Rainbow carrots are a novelty vegetable and relatively new to the farmers markets. They do taste different from the favorite orange variety. The batch of carrots in our Bountiful Basket were wonderful!
Hi, I’m Jessica H. This is my first blog post. 🙂 I had a baby two months ago, so when asked what I wanted bring to Thanksgiving dinner, feeling unable to tackle the rolls as I have for several years, I offered to do something a bit easier–Green Bean Casserole. […]
My step dad is Japanese. His mom is from Okinawa, she is the sweetest woman in the world. She stands 4’2 but her smile brightens a room! When they came into our family they also brought a whole new world of foods with them. This is one of the easier […]
Butternut squash is amazing. It is sooooo tasty and has endless uses! Here is one of the many ways I love to use it! Great and easy holiday add-on.
Bright, vibrant-looking spinach leaves are not only more appealing to the eye but more nourishing as well. Spinach has been called the world’s healthiest food. We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may be surprised to learn that he may also have been […]
Someone once asked me why I volunteer every week at Bountiful Baskets. It’s not like I’m not busy enough already. I have an extremely busy and demanding life. I have a beautiful family that cook for, clean up after, run a household for, play tag with…. I’m a mom; a […]
Asparagus has been a prized delicacy for over 2,000 years. No wonder I love it so much! Asparagus is also loaded with nutrients and antioxidants. You can roast, grill, or fry asparagus. My favorite is to combine it with whatever citrus I have available. Feel free to substitute the oranges […]
“The beet is the most intense of vegetables,” ― Tom Robbins Challenge. Find a way to make beets a new family favorite! I remember when I was a child my mother made Harvard Beets. The intense red beets would melt in my mouth with a sweet and sour bite. I […]
In planning a menu for a Games Night the idea of tapas came to mind. This reminded me of a recipe in the August 2013 Better Homes and Gardens August for Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette. Not only was it easy, it used ingredients already on hand! I also knew […]