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Fried Green Tomatillos

By Kelly Bogard It's spring planting season! And I don't know about you, but I get pretty excited knowing there are lots of veggies coming my way for summer meals. Tomatoes are great in the summer months. Did you know they have a cousin called a Tomatillo that is just as good in it's own [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Peanuts

By Jennifer Dorsett A snack for America’s favorite pastime. Tasty homemade candy and nut mixes. Or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich just the way you like it—a thick smear of peanut butter and the crusts cut off. What do they all have in common? Peanuts. But how do they get from the field to [...]

Is your food safe?

By Julie Tomascik  Clean knife. Clean surface. No cross-contamination. Those are just a few of the food safety rules to follow in your home. Because if you don’t, you could end up sick. And who's fault is it? The farmer, the grocer, the cook? Everyone owns a piece of food safety, and it's up to [...]

Hamburger Sliders

By Kelly Bogard Baseball season is here! From little league games all the way up to the majors, baseball is king this time of year. With little league games during the week and on the weekends, sometimes it can be hard to find a quick meal for those little sluggers. Of course, you make these [...]

Organic v. conventional: What’s the difference?

By Amy Halfmann I love grocery pickup. Order online, someone fights the crowds for you, the babies sleep while another someone loads the groceries. What could be the problem? Accidentally selecting the wrong groceries. Sometimes online shopping can be deceiving. I thought I was buying plain ole yellow squash and zucchini. Except when I got [...]

Baking tips

By Kelly Bogard Happy National Baking week! What should we make first? Maybe Chocolate Chip Cookies or Bacon Cheddar Biscuits. Or how about some of Granny's Special Cupcakes? Whatever you make, this week's baking tips and tricks will help you! #1 Need room temperature butter? Fill a glass with hot water and let set for [...]