Chickpea Spotlight

Welcome to this week’s chickpea spotlight (also known as garbanzo beans)! Each week we have a new vegetable spotlight and associated recipe. Originally cultivated back to approximately 3000 BC in the Mediterranean and the middle east. Chickpeas were grown by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. During the 16th century,…

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Sweet Pepper Spotlight

Welcome to this week’s sweet pepper spotlight! Each week we have a new vegetable spotlight and associated recipe. Sweet peppers are native to Central America and began to spread to the rest of the world by Spanish and Portuguese explorers in the 16th and 17th century. So how can sweet…

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