The Share for June 21, 22, and 23, 2011
The Vegetable Share: Bok Choi; Greens–choice of: Red Russian Kale, Mizuna, Arugula, Tat Soi; Head Lettuces; Japanese Turnips with their Greens or Celeriac; Herbs–choice of: Saltwort**, Oregano, Basil, Sage, Tarragon, Rosemary.
**Saltwort is a low-growing succulent-like herb generally found in coastal areas. It thrives in saline enviroments. Its has a slightly sharp, acidic taste not unlike beet greens. It is delicious chopped raw and sprinkled over fish. It adds a crunchy bite to salads, and can also be briefly blanched, drained and drizzled with vinaigrette. Try it. Experiment!
The Fruit Share: Strawberries.
Recipes: Bok Choi and Meatballs in Broth; Cream of Japanese Turnip and Greens Soup; Balsamic Herb Marinade; Ginger Greens with Beans and Nuts; Toasted Nut Vinaigrette; Two Chocolate Sauces/Dips for Strawberries.