Archive for June, 2012

June 7, 2012

Cabbage Challenge

I love my CSA/produce delivery. Once a week I get to look at a box full of incredible goodies, and it’s like an episode of Chopped: here’s a box with lots of items, now plan a week’s worth of meals around it. Go!

Some weeks are easy: strawberries, blueberries, green beans, sweet potatoes, tomatoes. No problems there. Now, about that cabbage that’s the size of a baby…what do I do with that much cabbage? Even the small, pointy cabbage presents a challenge. It’s just not a veggie I cook with often.

So, after the corned beef and cabbage, now what?

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June 6, 2012

Chicken Salad with Bok Choy

My snapshot of the meager leftovers the next day. It makes good leftovers, too!

I love chicken salad. Well, specifically, chicken salad that anyone else makes. I can’t seem to get it right! Until now. In my quest for finding new recipes for bok choy, I found this recipe for Chicken Salad Sandwich with Bok Choy. I had to improvise a bit because one of the four of us is not a fan of walnuts (the rest of us are!), as well as having a lot of leftover roasted chicken instead of a set number of chicken breasts. So here’s what I came up with as the proportions:

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