If all goes according to plan, I am spending today baking Christmas cookies with my…
I’m totally stealing the title for this blog post from Nora. I hope she won’t mind because it works, you know? So here’s a photo of my family’s Monday night dinner:
That, dear readers, is an entirely local meal. There’s striped bass courtesy of my brother-in-law, Randy, along with potatoes, squash and zucchini from our CSA. I cooked all of it on the grill and it was fabulous! I followed Randy’s advice and grilled the fish with some balsamic vinaigrette. The potatoes were the same as last week – tossed with a bit of olive oil and dill and then cooked in a foil packet – and the squash was steamed on the side burner.
While the best part of the meal was how great everything tasted, it really pleased me to serve a local meal to my family. Certainly we eat a lot of local things (remember the blueberry muffins and blueberry pie?) and local vegetables are a staple right now but it’s rare for us to have local protein other than eggs so this meal was truly a special treat.
That’s what we’re eating that’s local. How about you?