Without a Recipe: Purple Hull Peas More peas, pretty please! Cowpeas (the family that includes black-eyed peas, creamer peas, and purple hull peas) are a Southern staple. Full of fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals, these legumes offer plenty to love. Read on!
Skillet Fruit Crisp If we’re being honest, we should go ahead and admit that sometimes in the summer, we just eat pie for dinner. High on our list of favorites is this berry crisp. Baked in a skillet that goes Read on!
Without a Recipe: Berries Summer’s all about a windfall of berries: black, blue and dew. If you can keep yourself from devouring them by the handful, here are some great ways to enjoy the harvest. Stir fresh or frozen berries Read on!
Freedom Burgers This week, in honor of the upcoming Independence Day holiday, we celebrate the freedom to choose. Not just our burger toppings–although that is certainly sewn into the fabric of our culture–but also the freedom to choose what we Read on!
Tomato Tart with Chevre and Basil When perfect ingredients are at your fingertips, all you really need to do is not mess them up. Inundated with recipes and cooking advice, it’s easy to overdo things. But when ingredients are grown Read on!
Summer’s Here Eggplant Caponata Our favorite part of summer is people. Shrieking, barefooted children who fall asleep in a pile, neighbors who come by for a drink and a bite that turns into dinner, new friends at barbecues, family we Read on!
Without a Recipe: Eggplant Eggplants come in all shapes and sizes – from the delicate, lavender-and-white striped Rosa Bianca to long, slender bright purple Japanese varieties. You’ll see them in shades of green, white, and a rainbow of purples. All Read on!
Mango & Brown Rice Salad with Herbs & Fried Shallots After so much rain, it’s hard to know whether to be grateful or to rage at a capricious Mother Nature. Eventually, the rain stops, the clouds part, the sun comes Read on!
Without a Recipe: Cucumbers With their characteristic cool crunch, cucumbers are the perfect summertime treat. Our farmers grew many unusual varieties, including pickling, slicing, heirloom, and cuca-melon varieties. They’re all equally great for salads and snacking, and most make great Read on!