Ever feel intimidated by cooking instructions? Not sure what to do with vegetables you receive in your Boston Organics box? Experienced cook but not quite clear on the difference between simmering and boiling? Brushing up on just a few cooking skills and terms will help you follow any recipe, or tackle any new produce item you encounter in your Boston Organics box.
A weekly update from Boston Organics.
We are fortunate to have a vibrant community of customers who remain committed to our mission to provide access to fresh, organic produce in a sustainable way. But this winter has been difficult, not only for us, but for many small businesses in the Boston area.
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Doug Coldwell and Happy Valley Organic's organic herb production has slowed slightly, but this week we have lots of fresh-cut organic thyme from his solar powered greenhouses in Whately, MA.
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The organic Macomber rutabagas in this week's boxes are a truly local New England delicacy. Not much is known about the origin of this unique root vegetable, but legend has it that it was invented in Westport, MA.
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Soup can be chunky or smooth, hot or cold, vegetarian or carnivorous—a side dish or the main attraction. Soup is quite possibly the most versatile dish out there, but not all soups are created equal.
Don’t be fooled by the sunchoke—nothing is what it seems. With more names than the devil, sunchokes/Jerusalem artichokes/sunroots can intimidate those unfamiliar the scraggly root vegetable.