October2 or 5 CSA

2nd to last share of the regular season contains:

1 pound broccoli, 3/4 pound kale, 1 pound Romano beans, 2 kohlrabi, 1 bunch carrots, 1 bunch hakurei turnips, 1 bunch radishes, 2 butternut squash, 2 pounds potatoes, 2 bulbs garlic.

We have had a little rain here to help these fall crops along.  Hopefully the predicted cooler temperatures arrive end of the week and we can breathe a sigh of relief.  Next week you will get sweet potatoes!

Kohlrabi, Turnip n’ Carrot Slaw

2 kohlrabi, peeled and grated

several carrots, sliced thinly on the diagonal

several white turnips, either grated or thinly sliced

the greens of the turnips, washed and sliced into thin ribbons

1 small red onion, thinly sliced

1 clove garlic, minced

Dressing: 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 cups red wine vinegar, 1 &1/2 teaspoons of chili powder or berbere or cumin, 1/2 tsp salt, black pepper.

  1. Toss the vegetables together in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a separate bowl.  Taste and adjust salt, pepper and spices to your liking.
  3. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

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