Escabeche

After all the pickle talk, I decided to go ahead and make some escabeche, by which I mean Mexican-style pickles, not the fish dish. Escabeche can be anything from just jalapeños to a mix of vegetables, here often jalapeños, carrots, onions and cauliflower. I went for jalapeños, yellow caribe chiles, pearl onions, carrots (of course) and garlic. I modified this recipe based on other recipes I had read. I didn’t feel like messing with sterilizing jars, so I just made enough for one batch for the fridge.

Escabeche

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All CSA, All the Time

I finally managed to make a meal where all the produce came from my CSA! Ok, so maybe I cheated a little and added a couple leaves of lettuce, but only because I had already eaten most of my CSA lettuce the day before. I usually get such a mish-mash and/or such odd quantities that I have a hard time combining the ingredients and have to supplement them with veg from the store. Not this time.

Best avocado ever, great pickled carrots
Best avocado ever, great pickled carrots

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