Summer wouldn’t be summer without tea in the garden. Think cucumber sandwiches, home-baked biscuits, a Victoria sponge oozing strawberry jam and, of course, feather-light scones. As a change from the usual lemon curd, try this grapefruit version.
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Not sure where you are, but it is HOT, HOT, HOT here in New Jersey! So much for the global warming nay sayers! We are all about low-stress living this week, which means easy, but delicious cooking. Here are a few of my favorite summer go-to recipes that are all in rotation this week.
Travel, hiking, swimming, boating: summer lends itself to constant motion. Try these versatile snack bars for a delicious, nutritious on-the-go energy boost!
Memorial Day weekend means picnics! This salad features spinach, roasted garlic, walnuts, pine nuts, and fresh herbs, and adds healthy deliciousness to picnics and potlucks — or just to your summertime lunch box.
I just got back from a visit to Atlanta, Georgia where I got to a visit to some outrageous farmer’s markets. All of that fresh, local fruit inspired this recipe for a peach salsa that will go great with just about anything.
As summer quickly approaches and backyard barbeques are in full swing, it’s time to think beyond hot apple pies and find more suitable “cooling” desserts to satisfy your palette.
There are a lot of easy desserts that you can incorporate into a hot summer menu which won’t cause you to break a sweat. Here are a few ideas to help you get started in creating a flavorful summer dessert for friends and family.
Ah, bite-sized tomatoes, fresh off the vine and warmed by the July sun. What’s not to love? Here’s my favorite recipe for cherry and grape tomatoes: Tomato Salad with Soy Sauce. It’s fast, easy, and tastes like summer.
Eggplant has got to be one of my all time favorite foods. So I was pretty excited when we started harvesting Japanese eggplant at the farm a few weeks ago. Do you need some eggplant recipes, now that this veggie is in season? We’ve got you covered!
I don’t know about you guys, but since learning that canned tomatoes contain BPA, I haven’t been buying them. It’s sort of put a crimp in my cooking, since tossing in a can of tomatoes was such a nice way to add flavor and nutrition to soups, stews, and sauces. Luckily, the folks at Pomi […]
Summer’s here, which means that the farm is kicking into full gear. Although I relished spring’s shoots, salad greens, and sugar snap peas, the arrival of summer produce brings a different kind of thrill. What are you most looking forward to seeing at your farmers market, in your weekly CSA box, or ripening in your […]
I was thinking, last hot July Saturday, as we were stuck like sardines in the farmers market, that maybe this whole local food thing is catching on. Maybe, I thought, I don’t need to promote it so much. Well, maybe. The demand has to grow if the supply is going to. Next season, the farmers […]