This was a perfectly timed challenge as our CSA (community supported agriculture) delivered our first box of veggies for the year this week - Hurray!!!
Red Leaf Lettuce
Green Leaf Lettuce
Curly leaf Kale
To celebrate we fixed a feast with our neighbors who we split our farm share with.
The menu was:
Pasta primavera (Kale)
Green Salad (Radishes, Spinach, Lettuce)
Roasted Beets with feta
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
We also juiced Kale, Beet Greens, Carrots and a few apples!
The surprise in our box was garlic scapes. This little green is a bit like a green onion, but with a mild garlic flavor. They are part of the garlic plant which needs to be removed when growing garlic to help form big juicy bulbs. So its a win, win. Great bulbs later, yummy garlic scapes now. Lightly sauted they add a bit of garlic to any dish or a kick when chopped fresh sprinkled on any dish.