lettuce
  • green onion
  • radish
  • cherry tomatoes
  • cilantro
  • Meyer lemons
  • grapefruit
  • tangerines
  • curly kale
  • bag baby lettuce

Dinner of Many Veggies

fall veggie platter Shocked to realize last night that it was already Tuesday – and thus the eve of my new Local Box delivery – I cleared out the fridge last night for dinner. I grilled eggplant slices with olive oil, salt, and pepper on a stove-top grill pan, roasted green beans and red potatoes with rosemary, and cooked two butternut squashes I’d collected. We mashed the cooked squash with a bit of sour cream and balsamic vinegar, baked a quick batch of corn bread, and dressed some baby lettuce for a simple salad. Then I substituted Key-lime juice for a twist on Meyer Lemon Squares – and a very satisfying end to the meal.

What do you still have left from last week’s Local Box?

Report from Fearless Forager, week of 10.27.2008

Here’s what’s coming in this week’s Local Boxes:

  • marigold bouquet
  • butternut squash
  • apples
  • green beans
  • bibb lettuce or arugula/baby lettuce bouquets
  • eggplant
  • assorted herbs
  • Meyer lemons
  • Key limes
  • zucchini
  • yellow granix onions
  • red burgundy onions
  • cherry tomatoes