This week our Spring CSA members are receiving their first round of fresh herbs: chives, cilantro, and oregano. Yay! Cooking with fresh herbs adds an enticing layer of flavor to everything from guacamole (cilantro), an omelette (chives), and chili (oregano). But to cook with fresh herbs, you have to keep them fresh until you’re ready…

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One of my favorite crops to harvest is potatoes.  I love pushing my hands through the soil, searching by feel for the little spuds, and grabbing just enough for a batch of oven-baked fries or sausage, potato, and greens soup or red onion-potato-feta frittata.  Sounds kind of romantic, pastoral, right?  And it is.  Until you…

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