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Box Contents – Week 25, 2017

Week 25: October 10 – October 12, 2017

Tuesday Classic Harvest Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Broccoli
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Kale
Kohlrabi
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 

Tuesday Jersey Fresh Necessities Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Broccoli
Kale
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Pepper
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 
Please note that from time to time you may receive different items in your box than what is on the list. This is due to the natural growing process and at times we may experience shortages of specific produce, and may have substituted the items for other produce.

Wednesday Classic Harvest Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Broccoli
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Kale
Kohlrabi
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 

Wednesday Jersey Fresh Necessities Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Broccoli
Kale
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Pepper
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 
Please note that from time to time you may receive different items in your box than what is on the list. This is due to the natural growing process and at times we may experience shortages of specific produce, and may have substituted the items for other produce.

Thursday Classic Harvest Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Broccoli
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Cabbage
Kale
Kohlrabi
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Arugula
Kale
Kohlrabi
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 

Thursday Jersey Fresh Necessities Boxes

Ultimate Box Family Box Essential Box
Apples
Apple Cider
Broccoli
Kale
Lettuce
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
Apples
Apple Cider
Kale
Pepper
Potatoes
Spinach
Acorn Squash
Lima Beans
 
Please note that from time to time you may receive different items in your box than what is on the list. This is due to the natural growing process and at times we may experience shortages of specific produce, and may have substituted the items for other produce.

Helpful information about herbs you received can be found here: Your 2017 CSA Herb Garden

Helpful information on share contents can be found in the Produce Information Booklet

Culinary Expert Jenn“Food For Thought” by Jennifer Borealo

This week it is all about fall except for the weather. As I am writing we are expecting a day that is going to be 80 degrees. We have the fall apples, potatoes, and leafy greens.. This week we have the first of the fall squash. So let’s review the easiest method of cooking. Cut in half using a chef’s sharp knife, if this is too difficult, pierce the skin with a fork in a few places and put the squash in the microwave for a minute or two. Allow the squash to sit to cool a little. Cut from the stem end to the point. Scoop out the seeds (save seeds to roast) and then place the squash cut side down on a baking sheet. Some say to spray or butter, some say put a little water in for moisture. I usually just line the sheet with parchment. Bake at 400 degrees and for almost an hour. Squash should be fork tender. Turn over the squash and it is either ready to serve or you can sweeten with a little butter and brown sugar or make this the base of a main dish and add sausage and rice or one of any other endless choices.

Apples continue to be in the shares. You will find that you will have two of our favorites, Jonagold and Empire. The Empire apple is a hybrid of the red delicious and MacIntosh and they are delicious! Continue to serve these apples as often as possible, raw and out of hand. They can keep the Dr. away in so many ways. It isn’t just a saying, apples can be beneficial to heart health, and they can keep some cancers away, every day they keep our bodies regular and as a great truly natural “go to” snack they may even help to control weight.

There will be some tender greens this week. Arugula will be in the shares. Here is your chance to prepare your own mixed greens either cooked or in salads. They are members of the mustard family .Arugula is a little spicy, a little like pepper. Of course they have powerful health benefits to include a cleansing and detoxifying effects.

Recipes

  • Arugula Simple Ideas
    Risotto. Another Italian inspired use for mizuna! Stir chopped and cleaned mizuna into a batch of risotto at the end of cooking. It will wilt perfectly. Try pairing with mushrooms for an earthy dish. Stir-fry. Asian greens are of course...
  • Sauteed Kale with Apples
    From your share: 2 Empire apples, cored and cut itno bite-size pieces 2 teaspoons apple cider 4 cups of chopped kale leaves From your kitchen: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 white onion, 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon sea...
  • Bloomin Baked Apples Recipe
    From your shares: 2 Honeycrisp apples (or other crisp apples) The Jonagold apples will work well here From your kitchen: 2 tbsp. butter 3 tbsp. brown sugar, packed 1 tbsp. flour 1 tsp cinnamon 4 caramels, unwrapped ~~~Optional toppings~~~ Vanilla...
  • Acorn Squash Fondue
    From your share: 1 Medium Acorn Squash 3/4 cup Apple Cider From your kitchen: 6 ounces Cream Cheese 1/2 cup Heavy Cream 8 ounces Sharp Cheddar 1/2 teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter 1/2 teaspoon Thyme to taste...
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