Grab a Pair of Pears

Pears always seem to lose their fight against apples…. We don’t really know why. Perhaps it’s because they are not perceived as nutritious as apples, or maybe it’s because they are more delicate, or because the marketing machine behind the worldwide apple producers is so much more powerful. No matter what, I’ve decided to give […]

Beat the Beet

I haven’t always been partial to beets, in fact my stance for the first 20 years of my life was that a palate was better served without them (and I wonder where my youngest son Bode gets his food opinions from?!?!). Maybe it was the raw beet juice my mother insisted I have as it was “good for my […]

A Bouquet of Cauliflower

Jessica and I continually talk about filling your plate with a rainbow of colors, and staying away from the – mostly- processed foods in shades of white. There are, however, a few foods whose white hue is welcomed, and at the top of this list is cauliflower. Along with the entire family of brassica vegetables, […]

Please Pass the Parsley!

This week we want to tell you a bit about a key ingredient in many of our summer sauces: parsley. It’s not something we think about much in this country; usually it is found as a garnish on a dish, set to the side, and never eaten. But parsley has so much more to offer […]