Back in the Kitchen with a Purple Plum Torte

Ok, world. It has been a busy time since I last posted…in April. Oops. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, started a new job, and also got married in May. Then we went right into the busy season at work. However, I’ve been determined to start using some of the new awesome kitchen gear…

CSA Spring Fever – Week Two

This week in my CSA box – what do you do with radishes? No, seriously. What do you do with them? I went to my pickup point yesterday and I’m happy I got some other nonperishable items, because the past week has been hectic and I only expect it to continue to be until after…

Leek, Asparagus, and Ramp Quiche

First up in Mary attempts to cook stuff – ramps! I found out we were getting these when Penn’s Corner posted last week, and I bookmarked a ton of links about them. I was more than a little excited that my first box was going to contain something I’d never tried before. I have a…

April 13, 2016 – My First CSA Share!

I will freely admit it – I’m kind of a dork. And I’ve been very excited to start our CSA subscription, so I showed up at our pickup location today at 11:35 am on the dot. Our host was very nice – she asked me if I’d ever belonged to one before and when I…