Slow-Cooker Caramalized Onions.

Holy crap, we have a lot of onions. Our wonderful CSA “Tomato Mountain Farm”: recently had several weeks of us getting several onions in the batch. While onions last awhile, I’m told that spring onions really don’t last as long. And I couldn’t use them up fast enough.

Enter my friends Mark & Susan. See, Mark & Susan also purchased a share of Tomato Mountain Farm’s CSA. So they’re in eggplants & onions up to their ears too.

Mark is, rumor has it, an awesome cook for himself & his lovely Susan. I’m always envious as Susan often talks about what good things Mark has made recently. And recently she mentioned goat-cheese eggplant rolls (I haven’t had a chance to try these) and slow-cooker caramelized onions.… Continue reading →

14 August 2011 Market Report

The weather report said yesterday was going to be a nice “partly cloudy” day in the mid-70s. There was a 10% chance of rain1.

The skies out our window, admittedly at about 5:30am when neither of us is at our best, were lovely. So, we got ready, but on shorts & t-shirts, hauled out our water bottles & food to be composted & we walked to the bus stop.

As we walked, the dark, dark clouds rolled in. The skies stopped being lovely. Drizzle started happening. We were not terribly thrilled with this turn of events.

We were pretty thrilled, though, that we caught our bus. That early on a Sunday morning, the buses only run about every 20 – 30 minutes, which means that we’re more often better off walking than waiting for a bus.… Continue reading →