HOLIDAY GIFT: A Basket Of Baby Vegetables

A pretty basket of baby veggies will delight the healthy eater (photo © Melissa’s Produce).   Who can resist the allure of baby vegetables? Here’s a special gift from specialty company Melissa’s Produce, for your favorite vegetarian, vegan, healthy eater or foodie-in-general. Each delicately woven gift basket is brimming with fresh vegetables, which are artfully…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Produce Storage Tips ~ How To Keep Produce Fresher, Longer

We’re one of those households that wastes a lot of fresh produce. Thanks to Taste Of Home for these tips: Some of these you may already know. Most were new to us.     APPLE SLICES: SOAK IN SALT WATER Sliced apples are a convenient snack or salad topper, but if you slice them in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Seafood Mixed Grill…& Vegetables Too!

[1] Fish fillet with mussels and shrimp (photo © Bamboo Sushi | Portland). [2] Three different fish fillets, scallops and shrimp (photo © Allen Brothers). [3] Grilled asparagus, carrots, red bell pepper, red onions, yellow squash. Here’s a recipe (photo © Taste Of Home). [4] From top: portabella and shiitake mushrooms, plum tomatoes (seeds removed),…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Produce

[1] What goes into the fridge: the crisper drawer and on the shelves (photos 1 to 3 © Good Eggs). [2] What goes into the pantry. [3] What goes on the countertop. [4] Radishes go into the high humidity crisper drawer (photo © Amber Engle | Unsplash). [5] Cauliflower goes into the high humidity crisper…
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