TIP OF THE DAY: Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes get a lot of press in the summer. July and August are the peak months to pick these most flavorful tomatoes. Are they worth the extra cost? And what exactly are heirloom tomatoes?     WHAT ARE HEIRLOOMS TOMATOES Heirloom produce—fruits and vegetables—are old varieties, typically with superior flavor, that have been bypassed…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Vidalia Onions, Sweet & Crunchy

[1] On the outside, Vidalia onions look like conventional onions. On the inside, they are snow white (all photos courtesy Vidalia Onions | Facebook. [2] Cut Vidalias without worrying about burning eyes. They’re grown in soil that is low in sulfur, which produces the burn and the bite. [3] The perfect onion for a burger.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use More EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

[1] Our mother and grandmother always served olive oil and vinegar in cruets, so people could serve themselves at the table. They’re becoming a thing of the past, as salads come pre-dressed from the kitchen—or as more people use commercial dressings (photo courtesy Flavor For Life). [2] The easiest switch is to serve EVOO with…
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