Of all the veggie questions I get, the most common is how to keep things fresh. This is THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE list I’ve ever seen. Love it. Thank you Washington’s Green Grocer! How to store veggies without plastic I plan on printing this up and sticking it right on my fridge for quick reference! And if your leafy greens get gross? Add them to an omelet or quiche.
Here are some more garden pictures so you can get the full scope. Some of the plants are almost as tall as me, and all of my tomato plants have baby fruit on them!
Vegetables are good for you? Check. Fresh food is good for you? Check. Fresh vegetables grown in your own yard?! CHECK!
Oh man, do I have a new respect for chefs and caterers. Sure I’ve been cooking for a while, but in this past week I’ve spent many hours making food for some corporate food demonstrations. Making food, multiple days in a row, for more than a family size portion, gets tiring! BUT, it has been fabulous. The goal of this class/demo is to show busy office types that it can be easy AND tasty (yes, tasty) to make healthy food. ...
The last week has been VERY busy, between a trip to Chicago for a wedding and preparation for multiple days of corporate food demos. Recipes and details on the food demos will follow soon. For now, here’s a sneak peak, literally. Check back soon for details and recipes.
I love my oven. I use it regularly, for everything from potatoes and broccoli to cookies. But I have NO IDEA what the difference is between roasting and baking. So I’ve done some research….and I’m passing it along to you! From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: roast: to cook by exposing to dry heat (as in an oven or before a fire) or by surrounding with hot embers, sand, or stones<roast a potato in ashes>I love my oven. I use it regularly, for everything ...
It was time for a change. I love my kale/spinach with bananas and strawberries, but I was craving some SERIOUS vegetables.