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Pro Tips for Your Summer BBQ: Grilled Veggies and Fruits

Fire Up a Spectacular BBQ Everything available at the farmer’s markets create a perfect scenario to fire up your creativity and try grilling a wide array of fruits and veggies. Whether you are a grilling aficionado or novice, try incorporating some of these suggestions for grilled veggies and fruits to create a spectacular BBQ. Mushrooms [...]

By |2018-08-29T20:49:48+00:00June 28th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

Cast Iron Cooking

Photo Courtesy of Lodge Manufacturing The fire crackles as firelight dances on the wall behind me, while snow softly falls outside of our old Maine farmhouse. The faint smell of wood smoke mixes with the aroma of mulled cider, roasting cranberries, and corn chowder slowly cooking over an open fire in a variety [...]

By |2017-04-07T05:47:04+00:00April 7th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

DIY Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

You can roast pumpkin seeds with or without their shells. Kids love to snack on them, shells intact—something about nibbling and spitting that’s right up their alley. You can flavor the seeds simply with salt or with one of the spice combos I’ve listed, for a great homemade snacking treat. Makes 1 cup seeds 1 [...]

By |2016-10-11T00:59:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|cooking tips|0 Comments

Prepare your own Pumpkin Seeds

  Jack-o’-lanterns are lovely. Cleaning out the pumpkin guts, though, can put you off your gourd. The reward for this not-so-super task, however, is the plump, delicious pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas, which can be eaten straight up as a snack or included with great success in a variety of recipes. Shopping: There are two [...]

By |2016-10-09T04:09:08+00:00October 9th, 2016|cooking tips|0 Comments

Benefits of Summer Squash

Cool and Hydrate with Summer Squash Eating seasonally is a simple, sustainable and enjoyable way to balance your health. And it is especially easy when you shop at your local Farmers’ Market or farm stand. From an Ayurvedic perspective, if you are a fiery pitta like me (hence the nickname Red Jen), you tend to [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:48:48+00:00July 23rd, 2010|cooking tips|0 Comments