Palambino Member Diary for Week of Oct 7th

pic by alyssa palambinoThis is our fourth year with the Southside CSA; each week we pick up vegetables, eggs, a chicken, orchard fruit and berries, plus an armload of maple syrup when we can get it. It’s an ideal system for us – I don’t have to plan ahead or visit Whole Foods, and we’re getting a truly superior product. We used the delivery service from the Cargo Bike Collective for the first time this week, and it really tipped the experience into luxurious territory. If there were CSA Olympics, I think we’d have a gold medal winner on our hands with the Southside CSA.

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Because eating in a restaurant with two small kids can be nightmarish, we prepare a simple-but-delicious dinner every night at home (pizza night is the exception, of course). These are some of the dishes we’ve made in the last week with our CSA haul: Continue reading

How to Pot au Feu by Mathieu Palombino. Sept 28, 2010

Pot au Feu demo by Mathieu & Alyssa Palombino

One fine September evening, Brooklyn Kitchen Labs opened their doors to our members, Alyssa & Mathieu Palambino, so that they could teach us Southsiders how to make the French classic, Pot au Feu. It was a spectacular night full of fun French cooking facts, delicious wine, and great people. Big props to Alyssa for organizing this great community event!

Mathieu & Alyssa get cooking @ Brooklyn Kitchen Labs

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Community Event: Demo w/ Chef Mathieu Palombino

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Members Alyssa & Mathieu will be hosting a seasonal cooking demo on Tues Sept 28th. Continue reading