MCFC Fresh Fridays: August 22nd 2014 Delivery #6

What's in the box?
What’s in the box?

Vegetables:

Korean Sweet Melon

(looks like a spaghetti squash!  A fruit made it into our veggie share this week!)
(Korean Sweet Melon in center- looks like a spaghetti squash! A fruit made it into our veggie share this week!)

Boston Bibb Lettuce

Romaine Lettuce

Broccoli Rabe

Celery

Corn

Red Beets with Greens

Cucumbers

Zucchini

Eggplant

Variety of Tomatoes (including heirloom green varieties, cocktail tomatoes and more!)

Yellow and/or Red Peppers

Hot Peppers- Jalapeno and Serrano

Larger Jalapeno on left, smaller Serrano chili on right
Larger Jalapeno on left, smaller Serrano chili on right

Yellow Onions

Chinese Bitter Melon or “Karela”

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Core member Bonu shared her experience with cooking Karela. Seed and then slice the bitter melon and cover with salt to extract the bitter juices. Squeeze the bitter juices from the melon slices, rinse with water and squeeze again. Pat dry and fry until browned.

Organic and ecologically grown in NY State.  Enjoy!

What's in the bag?
What’s in the bag?

Fruit:

Sugar Baby Watermelon (pictured left)

Golden Midget Melon

Please remember to return your clean boxes and bags.  Thank you!

Amounts may vary from box to box.  Not every item may be in your box. The farmers cannot always guarantee delivery of all items.

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