Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google Plus Instagram RSS Feed

Tag Archives | farm fresh

Blueberries

Farm-Fresh Blueberry Compote

There’s nothing quite like the taste of a fresh-picked summer blueberry: plump and still warm from the sun, with the perfect blend of sweet and tart. In fact, it was a quest for the perfect farm-fresh blueberry – and ultimately, the perfect blueberry compote – that led us to a little farm off the beaten […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
single orange

Orange Picking – and Fresh Orange Coleslaw

When it’s January in Southern California, there’s no time for post-holiday blues because the orange season is underway and it’s time to get pickin’! (Side note to friends who don’t live in Southern California: Sorry. This is not meant to rub in the fact that each day it is 72 and sunny here. It’s just […]

Read full story Comments { 5 }
grabbing sumos

Sumo Citrus Season Arriving Early This Year

Sumo citrus fans have some good news this year: There will be more Sumos this season, and they’ll be arriving in stores nearly three weeks early this year. The Sumo citrus – that addictively sweet jumbo-sized mandarin orange with the distinctive “top knot” – is on track to launch its season in late January, according […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
A sea of cranberries at the cranberry harvest

The Cranberry Harvest

The amazing, all-American cranberry is bursting with both nutrition and flavor, and it’s a favorite component of many fall dishes. And if you’ve ever seen a cranberry harvest, you know that there are few fruits that put on such a spectacular and colorful show while being picked. The cranberry harvest generally takes place in September […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
idaho farm

Celebrating the Idaho Potato Harvest (Part 1)

Consider the potato: Grown underground, covered with dirt, and not much to look at. But don’t let its humble exterior fool you — this mighty tuber’s power and potential can’t be overstated. Potatoes are nutritional powerhouses, appeal to a wide range of diets and palates, and are extremely versatile in just about every dish from […]

Read full story Comments { 6 }
blueberry pie slice

Blueberry Ginger Ice Cream Pie

So…let’s say you have a sudden ice cream windfall, and as much as you’re tempted to eat the whole thing straight from the container, you’d like to make it into a nice dessert to share with friends. We found ourselves in this situation last week with a wonderful gift of three tubs of Tillamook ice […]

Read full story Comments { 6 }