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CSA Cookoff: Purple Potato Gnocchi

"Erika: This was my first go, but it really did work like a charm—very tender. Since I haven't tried any other variations (yet), I can't say what made the difference, but I do know that I ended up using a lot more flour than some of…"
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"Fair enough! No need for you to give your spouse palpitations over a pressure canner—and no need for me to get greedy when you've already shared this delicious recipe! YUM. Thanks!"
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CSA Cookoff: Purple Potato Gnocchi

"i tried to make gnocchi based on a recipe by mario vitalli once and failed miserably.  it was like eating playdoh with tomato sauce. :/  i should have another go so I don't feel like a total failure.  everything else, I can make…"
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CSA Cookoff: Purple Potato Gnocchi

CSA COOKOFF: WHAT WE GOT IN OUR FARM SHARE THIS WEEK & HOW WE USED IT1. Rainbow chard: Sautéed as a pizza topping, along with garlic, bacon, and Mozz.2. Green Boston lettuce: Dressing for sandwiches.3. Purple potatoes: See this week’s recipe,…
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Homemade Gnocchi 101

The following 101, on homemade gnocchi, comes from HOMEGROWN's flock tender, Jennifer, who will happily talk your ear off about pasta toppings. Post a…See More
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Erika H replied to David P. McMillen's discussion 'What are you guys growing?' in the group Homegrown Texans
"Howdy! I'm growing herbs like:  basil, mint, cilantro, lavendar, rosemary, salvia, oregano, marjoram, thyme, coriander, dill, chives, lemongrass, catnip. Veggies: Beets, Onions, Blue curled kale, italian kale, carrots, parsnips, peppers,…"
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Kirsten Madaus posted a blog post

Dainty Radish Pizza with colorful CSA radishes

When I set the radishes on this pizza I thought it looked like Easter, so I'm sharing it today.I was trying to duplicate the awesomeness that is a radish sandwich, and added some cheeses to a tender/crunchy pizza crust and wow--my non-radish-eating…See More
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Can I?

"Can I clean out the garage gutters, Mommy?"I let him. He took a box with him to fill one of the planters, filled it, and planted the Alaska peas. So now the pot on top of the chicken house is planted. We both agreed that the two behind the garage…See More

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In this week's CSA Cookoff: How we got over our fear of pasta making and whipped up a—surprisingly easy—batch of homemade gnocchi. If we can do it, you can do it!

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