It’s the middle of summer and the farmers’ market is bursting with, well, everything. Every week there is another treat that wasn’t there the last. At my market right now those treats are the fattest, juiciest blackberries ever and the start of the sweet corn. For me one of the best parts of going to […]
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“A simple soup is one of the best ways to show you care.” So now that it’s spring I’m starting to think ahead to the days when my favorite farmers’ markets will start to burst with the early treats of the field – greens, carrots, and berries will be the first temptations for me. On […]
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You know how you love, love, love spaghetti squash and then you run out of things to do with it? I mean, you roast it and then pasta night comes and goes and you’re like, “OK, great. Now what?” Truly there are other great things to do with this mild fall gem and this one […]
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It’s August. The market (or maybe your garden) is ripe with tomatoes, peppers, and zucchini. So. Many. Zucchini. If you see one more zucchini bread, you just may throw it at someone. How about trying something different with all your late summer produce that will really bring out it’s flavor?
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My favorite words at the farmers’ market are, “so next market the ____ will be in.” my least favorite words at the market: “so this week, maybe next will be the last for the _____.” I mean, we wait not-so patiently for each crop to make its way to the tables each market, buy, cook, […]
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Looking to mix up your burger routine and add in something a little leaner? Why not try ground chicken instead? With a few add-ins from your local farmers’ market you can ramp up the flavor AND the taste, plus let the red meat have its rest day. Early summer is a wonderful time to visit […]
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So the other day I saw this delicious looking recipe come into my feed. It was for a tater-tot casserole. Yep. A casserole, based on tater-tots. It was loaded with cheese and it looked amazing. But I thought to myself, Beth, you can clean that up a bit, a tweak or two here or there, […]
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Last week at the farmers’ market my favorite farmer challenged me to “do something” with red Russian kale. OK, you asked for it, you got it!
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My fit friend Lisa gave me a bunch of button and portobello mushrooms fresh from her family’s farm and I thought I’d make some comfort food.
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For some reason the more I thought about making stuffed poblano peppers, my head kept thinking about cheese. I decided to go with cottage cheese; not too crazy, good protein addition, and easy to add. Next decision? Meat.
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