Saturday, October 30, 2010

Bountiful Basket October 30th

I LOVE getting new baskets every two weeks!

This basket included:
1 head of leafy lettuce
1 yellow crookneck squash
2 cucumbers
9 yams
4 tomatoes
a bag of green beans
6 pears
6 granny smith apples
a bag of grapes
7 bananas
1 pineapple

I'm so excited to use this basket! I did have an almost tragic moment today. When they set the baskets out, they have one basket with your vegetables and another with your fruits. They take care to make sure the heavier stuff is on the bottom so the foods don't get squished. That also means that I have to pack my basket carefully so the heavy stuff gets on the bottom of my basket. I had set my blackberries in my basket, but then realized I would smash them, so I moved them to the table. Then when I reached into the basket to get the last few items out, I knocked the blackberries off the table. The container spilled open and about half of the berries fell out. (I stepped on one.) So I picked them up and told Josh to make sure he washes them first if he eats them. 

Bountiful Baskets also has add-ons you can get. Its usually bread and some cases of fruit. This time Jessica decided to get an order of tortillas shells and then I bought half of them from her. They are HUGE and they look so good. We each got 1 dozen corn tortillas, 1 dozen small flour tortillas and a dozen and a half large flour tortillas. 
 When we left today there was a little boy with a wagon. Andrew went with us so he was carrying Jessica's basket. The little boy offered to give my basket a ride to the truck. :) 

1 comment:

bookladydavina said...

time to make (and bottle??) some apple/pear sauce it sounds like! it all sounds so yummy. I've got to see if there is anything similar to this up here in Alaska.