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Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

This variety of winter squash is large, oval and yellow, and looks similar to a melon.  It is unique among squash because when cooked, its yellowish flesh separates into long strands that resemble pasta.  Spaghetti squash provides vitamins A and C and some of the B vitamins.  It is also an excellent source of fiber. To prepare, […]

Tomatillo-Tomato Salad

Tomatillos in Basket

Found on the Kraft website, this fresh and colorful salad is easily and quickly assembled. A chopped cucumber can also be added for additional flavor. Prep: 20 minutes Servings: 8 Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh Cilantro, divided 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 2 Garlic cloves 10 Cherry tomatoes, halved 4 Tomatillos, husks removed, each cut into […]

Muskmelon Salsa

Muskmelon Salsa

This is one of those versatile recipes that can be varied according to what you have on hand. Try using the Hungarian sweet peppers in this week’s share for added flavor and color. This salsa is excellent served as is, with tortilla chips. Or try serving it with grilled chicken or as a topping on fish tacos. Delicious! This […]

Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew (Lecso)

Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew

Found on the website The Spruce Eats, this recipe was submitted by Executive chef and food writer Barbara Rolek. She tells us that Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew is a vegetable stew that combines three favorite Hungarian ingredients: peppers, tomatoes and paprika. Lecso (LEH-choh) can be served as a vegetable side dish, appetizer or main dish. (Note […]



Important in Mexican cooking, the tomatillo, or husk tomato, has been under-utilized and not as well-known in this country.  It is the main ingredient in salsa verde, or green sauce.  When tomatillos are blended with the perfect combination of garlic, onion, hot chile peppers, lime juice, and fresh cilantro, all that is needed is a huge bag […]



Ripe muskmelon is nearly round in size and the rind is rough textured and tan to greenish-tan in color.  The outer skin of a muskmelon looks like a network of intertwining veins.  The flesh is sweet , fragrant, and deep orange in color.  Muskmelon is low in calories and an excellent source of vitamin A.  It is rich in antioxidant flavonoids such […]

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