CSA: May 15 and 17, 2017

In this week’s box:

2 quarts strawberries
1 pound rhubarb
2 dozen free-range eggs
2 4-pound bags sweet potatoes
2 2-pound bags asparagus
4 pounds pick-your-own strawberries at Braehead Farm, to be picked between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. between Monday, May 15, and Thursday, May 18

Total retail value of this week’s box: $69
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $208

Cooking ideas:

Night 1: If you’ve never cooked rhubarb before, know that it is very tart, making it a wonderful match for strawberries. This recipe for strawberry-rhubarb pie also includes a nice explanation of how to use rhubarb. If you’re not in the mood to make pie crust (I promise, it’s not that hard), opt for this strawberry-rhubarb crisp.
Night 2: Sweet potato coconut curry soup
Night 3: Asparagus frittata
Night 4: This asparagus-strawberry salad would pair nicely with any grilled meat.
Night 5: Sweet potato latkes (I might pick up a few links of sausage at Braehead Farm this week to serve alongside these.)
Night 6: Blanched asparagus (store it in the fridge for 1-2 days) draped over egg-salad tartines
Night 7: Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas

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