Pickles: Pickled Fruits & Vegetables For A Pickle Holiday

[1] It’s not just cucumbers: many fruits and veggies can be pickled, like these pickled radishes. Add them to salads, sandwiches, cheese plates, as garnishes and in a mixed pickle plate (photo © Simply Delicious Food). [2] Pickled apples, a delicious condiment. You can pickle them in an hour—see below (photo © Best Apples). [3]…
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Chicken Vesuvio Recipe: Chicken & Potato Wedges For National Potato Month

Who wouldn’t want to dig in to this plate of chicken and roasted potato wedges? You don’t need to know that September is National Potato Month; August 19th is National Potato Day. This is comfort food for every day of the year. The recipe comes to us from the Chicago restaurant La Scarola (Italian for…
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Sweet Potato Pizza For National Potato Month

[1] A sweet potato pizza with caramelized onions, copressata and balsamic glaze (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] Sweet sopressata, a dry salami from southern Italy (photo © Our Harvest). [3] Mascarpone, rich and creamy (photo © Vermont Creamery). [4] Provolone cheese is a close cousin of mozzarella. Both are stretched-curd cheeses, called pasta filata…
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Acorn Squash Recipes For National Acorn Squash Day

[1] Acorn squash, an American favorite (photo © Kim Daniels | Unsplash). [2] Bake an acorn squash and stuff the halves with other veggies, including root vegetables. Here, Brussels sprouts, dried cranberries and sliced almonds atop brown rice (photo © Chef Eric LeVine). [3] Here’s the recipe from Farmgirl Gourmet (photo © Farmgirl Gourmet). [4]…
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Coconut Recipe Ideas For World Coconut Day

September 2nd is World Coconut Day, a holiday observed big-time in the Asian and Pacific countries, which are home to most of the world’s coconut producing countries. National Coconut Day in the U.S. is June 26th. World Coconut Day was established to increase public awareness of the health and commercial benefits of coconut, a fruit…
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