Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Round 2 - Beachwood Canyon

Here's what Farmer John had for us at the Beachwood Canyon CSA pick-up this week:

Beets - golden and red
Baby spinach
Oak leaf lettuce mix
Fresh garlic
Chrysanthemum leaves (see March 23 blog for recipe from Shelley)
Chamomile for tea
Russian Kale
Butter lettuce head
Avocados - yay!

Our first fruit! Avocados! Thank you Farmer John!

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  1. White Chocolate Chamomile & Banana Bread Pudding
    12 servings

    3 cups milk

    1/3 cup fresh chamomile flowers*

    4 large eggs

    1 cup sugar

    1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

    4 cups cubed French bread

    2 bananas, sliced

    1 cup white chocolate chips

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

    Boil milk and add chamomile flowers. Reduce heat to low, and reduce milk to 2 cups. Discard chamomile flowers.
    Mist a 9”x5” loaf pan with cooking spray.
    In a large mixing bowl, mix eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
    Stir in bread, bananas and white chocolate chips, and let rest 10 minutes for bread to soak.
    Pour into loaf pan.
    Place loaf pan inside deep roasting pan.
    Fill roasting pan with water to reach halfway up the sides of the loaf pan.
    Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.