Posts tagged ‘Gnocchi’

July 22, 2013

A mystery green!

Tonight’s dinner got my CSA spidey senses tingling.
A mystery green!

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The only instructions: blanch it before you saute.
(Oh, and the usual mystery green disclaimer- “it’s like spinach”.”Spinach” is the vegetable worlds “rattlesnake? it tastes like chicken”.)

Well I ate my mystery green. In this delicious bowl.
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Mystery green, blanched then sauteed with leeks, chili flakes, $1 cannellini beans, and $1 gnocchi. Pleasantly, a really tasty meal.

and now, fellow gardeners, food foragers, and csa holders.. can anyone guess what it is? Please comment your guess below!

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November 6, 2012

Oooh! Squash for dinner!(week one). Making Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My CSA squashes are lining up on the counter. Now I’ve hidden them in the cupboards. Halloween came and I carved a giant pumpkin and stared at the speckled hound pumpkin wondering if perhaps I should carve him too. A sugar pumpkin, the Kabocha and the hubbard were close to the same fate. What am I going to do with all this squash?

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