Salsa Soup

By: Martianne Stanger We’ve been eating from our pantry and whatever is left in the fridge more and more, and this what-do-we-have-let’s-throw-it-together recipe was a hit with four of five of us here, so I thought I’d share it to inspire others: Salsa Soup INGREDIENTS: 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 mushrooms, chopped … More Salsa Soup

Pineapple & Kabobs – Grilling Recipes for a Relaxing Start to Summer

By: Guest Blogger, Allison Morgan   Now that Spring is here and Summer is fast approaching (Memorial Day is in just a couple weeks!), I love to start looking at all the produce at my farmer’s market and in the grocery stores. And one of my favorite things to do with all that lovely looking … More Pineapple & Kabobs – Grilling Recipes for a Relaxing Start to Summer

Yam and Corn Salad

By: Kathy Trainor 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 cayenne pepper 1 can of canned Yams 1 can of canned corn 1 can  black beans ( drained) 1/4 cup finely … More Yam and Corn Salad

Food Safety Tips

‘Tis the season for picnics, cookouts, and other outdoor parties! As the weather starts to warm up, and many of us start planning summer picnics and barbeques, it’s important to brush up on our food safety tips to ensure that everyone stays healthy. Eating outdoors in warm weather can present a food safety challenge. Bacteria … More Food Safety Tips