There's no better barometer of the changing seasons than the contents of the last CSA box. This one was full of sweet potatoes, onions and three kinds of winter squash.
For a week now the geese have been flying south across the fields in a V-formation, honking loudly. The leaves on the fig tree are turning rusty. The tadpoles in the water pots have left for parts unknown.
Like it or not, summer's on its way out.
There's no better barometer of the changing seasons than the last CSA box. Actually our last box was a brown paper bag, containing sweet potatoes, red onions, red Kuri squash, acorn squash, butternut squash, and the very last carton of Sungold tomatoes, ripe and sweet, still tasting of the late summer sun.
Luckily winter squash is the perfect palette on which to unleash the contents of your spice cabinet. Here are some recipes to look forward to: