Tomato Spotlight

Welcome to this week’s tomato spotlight! Each week we have a new vegetable spotlight and associated recipe. A fruit disguised as a vegetable, there are literally hundreds of varieties of tomatoes. They’re part of the nightshade family along with peppers, potatoes, and eggplant. Although tomatoes are closely associated with Italian…

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Dill Pickle Recipe

Dill pickles are great on burgers and sandwiches. I love how crisp freshly homemade pickles taste. If you’re interested in making your own pickles, check out this recipe. I started using homegrown pickles and dill and I find such satisfaction in knowing what I’m making I also grew. Fresh, nutritious,…

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Cucumber Spotlight

Welcome to this week’s cucumber spotlight! Each week we have a new vegetable spotlight and associated recipe. Cucumbers are believed to have originated in western Asia and parts of the Middle East. Cucumbers were mentioned in the Legend of Gilgamesh. This epic poem from 2100 BC is considered the earliest…

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