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Fennel Gratin

Homemade Cheesy Fennel Gratin with Parmesan and Parsley

This is an excellent side dish to accompany chicken or fish. Elise Bauer is credited with this recipe, found on the”Simply Recipes” website. Prep time: 15 minutes Bake time: 45 minutes Servings: Serve 6-8 as a side dish Ingredients: 2 pounds Fennel bulbs (3 lbs with fronds), about 3-4 bulbs Salt 3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin […]

Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Yellow Wax Beans

Nicole Pellegrini shares this delicious stir fry recipe and others on her blog, “South Jersey Foodie.” If you can’t find the Japanese buckwheat noodles (soba) she offers some excellent substitutions (whole wheat spaghetti or brown rice). Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 20 min Servings: 2 Ingredients: 8 ounces Japanese buckwheat noodles (soba)* 2 Tablespoons […]



This week’s share contains a new offering: fennel! It has a unique history as well as flavor. In ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, people believed it was an aid for digestion, bronchial troubles, poor eyesight, and nervous conditions. The fennel seed is used today in India for seasoning their dishes, and it is chewed after […]

Green Bell Peppers

Pahl's Fresh Green Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a favorite sandwich, will give you the most nutritional benefits.  They are easy to […]

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