snacks

Summer Snacks

Summer Snacks

From watermelon to tomatoes and cucumbers, the box has been chock full of easy snacks to slice and serve over this Summer. They clean and pop onto plate, table, or ready hands so fast it's easy to go through the season having to plan meals more deliberately since so much of the produce is so quick to disappear.

According to Their Kinds

According to Their Kinds

Anyone who has been in a supermarket of any kind knows that there are many different kinds of apples—green, red, light pink, yellow, and all manner of in-between—but apples aren't the only thing with variety in the natural world. Here are three very different varieties of pears, for instance: Kaisers, Bartletts, and Red Anjous.

Mustard — Love it or Hate it?

Mustard — Love it or Hate it?

I am not a fan of mustard. I don't know exactly what it is about it, but no matter what it's paired with I can't stand the flavor. My husband, on the other hand, loves the stuff: Meat of all kinds, sauteed greens, bread (even without other sandwich fixings)... There is nothing safe or sacred from the yellowy wand he waves over his food. He even used the jalapeño mustard from our CSA share to make an anime-esque accent to his plate of ninja bread crackers.