In the winter, it seems it's much harder to get a good deal or selection of organic produce. The last couple of weeks have been good, but not as great as what we can get in the summer.
Well, today was a really good basket, and I am so excited about it! :)
three bunches of spinach
two bunches of kale
5lb bag of potatoes
4 lb bag of oranges
2 red bell peppers
2 celery roots
1 lb of green beans
4 lbs of pears
3 lbs of tomatoes
All this was 100% organic, and cost $21!!
For breakfast, I made omelets with eggs from our chickens, fresh orange juice, toasted sourdough bread with fresh-churned butter, and braised kale and tomatoes. Mmmmh, it was so good.
I am super excited about having found the celery root! It's almost impossible to buy here, whereas in Germany this is an everyday staple like carrots are in the US. I will use one to make chicken soup with the fresh, organic, locally raised chicken I got yesterday from a CSA in Casa Grande I just discovered (more in a separate post on that). The other celery root will wind up in a pot of goulash soup cooked in a kettle over an open fire. It is a key ingredient in that dish, and yet I can almost never include it because it is so hard to find. Yay for me!!!
Have a great rest of the weekend! ~