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The CSA has begun at long last.  This is our third summer with the wonderful Radical Root CSA and we could not be happier.  Besides getting a huge box of fresh vegetables grown in Chicago’s norther suburbs, we also got big hugs from our farmers and a chance to meet their adorable baby.  I know that our meals are better because the people growing our food care about us and we care about them.  I can trust that what I am putting on our dinner plate is safe and healthy because the people that grew it are eating it too.  As you will see for this summer, I will eat almost exclusively from our CSA and some dried foods and some food adventures I am going on (aka berry picking).

But enough of my food fairytale, you want to know what I did with all those delicious veggies.

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I can admit it.  I become a bit obsessed with cooking stew in the fall and winter.  If I made it once a week that would be fine with me and I doubt there would be complaints from my husband.  We both love coming home at the end of the day to a house smelling of stew cooking away in the crock-pot.  This particular stew recipe has the added benefit of containing one of my favorite cooking ingredients–Guinness.

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