Hello, everyone! I thought we were getting morels this week in our share. But they didn’t arrive on the truck. I know!! Major. Bummer. We’ll try again next week. Despite not having morels to include in tonight’s dinner, it still turned out fantastic! All you need is some stale bread (it doesn’t really have to […]

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Savory bread pudding–how to use your share from Week 2 — My Urban Farmgal Life

CSA, Food, Recipes

An easy way to use your CSA share from Week 1

CSA, Food, Recipes

CSA season is here at last! For some of you, it has been a long 6 months since our last CSA pickup, which was right before Thanksgiving. Well, rest assured, you have 20 more weeks (and potentially 4-5 weeks of a fall share) to keep you eating delicious, healthy, locally grown organic produce. Ahhhh, that […]

via Week 1: use 6/7 of your CSA share to make a delicious salad! — My Urban Farmgal Life

When life gives you lemons…

Food, Recipes

I’m back! I was traveling for work recently and once I got home I got hit with a whirlwind of writing reports, playing birthday dinner hostess, preparing for upcoming field work this summer, and my favorite: doing quality control on data entry into our master database at work (kidding). And I think spring has FINALLY […]

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Chocolate & red wine cupcakes — My Urban Farmgal Life

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I embarked on a cupcake experiment today. Chocolate and red wine are one of my favorite pairings, and I thought, “Why not fuse the two together into a cupcake?” Yesh, why not? Behold! It is done. And I made a video detailing my adventure in the kitchen today. You can check it out below. And […]

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The best birthday cake ever: hazelnut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting — My Urban Farmgal Life

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I have the same birthday cake every year: carrot cake. I cannot even remember a time that I did not have carrot cake, though I remember (vaguely) of a Strawberry Shortcake birthday cake like this one from my early childhood: I actually had the original cake form up until I last moved 7 years ago, […]

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Looking for a way to use up your winter squash? Look no further than these brownies.

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Happy Solstice, everyone! This is my favorite day of the year. Why? Because beginning tomorrow, the days start to get longer! We have finally reached the shortest, darkest day of the year. And on this longest night, it is going to be bitter cold outside so I am sitting by the wood stove while I […]

via Winter Squash Brownies. Say what? You heard right. — My Urban Farmgal Life

Thanksgiving turkey: how to dry brine (and one tasty rub, too)

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I love love love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday. And I am hosting this year, both friends and family, so we’re expecting a nice crowd of about 8. But who knows? If I see anyone in the neighborhood up for adoption Thursday, I might drag them along for our Thanksgiving ride, too (we play […]

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