The Dark Days Challenge starts tomorrow so I thought I would take an inventory of my freezer.
Not Local: Vegetarian sausage, Turkey burgers, hamburger buns, shrimp, chicken breasts, cranberries, kiwi, corn, cupcakes, a bottle of grappa
Local: Strawberries, blueberries, dehydrated peaches
My garden: Plum tomatoes, arugula pesto (ok the oil and nuts to make it aren't local), parsley, basil pesto, winter squash, peas, snow peas, hot peppers, rhubarb, roasted tomato puree
Not Local: Tilapia, coffee, toffee chips, girl scout cookies, hot dog rolls, unsalted butter, clam base, roasted red pepper base, tortillas, cranberries, flounder, english muffins, bagels, naan, chicken legs, puff pastry shells, chicken breasts, mozzarella.
Local: apples, sour cherries, strawberries, pork butt, pork chops, ham steak
My garden: hot peppers, plum tomatoes, roasted tomatoes, tomato puree, green beans, shredded zucchini
beets, pickled beets, zucchini pickles, bread and butter pickles, dill pickles, dilly beans, honey carrots, strawberry jam, asian pickles.
Other local ingredients I get
Eggs, milk, cider, salted butter.
My garden is still producing carrots, parsnips, mustard greens, kale, chard, arugula, lettuce.
What should my first local meal be to make?
17 hours ago