WTF Farmbox A.K.A. Beets Taste Like Dirt

February 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Dinky Manor, Noted, Sticky Acres

It was bound to happen. Today’s farm box was filled with beets and potatoes, two of the only three vegetables I think are gross. It’s really too bad that I hate beets, because they (like my third hated vegetable, eggplant) are so pretty. You’d think that something that nice looking would taste good. But no. […]


February 7, 2013 by  
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No one bothered to tell Pinky that cats are carnivores. The second I walk in the door with my CSA goodies, Pinky rushes over and starts purring over the vegetables. Today, he clutched a bunch of red chard to his chest like a long lost friend. While I’ve been impressed by the contents of every […]

Sautéed Carrot Tops With Garlic & Szechuan Peppercorns

February 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Noted, Sticky Acres

One of my joint New Year’s Resolutions that I made with Mr. Foxypants is to only eat meat two days a week. The other five days we are vegetarians. Because I can never, ever back away from a challenge, I’m also trying to source local, in-season produce. To make grocery shopping easier on both of […]

CSA: Farm Box Overkill

February 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Dinky Manor, Noted, Sticky Acres, The Jam Fairy

CSA: Farm Box Overkill is computer game like Farmville where you try to eat all the food in your house before it goes bad. It’s extra challenging if you play this with your husband who really likes buying random stuff at the grocery store, even though your pantry is so full that your washing machine […]