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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Eggplant Spotlight

Thank you for stopping by! In honor of the upcoming summer months (and my being on a break from grad school) we’ll be continuing our vegetable spotlights and recipes for the months of May and June. Each week we have a new vegetable spotlight and associated recipe. So without further…

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Kale Spotlight

Welcome to this week’s Kale Spotlight! This is the last vegetable spotlight for the year. And the last vegetable spotlight for the next few months. As I go back to college, with the possibility of doing work and classes full time (yikes!), vegetable spotlights and recipes will take a pause.…

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