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Veggie of the Week: Rutabagas

Rutabagas Rutabaga is a cross between a cabbage and a turnip. The rutabaga have a texture similar to the potato and are sweet as well as nutritious. The entire vegetable can be eaten, the root and leaf are eaten raw or cooked and the bulb is used for cooking. This vegetable can be added to […]


Fruit of the Week: Pomelos

Pomelos The Pomelos is also called the Chinese grapefruit. Pomelos are green/yellow when are ripe and are sweeter than grapefruits. The skin is bitter so it is usually used to make maramalade or cande confections dipped in chocolate. Recipes with Pomelos • Pomelo and Tangerine with Spiced Honey Yogurt • Crab and Citrus Salad with […]


Fruit of the Week: Lemons

Lemons Lemons did not start off as the fruits we use for cooking purposes today but instead it was used as an antidote for medicinal purposes. We just started using Lemons for their flavor since the 17th century. The acide from the lemon can be used to tenderize meats. Lemon can be added to liquor […]


Veggie of the Week: Parsnips

Parsnips Parsnips are a close relative to Carrots just by looking at its size, shape and color. Before Potatoes arrived Parsnips were used in soups and stews. Parsnips are perfect for the winter season since the more north they are planted the bigger and tastier they become. Recipes with Parsnips • Savory Parsnip Madeleines • […]


Kitchen Time With Our Kids

Join us for another post on Kitchen Time With Our Kids! A new meal will be added every week please stay tuned. Breakfast  Inside Out Crepe Omelets Ingredients • 1 1/2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix • 1 cup milk • 2 tablespoons whipping cream • 3 eggs Omelets • 16 eggs, beaten • 2 cups […]


Fruit of the Week: Oranges

Oranges There are many reasons to eat oranges at least once a day so why not have fun with them and eat these citrus fruit in different ways! Oranges boost the immunity, protect the eyes, helps prevent heart disease, helps with brain development, helps prevents cancer, prevents constipation, etc. Recipes with Oranges • Citrus-Strawberry Muffins […]


Veggie of the Week: Carrots

Carrots Carrots have been used for over 5,000 years so why not continue using them at home? These veggies are the easily used in many different foods such as: cakes, soups, salads, juice, bread, stew, etc. Carrots are the best to consume for winter and fall because the cold air and soil allow the carrot […]


Kitchen Time With Our Kids

Join us for another post on Kitchen Time With Our Kids! A new meal will be added every week please stay tuned. Breakfast  Scrambled Egg & Broccoli Burritos Ingredients • 1 teaspoon butter •1 teaspoon olive oil •2 cups Baby Broccoli Florets, thawed •2 tablespoons chopped sweet onion •1 small tomato, chopped •5 large eggs, […]


Fruit of the Week: Cherimoyas

Cherimoyas Do not be alarmed by the dragon scale appearance! Cherimoyas have soft and sweet flesh inside like bananas, pineapples or papaya. They ripen when they start to give slight pressure almost like a ripe avocado. You can store cherimoyas in the refrigerator and serve cold or make into juice. Recipes with Cherimoyas • Shamrock […]


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