Anyone who has received butter lettuce in their Bountiful Basket knows that it can be a little unsettling to put something that claims to be “alive” and comes with a dirty root ball into your refrigerator. We also know that it’s delicious. Both times I’ve gotten it, I knew I […]
“Of all the items on the menu, soup is that which exacts the most delicate perfection and the strictest attention.”—Auguste Escoffier What to do with the leftover turkey from the holidays? What to do with the leftover veggies in the fridge? Soup! This is my go-to recipe whenever anyone is […]
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!
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 […]
This recipe was modeled after Zuppa Toscana, from Olive Garden. I wanted to lower the fat and salt content of this recipe, make it lactose free, and use more nutritious ingredients. Changing the original potatoes to white yams, gives this soup a completely different flavor than the original. I […]
Everyone loves carrots. The trick is to find new ways to get people to eat carrots with dinner, instead of just carrots sticks! I love to experiment with stir frying vegetables. Carrots sliced thinly and sauted with sesame oil are so fragrant that it is hard to wait for them […]
This week we went from a beautiful 80° day on Sunday to chilly, windy fall weather on Monday. And fall weather totally calls for soup. I’ve been hoarding the root vegetables that have been in my baskets the last couple of week and decided this was the time for a […]
Our basket site is full of awesome volunteers. I don’t think that we can say that enough! Every once in a while someone shows up with goodies. This recipe is from one of our volunteers, Katy.
When I got my basket and stew pack this week, I thought about how I could use these veggies and it hit me….make Goober Salad. This recipe is one of my family favorites. I decided to take this family favorite and change it up a bit to fit into MY […]
Once upon a time there was a crazy home baker who liked to experiment with breads. And then, while out on a walk with friends discussing potluck dishes, the idea struck to try to make rainbow bread using vegetables as the food dyes. And since this crazy baker is unable […]