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In Season: Eggplant

by in In Season, August 25, 2009

There aren’t many vegetables I don’t love, and it would be tough to come up with my top 10 favorites. If I had to, though, eggplants would definitely make the list. Friends often ask, “Are there other ways to prepare them than fried eggplant Parmesan?” Yes, of course!

Market Watch: Peppers (& A Cheesy Flatbread)

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, August 20, 2009

Did you know that one bell pepper has more vitamin C than an orange? I picked up 5 farm fresh varieties of peppers this week and the season is just getting started!

Market Watch: Summer Squash

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 5, 2009

I love summer squash sautéed or roasted – but what about raw? Check out these two squash recipes full of summer flavor and there’s no cooking required!

Experimenting With Tomatillos

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 30, 2009

Aside from their outer husks, tomatillos look like small tomatoes. Even their names sound the same! Turns out they’re very distant relatives. Find out more about these fabulous fruits — and why I’m their biggest fan.

Market Watch: Seasonal Tomatoes

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, Tomatoes, July 29, 2009

Because we’re celebrating tomatoes this week, I went to my farmers’ market and bought every kind of tomato I could find. Here’s how I made out.

Cooking with Canned Tomatoes

by in Healthy Tips, Tomatoes, July 29, 2009

Crushed, diced, whole, stewed, tomato paste and sauce — there are so many canned tomato variations lining the market shelves. Here are some tips for which to use and a few reminders on why you should always check the labels.

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