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Hey, There's Okra in Our CSA!

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Sure, this okra is cute—but will it be slimy? 

Today, we got some magical creatures in our CSA share from Local Roots: kale with a great head of hair; tomatoes the color of sunshine; blushing peaches; and some okra that closely resembles sea creatures. Here's a close-up, captured by Amanda Sims, for reference:

But what do we do with this fuzzy, curly okra? And how can we avoid the slime?

Share your okra tips with us in the comments below! And bonus points if you come up with a way we can use up all of our produce in one fell swoop!

Tags: Vegetable, Summer, Food52 Life, Farmers Markets