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Tamarillo Tart

Tamarillo Tart

Meet the tamarillo! (Yes, we have another new and unusual fruit for you). The tamarillo is a fruit native to South and Central America. Some people call it a “tree tomato,” which is just about the best description we could have given it. The tamarillo (pronounced either tam-uh-RILL-oh or tam-uh-REE-oh) is deep red and egg-shaped. […]

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orange is the new snack

Orange is the New Snack

Excited about Orange is the New Black? If you’re getting friends together to watch it, you’re going to have to believe that… Orange is the New Snack. Of course we want to hear all about what’s in store for Piper, Poussey, Crazy Eyes, Nicky, Taystee, Daya, Alex, and Pennsatucky. But more importantly, we need something […]

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Mini Watermelon Cucumbers and Cucumber Salad

We discovered a fun new treat this week: Mini watermelon cucumbers from Melissa’s Produce. Just like the name promises, they look like miniature watermelon, but the taste is definitely cucumber. These little cuties, an heirloom variety that is native to Mexico and South America, are each about the size of a quarter. One of the […]

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Tutti Frutti Farms And the Organic Farm-to-Plate Process

A visit to Tutti Frutti Farms is an eye-opener. For one thing, you learn that organic farming, like nature itself, it can be full of surprises. Your fruits and vegetables may grow in all sorts of shapes, sizes, colors, and quantities. That’s why it helps to have a close working relationship with your buyers – […]

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Farm Fresh Pizza – Entirely From Scratch

Most kids eat a lot of pizza. But do they ever stop to think about what really goes into making one? A recent farm fresh pizza experience gave our kids new insight into what goes into all of the ingredients. Farm Fresh Pizza Adventure Our farm fresh pizza experience began at a farm and ended […]

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Panzanella – Summer Bread Salad

Quick: Name the all-time┬ábest summer food combination. If you said, “Tomatoes and basil,” you’re right, at least in our world. Juicy, ripe summer tomatoes…sometimes still warm from the sun…served with fresh basil…you simply can’t get better than that. This helps explain why one of our favorite summer salads is panzanella, an Italian bread salad, made […]

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