adventures in modern, urban domesticity

An Embarrassment of Carrots

Our CSA is winding down with the final delivery last Thursday, save for the winter boxes we will get once a month starting in December.  Recent weeks have been heavy … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment

The Radish Cure

I suppose radishes are something you either love or you hate.  I hate celery, but I love radishes. I can eat them whole and raw, but admit they are better … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Cucumber Soup

What is better than a cucumber in the summertime?  They are like instant air-conditioning for your mouth whether you are snacking on them raw, adding them to tzatziki, or using … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Zucchini Confit

Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed by zucchini in the summer? In the blink of an eye, you can suddenly find yourself in possession of half a dozen.  People with gardens have … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

CSA Succotash

  This week, when we unpacked our CSA, our daughter decided to practice her script by making us a helpful list.  Our share featured corn and three kinds of peppers: … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Perfect CSA

In a perfect world, food planning begins on Thursday when we receive our CSA share.  I pick it up after work and the idea is to bring it home, lay … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Food Gathering: Beyond the Supermarket.

I’m sorry to have missed this weekend’s annual JustFood Conference, because the panel discussions and workshops all looked so fascinating.  There were sessions covering everything from understanding the Farm Bill … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Making the Most of Your CSA Share

Now that I know it will take at least two acres of land to feed my family of four, it’s obvious we will not be surviving our indoor farming endeavors. … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 2 Comments


  Domaphile has been vacationing  on the Midwestern Riviera – otherwise known as Minnesota, land of 10,000 lakes.  I hail from outside the Twin Cities and it’s always nice to … Continue reading

August 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

CSA Conference March 5th

I’m sorry to be missing the upcoming Just Food CSA Conference this weekend, but a certain 5-year old’s birthday party is taking precedence.  The keynote speaker is Jean-Paul Courtens of … Continue reading

March 3, 2011 · 1 Comment

Delicata Delish – the answer to your squash problem.

Not that you have a squash problem. Also known as the Sweet-Potato or Bohemian squash, the Delicata squash is considered a novelty squash.  This makes sense as it does blend … Continue reading

November 4, 2010 · 6 Comments

CSA Challenge: Delicata Squash

Suddenly, it was Thursday again and with it came another large basket of produce!  So what did we eat last week?  Well,  here it is: Friday we had steak with … Continue reading

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October 10, 2010 · 2 Comments


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