Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Anniversary, CSA Update

Quick CSA Update, week 11/22 - halfway over already!
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 huge yellow squash
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 banana peppers
  • 1 cucumber (pickling)
  • 1 sprig basil
  • 2 ridiculously huge zucchini
  • 1 large bulb of garlic
  • 1 smallish light purple eggplant (they had white, but those were even smaller)

The recipe they gave us for this week is for a tomato, basil, & mozzarella salad. It sounds pheomenal - can't wait to try it out, especially with fresh mozzarella.

We're clearly being overwhelmed by zucchini and squash here - they're so large that most things I cook with them only use one at a time and we get 3-4 each week! Gotta come up with more things to do with them.

So today is our EIGHT YEAR Anniversary. Completely crazy. Eight years ago today around this time I was posing for pictures getting ready for things to start - they were just about underway at this point.

Amy & I are of course continuing the Anniversary Steakhouse Tour. So far, we've been to, in order:
  1. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
  2. Mitchell's Steakhouse (Crosswoods)
  3. Smith & Wollenski
  4. Morton's
  5. Walker Station
  6. The Top
  7. The Claremont
This year we're going to the brand new Eddie Merlot's on Polaris. It just opened a couple months ago, but saved us from having to dip into the well of places we've already been (together but NOT on the Steakhouse tour), like J. Gilbert's, J. Alexanders, or even Hyde Park. After that, we'll be looking to travel to find a new place that meets the requirements.

After dinner, hopefully we'll be able to see The Dark Knight... depending on how late it is I suppose. Chris says we're 2 of 12 people in the US not to have seen it yet...