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LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Butternut Squash

Thanksgiving places turkey as the main entrée to your table every year, but often it’s the delectable side dishes that really make the grand feast delicious. It’s true that the turkey takes a lot of preparation, so focus on somewhat simpler-to-prepare... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Pumpkins

Happy Halloween! If you have visions of orange pumpkins dancing in your head, it’s a good bet you associate Halloween with this particular squash. Pumpkins and squash have long been revered for their unusual and eye-catching appearance. They are characterized... Read More

Let’s DISH and Talk About Pet Food

You love to cook for your family, and if you have a pet, they are a part of your family, too. People thrive on home-cooked foods, and your dog who gives you so much pleasure, love and companionship deserves to eat nutritious, delicious foods as well. Pet... Read More

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