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LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Watermelon and Dessert!

What’s related to the cucumber, squash, pumpkin, and gourd family and is red and green all over? Did you guess watermelon? If you love watermelon (and who doesn’t?), this is your season to enjoy it. Delicious and refreshing, sweet and tasty, watermelon... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Cherries

Pretty, pink cherry blossoms in spring are beautiful to see, but the fruit they produce in summertime is, well, the cherry on top! Cherries are actually related to fruits such as plums, apricots, peaches and almonds. There are two types of cherries –... Read More

Let’s Dish About Delicious Sweet, Summer Peas

The petite pea, sweet as can be, adds to any summer dish. Fleshy peas are actually the seed of the pod, which is the fruit. The pod of the pea is the vegetable and is a member of the legume family. Peas date back to biblical times and were cultivated... Read More

Let’s Dish and Talk About Artichokes!

The goal of eating it is to get to its bottom, considered the reward of its tender, meaty flesh. There is work involved – you’ll need to pull and tug the tougher, spiny outer leaves, scraping the little bit of the thistle with your teeth, if you want... Read More

LET’S DISH and Talk About Asparagus!

When we look for signs of spring, we look for the first daffodil or the returning sound of birds chirping in the morning. But there is no better messenger for spring than the delightful sight of fresh, elegant asparagus at the produce market. Buy local!... Read More

Let’s Talk About Healthy Foods in the New Year

January: the month to start anew in everything we do. In this month people make promises to themselves to hit the gym and start a diet. But losing weight is not about denial. It’s about taking a holistic point of view of food and healthy living. Maximum... Read More

Let’s Talk About Gravies & Sauces!

Just like icing is the topping of a cake (and agreeably the best part, as any kid will tell you), so is the gravy or sauce the tastiest topping to a beautiful, tender cut of meat. This season, as you present your holiday table with all the trimmings,... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk about Yogurt

When you think of yogurt, you might be thinking about enjoying it as a dessert sprinkled with chopped nuts, raisins, honey, berries or chopped fruits, seeds, or flavored with jams and jellies. Flavored yogurts are extremely popular, and frozen yogurt... Read More

Let’s Dish: Let’s Talk about Pasta

Ah, pasta…possibly the most brilliant invention known to man (well, to foodies, at least!). Deliciously nutritious, quick to prepare, extremely satisfying to the taste buds (and tummy), and economical, too, pasta is everyone’s “go-to” food when... Read More