It’s the Berries!

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It's the Berries!

These came in this week’s box. Strawberries, wonderfully fresh and, hey, because strawberries are something I like to eat without thinking (or, frankly, taking time to scrub and wash and inspect), local and grown on a farm that I know. That makes a difference with me sometimes (not always and not for all foods – a different topic for another time) but for now, strawberries. Eating them whole. If there are survivors, I’ll decide what to do with them later …

Rad Idea!

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Rad Idea!

So I LOVE radishes raw with a sprinkle of salt. They’re like candy for me!! But the larger the radish, unforch, the more peppery they can be. So I found a recipe for oven-roasted radishes, just scrub and trim radishes, slice them lengthwise, then toss in olive oil, a splash of lemon juice, coarse salt and pepper. I roasted these with the beets, 400 degree oven for about half an hour but I checked them often. They’re amazing, no peppery taste at all, more like a roasted turnip?

Can’t Beet That!

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Can't Beet That!

Here are my first roasted beets and they turned out great – although they took WAYYY longer than the recipe said they would! Scrubbed ’em good, wrapped ’em in foil (no oil) and roasted them at 400 degrees for about an hour and 20 minutes. Fork tender!