Produce 101

Familiarize yourself with the fruits and veggies in your grocer’s produce department and learn the answers to the most frequently asked produce-related questions.

The Anatomy of a Stone Fruit

Fruit Anatomy: The Parts of a Stone Fruit

What exactly is a stone fruit? It’s a fruit with a large, hard pit or “stone” inside of it. Apricots, cherries, nectarines, and peaches are all stone fruits. Let’s take a closer look at the anatomy of a stone fruit.

A Guide To Cooking With Fresh Herbs

How to cook with fresh herbs

Take your cooking to a whole new level with fresh herbs. Cooking with fresh herbs is easy! This guide has everything you need to know about cooking with fresh herbs!

10 Ways To Use Celery

10 creative ways to use celery

Celery is a vegetable that we all know and love. Sadly, it has a reputation as being a little bit boring. We’re here to bust that myth and change celery’s reputation from boring to bold and versatile. Celery is nutrient-dense and can be used so many

Leeks 101: How to Clean, Cut, and Cook

how to cut and clean leeks

Like its cousins the onion and shallot, leeks are as delicious as they are nutritious. And since they are so versatile, you can prepare them many different ways and use them in many different dishes. Sadly, some people avoid leeks because

If You Like This… Try That! New Fruits and Veggies to Enjoy

New Fruits and Vegetables to Try (based on what you already know and love)

There are those people who can eat the same things day after day and are completely content. If you’re one of those people, great! But for the rest of us, it can be tiring to eat the same things all the time. A guide to the produce items you’ll like…

Watermelon: Enjoying the Whole Fruit

Watermelon is available year-round at your local grocery store. Did you know that 100% of a watermelon is edible—rind and all?! Learn all about watermelon and how to prepare it.

Hydration: Fruits and Vegetables

As the summer months approach & the temperatures increase, keeping hydrated is essential! While drinking water will do the trick, there are other ways to keep hydrated this summer. Think outside the box & incorporate these produce varieties into your hydration regimen. Watermelon Snacking on watermelon is a fantastic way to ensure you keep hydrated since… Read more »

How to Steam Vegetables (4 Easy Methods)

How to Steam Vegetables

Steaming vegetables is a quick and easy way to prepare vegetables. Most veggies turn a vibrant color when they are steamed, making them a beautiful addition to any dinner table. Many types of vegetables loss some of their nutritional value during the cooking process. Steaming is a great method to use on veggies because it helps prevent some of this loss.

How to Cut an Onion Without Crying

How to cut onions without crying

There are some nifty tricks to preventing tears when cutting an onion. If your eyes well up with tears any time you cut up an onion, this post was written for you!