Thursday, July 10, 2014

What's in the box, 7/10/14 edition

Today I met a blog reader during some robot testing (not at the farm). Hi Hillary - thanks for reading!

Here's what was in today's box:
Scallions, fennel, two green kohlrabi, lots and lots of baby carrots, a large bunch of chard (are Swiss chard and rainbow chard two names for the same thing?), a small head of red lettuce, a large head of green lettuce, a bunch of basil still with roots, and fava beans. This box was the first time I have received fava beans, as I was traveling last year when the fava beans were in the box (my sister-in-law got it that week).

I promptly put the basil into a tall glass on the counter to keep it fresh. It smells really great.

Tonight, we grilled the fava beans and some of the scallions. A grilling post will come soon. Over the past few weeks, I've been learning that most vegetables come out excellent when grilled with olive oil, salt and pepper.


  1. Grilling seems to be the summer equivalent to our "all root veggies taste good with olive oil/salt/pepper roasted in the oven" rule.

  2. Hi Holly! Nice to meet you too! And thanks to your computer lab - my son loved driving the robot!