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My CSA has left me with a fridge filled with lettuce. I am right now sitting on 2 heads of red leaf, one green leaf, about a pound of cut mix. I also have Tuscan kale, escarole, and a head of caraflex cabbage. I'm drowning in greens!

 

What can I do with these leafy lettuces other than salad with every meal?

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Cut the heads of leaf lettuce in half lengthwise, tie them with kitchen string, dredge in salt-pepper-olive oil and grill on grill pan, barbeque or, heck, cast iron frying pan. To start a meal, serve with something like this egg/caper dressing: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/boiled_asparagus_with_sieved_eggs_and_caper_vinaigrette/

or a simple drizzle of balsamic to accompany grilled meat.

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Cut the heads of leaf lettuce in half lengthwise, tie them with kitchen string, dredge in salt-pepper-olive oil and grill on grill pan, barbeque or, heck, cast iron frying pan. To start a meal, serve with something like this egg/caper dressing: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/boiled_asparagus_with_sieved_eggs_and_caper_vinaigrette/

or a simple drizzle of balsamic to accompany grilled meat.

Possibly serve with grilled mackerel?

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Cut the heads of leaf lettuce in half lengthwise, tie them with kitchen string, dredge in salt-pepper-olive oil and grill on grill pan, barbeque or, heck, cast iron frying pan. To start a meal, serve with something like this egg/caper dressing: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/boiled_asparagus_with_sieved_eggs_and_caper_vinaigrette/

or a simple drizzle of balsamic to accompany grilled meat.

Possibly serve with grilled mackerel?

 

Why not? When's dinner?

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Lettuce wraps, lettuce soup, pasta with lettuce

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make a nice decoration for the steak you serve

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I'm in the same CSA boat and I do as Daniel suggested: lettuce soup. Really delicate, lovely soup that's also good cold with a dollop of yogurt.

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Also, juice whatever is left inthe csa

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My CSA has left me with a fridge filled with lettuce. I am right now sitting on 2 heads of red leaf, one green leaf, about a pound of cut mix. I also have Tuscan kale, escarole, and a head of caraflex cabbage. I'm drowning in greens!

 

What can I do with these leafy lettuces other than salad with every meal?

 

I hear you. I'm getting sick of salads :)

 

Finally bought myself a grill :wub: today and the first thing I grilled was a bunch of Tuscan Kale, brushed with olive oil, S&P. It's fantastic.

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Throw on some bunny ears and get roleplaying?

Uhhh. Dude. What happens behind closed doors stays behind closed doors. ;-)

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My CSA has left me with a fridge filled with lettuce. I am right now sitting on 2 heads of red leaf, one green leaf, about a pound of cut mix. I also have Tuscan kale, escarole, and a head of caraflex cabbage. I'm drowning in greens!

 

What can I do with these leafy lettuces other than salad with every meal?

 

I hear you. I'm getting sick of salads :)

 

Finally bought myself a grill :wub: today and the first thing I grilled was a bunch of Tuscan Kale, brushed with olive oil, S&P. It's fantastic.

 

 

The George Foreman table top grill and similar versions handle this task with ease. They show up in thrift shops for $5 and under.

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My main complaint about CSAs is the abundance of certain foodstuffs (at times) and the paucity of certain foodstuffs (at other times).

 

But I do like the philosophy/idea of them. It's just that I guess I'd rather shop.

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I feel the same way, I really like to shop. I do supplement my weekly box though.

 

The reason I really like my CSA is because I am such a creature of habit, I will always make the same things. My CSA has forced me to be creative with the abundance and also seek out different recipes for items that I don't usually get. For example a recent discovery for me was a revelation: roasted radishes. (I'm sure I'm late to that party!)

 

Anyone have a good kohlrabi recipe?

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