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Farm Share Pickup 3/22/18-3/28/18

Posted 3/22/2018 5:04pm by Andre Cantelmo.
Hello My Favorite CSA Community!
 So, Mother Nature didn't seem to get the memo that the first day of spring was two days ago! But alas as we get more snow you have the joy of picking up your CSA share, veggie, cheese and flowers! And an exciting note with this weeks share is the abundance of spring greens! One thing mother nature can't take from us when your growing in a greenhouse ; ) 
  What's in your share this week 
6 lbs Root Choice:
2 lbs Carrots
2 lbs Onions
1 container of Greens
1 bag of Kale
1 head of Lettuce
3 lbs Root Choice:
1 lbs Carrots
1 lbs Onions
1 container of Greens
1 bag of Kale
1 head of Lettuce
Food for Thought
 Pounds of onions weighing you down? Try making a traditional German Onion Pie or as the Germans say Zwiebelkuchen.  This recipe is inspired by a fellow CSA member, Emily Casey and her mother-in-law, who longs for the pie her Grandmother once made. This pie is similar to a quiche, but has a yeast dough crust instead of pie crust (you could however choose to use pie crust dough if you rather)  I should to be clear...this isn't the most health recipe, but it sure is hearty and full of flavor! It's important to take the time to caramelize the onions and really bring them to their fullest flavor. And of course adding bacon and sour cream with the hint of caraway seed won't hurt either. Pair with a nice side of lightly dressed greens to balance out the richness. 
Onions are just the topic this week!  Inspired by one of the Farm Stand regulars, Pete,who buys our smallest onions with pleasure so he may make his favorite Pickled Onions, an English tradition. I would prefer to share Pete's recipe, but this one from The Spruce will have to do.  Small whole onions work best to keep them nice and crisp, but infused with pickled goodness!  Perfect for sandwiches and  salads; or impress at your next dinner party with a lovely cheese and charcuterie board accompanied by your pickled onions!
Have I mentioned talking about food is one of my favorite parts of my job! Reach out anytime!
Don't Forget your Pick-up Times
Farm Stand-Thursday March 22nd-Sunday March 25th 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Dover Tuesday, March 27th 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Wednesday, March 28th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
       * Dover and Portsmouth Please Note! *
This is your LAST Winter CSA Pickup, Thank you so much for your continued support! Hope to see you this Summer, which starts the first week of June.
Thank You So Much!
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