How to Freeze Cherries

Last week when Whole Foods Market had cherries on sale for $1.99/lb., I came home with 5 pounds of cherries! This was a stockup price on cherries as I have seen them priced as high as $5.99/lb.! Cherries freeze well […]

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Tahini: Stir, Drizzle, & Spread

Tahini has separation anxiety—or is the anxiety ours!?! When you see liquid at the top of the tahini container, don’t fret! It is simply the oil which naturally parts from the paste. Just stir it until thoroughly combined. Tahini can […]

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Uses for a Box Grater

How many of you look at a box grater and automatically think cheese grater? For the longest time I only considered using a box grater for cheese! Box graters come in handy for all sorts of things though! A box […]

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All About Tahini

Tahini: “Made of nothing more than ground hulled sesame seeds, this aromatic paste is akin to natural nut butter but has a thinner consistency and a more subtle flavor. It’s used extensively in Middle Eastern cuisine, often as a key […]

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Fresh Herbs: Salad Boosters

Lettuce and herbs are everywhere this season! Let their freshness inspire your taste buds with every meal. “Fresh herbs can bring bright, assertive flavors to green salads. No chopping needed—just mix in whole leaves, including the stems if you’re using […]

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Tomato Storage for Best Quality

Aside from summer’s endless garden fresh tomatoes, I (Litsa) must say that Campari Tomatoes are my absolute favorite throughout the year! We enjoy feasting on them when summer gardens aren’t producing tasty tomatoes. However, we never, ever refrigerate them! They […]

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Best Cheese for a Burger

The summer heat is on—-and hopefully your grill is too!?! One seasonal favorite is a homemade burger around here but not without CHEESE! Does any cheese create the perfect burger or is there a specific cheese!?! Well, I guess it […]

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Hulling Strawberries

Normally when I hull strawberries I use a knife to cut the tops off. This year when making strawberry jam I noticed that there was some of the berry going to waste when cutting the tops. I remembered that I […]

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