My trip to the grocery store last week almost brought me to tears. An old friend caught my eye as I entered the store. The beautiful, glossy green pepper I look forward to every year was back. I knew that my weekend would revolve around roasting and enjoying these deliciously warm, smoky, and mildly hot […]
Because I’ve been asked a number of times in the past few weeks, and recently showed a friend who was having dinner with us, I thought I’d share how I cut a cantaloupe to serve to the kids. Two of the kids have a ‘skin issue’…meaning that they don’t like the skin on any fruit. […]
(Please pardon the iPhone photos. My camera battery was charging!) Lechoza. Lechosa. That’s the spanish word for papaya. Pronounced “Le-cho-za.” Short e, short 0 sounds. I’d never had a lechoza/papaya until I lived in the Dominican Republic. And there, I had the three trees growing in my front yard. I’ll tell you what…there’s nothing better […]
Perfectly tender and smoky pork chops with melt in your mouth grilled peaches and a slightly crunchy bite from the red onions…
Sometimes I like the seeds…say, for sliced cucumbers on top of a salad. Other times, I don’t like the seeds. For those times when the seeds have got to go, this is what it looks like!
If you’ve never tried a kiwi, you are missing out! They have this delicious sweet tangy zing to them, and I love tossing them into fruit salads for the extra flavor! And they do well in smoothies too…love this uber healthy Green Smoothie! If you haven’t tried one because you don’t know how to cut […]
Please. Take 3 seconds to click through and check out this photograph that L sent us! And then take another 3 seconds to learn how to shred a cabbage…
When all else fails, use this trick to declare victory over that pesky onion…
Learn the right, or rebellious, way to cut a green pepper. A video tutorial.
Looking for a recipe that uses a vegetable that’s growing in your garden? Perhaps Grow. Eat. $ave. can help!