CSA Panic

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As it was perfect, I bogarted Julia Moskin’s article title, “Raw Panic” from this week’s NYT Dining section for my blog post. In fact her subtitle, “Overwhelmed by summer’s bounty” exactly captures the weekly anxiety I feel when picking up the recyclable bag chock-full of farm-fresh veggies that is my CSA share.*

Reflecting on how I now feel about my CSA (overwhelmed…bordering on irritated) versus how I felt with my first CSA experience last summer (inspired) I scanned some old posts to understand what had changed. And laughed when I saw I’d used the term ‘overwhelmed’ in a post last summer too, 

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The I HATE Salad dinner

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We all know that salad – without too much dressing, of course – is a healthy lunch or dinner choice.

But here’s the trouble.  I don’t really like salad.  I don’t like making it. I don’t like eating it.  For me, salad is just not very appealing.  And for dinner?  Frankly, I find it a bit sad.

But it is a good Lo-Co option.  And it’s easy to get it quickly on the table.  So at 6pm when – again – I have not planned a Lo-Co dinner, I can make a salad for myself and serve my husband and son something totally different,

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