I have to say that CSA days are one of the most exciting days of the week. It’s almost like getting a care package in college – the possibilities in the cardboard box are endless! So of course you can imagine my anticipation when I woke up on Tuesday morning.
Being that we’ve had a late start to spring/summer, nearly everything in our box this week was green. Plenty of old favorites:
– rhubarb – what?! I’ve never received this in a share before so I’m not quite sure where to start…
– two heads of green butter lettuce (one being a top-off choice)
– rainbow Swiss chard
– garlic scapes!!!!!! (I tripled my quantity as a top-off choice)
– 1 head of red butter lettuce
– bok choy
So, now begins the the challenge of figuring out what to make with it all. The lettuces will be easy; with the kale, we’ll be trying our hand at kale chips. Garlic scapes will (of course) be made into garlic scape pesto. I’m leaning towards a pasta with the spinach, and a stir fry with the bok choy.
The Swiss chard is always fun to try and work with…so I’m open to new ideas if anyone has any out there! 😉 But, what about the rhubarb?…any tips?