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Pomegranate Cranberry Snowflakes

New Dole Products and A Holiday Appetizer

Want to shake up your veggie routine? There’s a bumper crop (pun intended) of new items on the market from Dole that are meant to tickle your taste buds and make it easy to eat your greens. In fact, we loved these salads so much we were inspired to make one into a tasty holiday […]

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Mince Fruit Pie - like mincemeat, but there's no meat in there.

Mince Fruit Pie

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve got some Mince Fruit Pie for you. Notice that there’s no “meat” in thie pie; just pure delicious fruit. We made this pie for a recent Food Bloggers Los Angeles meeting and it was a hit. But as we served it we learned something funny – apparently everyone […]

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Freekeh fruit salad

Freekeh Fruit Salad

Of all the foods we eat and serve each day in our house, fresh fruit is a constant. And ever since our trip to the Dole Nutrition Institute, we’re more convinced than ever of the health benefits of a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables like the ones we get from Dole. Of course […]

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Brick or Treat

Brick-or-Treat at Legoland California

Boo! It’s Halloween – are your kids looking for a wholesome “treat?” Treat them to “Brick-or-Treat” party night at LEGOLAND California, happening October 24 and 30. On Brick or Treat party nights, LEGOLAND transforms into a not-too-spooky Halloween festival featuring a variety of fun activities including the new Candy Quest walk-through at the Adventurers’ Club […]

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pumpkin ricotta pancakes

Italian Pumpkin Ricotta Pancakes #FoodLovesMilk

We’re unabashed milk drinkers in the Jolly Tomato house (we even get the old-fashioned milk delivery each week to make sure we never run out of milk). So we perked up when we heard about the new #FoodLovesMilk campaign from the folks over at Got Milk (the California Milk Processor Board) at TechMunch the other […]

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Chatpatta Snack Mix

Indian Cooking for Beginners

Nandita Godbole wants to make Indian cooking easy and accessible for beginners, and she’s designed a clear, systematic way of teaching it. According to Godbole, the author of “Crack the Code: Cook Any Indian Meal With Confidence,” anyone can master Indian cooking by learning just a few simple steps (hence “cracking the code”). Godbole, a […]

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change chicken

The Change Your Chicken Challenge

If your family is like ours and most others around the country, you probably eat a lot of chicken. But whether you cook it at home, eat it at restaurant, or buy it as fast food, do you really think about where it comes from? This month, maybe it’s time to resolve to Change Your […]

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