Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

For a long time, I didn’t think that I liked oatmeal at all. I found it to be far too mushy and I didn’t like the flavors that you can buy from the store. And then I discovered steel cut oats. Steel cut oats are hulled oats that are cut into a few pieces where rolled oats are crushed instead of cut. The steel cut oat ends up much more chewy, like other whole grains such as farro.

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Winter CSA share – February pickup

February makes that last pickup of my Still Life Farm winter CSA. Somehow, we’re still getting fresh greens! And homemade jam – yessss! This pickup weighed a whopping 27 pounds which brings us to over 110 pounds of fruits and vegetables over the course of this season.

CSA pickup February 2017

We’ve got potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, beets, radishes (three kinds!), carrots, kohlrabi, red cabbage, butternut squash, winter sweet squash, purple kalettes, bok choy, apple, popcorn, dried hot peppers, and raspberry jam (not pictured).

I’ve already got some ideas about where all this will end up (well, mainly in my belly), so follow along with me to enjoy these veggies in style.

A note going forward: As I mentioned, this share marks the last pick-up of winter. With my summer share not starting up until June, that leaves a whole four months without a CSA. I’m going to use these next months to cook some more from the farmer’s market (there’s still plenty of good produce there, so check it out) and to hopefully work on some recipes for summer, so keep checking back. There should still be new content going on over here.