The oldest member of the cabbage family, kale is among the earliest cultivated and was a favorite vegetable in ancient Rome. It is a powerhouse vegetable, very rich in vitamins A, C, and the mineral calcium. It is also high in the B vitamins. Kale is the highest in protein of all the other vegetables. […]
Made from scratch, delicious Great Harvest bread!
These small thumb-size peppers are about 3 inches tall. They have a crisp texture, are sweet and contain few seeds. They’re great for fresh eating. Add them to salads, stir-fry, or pasta dishes. They can easily be stuffed with cheese or ground meats. Roasted mini peppers make an excellent addition to soups or stews. They […]
The first ripe tomatoes of the season are eagerly anticipated by cooks and gardeners alike. An excellent source of antioxidants and dietary fiber, they also offer us high levels of vitamin A and potassium, and are a good source of vitamin C. They can be baked, broiled, grilled, sauteed, . . . or just eaten […]
Green beans are one of the few beans that can be eaten fresh. Green beans are often steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or baked in casseroles. When picked young, green beans are a wonderful source of vitamin K, fiber and folate. And what may come as a surprise to some people is that they also provide us […]
Eaten in almost every country in the world, cabbage is one of the most versatile vegetables available. It adapts to many climates and altitudes. Composed of 90% water, it holds a significant amount of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins A and C, calcium, potassium and manganese. Low in calories, cabbage offers only 15 calories […]
An ancient staple food of the Americas, corn is often referred to as maize. When combined with most beans or dairy, corn will provide a complete protein. This is shown by the many traditional native dishes. Similar to other whole grains, corn is a great source of complex carbohydrates. Fresh sweet corn offers us a […]