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Mixed Bean Pot
There was a time when I hated beans. Green beans, especially, but also yellow wax beans. Beans that grew in thousand-foot-long rows tangled with weeds. Weeds that I had been hired to kill with my t...
11/2/13 at 2:31 PM Ann’s Rotini Salad 9/14/13 at 9:13 AM
Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad with Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette 8/28/13 at 9:28 AM
Growing Healthy Vegetables
Josh Kielsmeier, University of Minnesota graduate student under Michelle Grabowski, presented an enlightening garden talk and walk titled Growing Healthy Vegetables on the evening of August 13 to twen...
9/8/13 at 5:34 PM
The vegetable report
That sounds really official, doesn't it? I hope you didn't get your hopes up too high. ;) Between the two of us, we managed to get the vegetable garden planted after getting home from the lake early ...
5/29/13 at 6:43 AM The possibilities are endless 1/4/13 at 7:36 AM
The harvest begins 8/10/12 at 6:54 AM
Spring into Activites for Kids!
Hello PIC parents! Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the sun is warm and shining and flowers are starting to bloom. Spring is a great time to try many new activities outside! Here are some fre...
4/13/13 at 6:21 AM
The Skinny on Bountiful Baskets
Oilfield life often comes with living in small towns with inflated prices on groceries. Selections are scarce, prices are high, lines are long, and trying to find good-for-you foods is just plain inc...
4/3/13 at 8:37 AM
Sauteed vegetable assortment sprinkled with feta cheese
I haven't eaten enough vegetables this week. It's unlike me, but true. So tonight at dinner, I set out to change that. I threw together this quick plate of sauted vegetables sprinkled with crumbed fet...
3/27/13 at 7:51 PM Roast vegetables and freeze for handy sidedish of the future 12/3/12 at 12:08 PM
Add some healthy zing to your crudite 11/5/12 at 9:33 AM
Veggie Open Faced Omelet Fits The Bill For a Healthy Breakfast
It's hard to get vegetables in at breakfast. This recipe takes a little time, but well worth the effort. You can make it with egg whites to cut down the calories, but it's delicious either way. We mak...
2/28/13 at 1:12 PM Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart 1/30/13 at 8:46 AM
Autumn Harvest Photo Gallery and Farmer's Market Ratatouille Recipe 10/7/12 at 8:23 AM
Turkey Wild Rice Soup
The possibilities are endless when it comes to leftover turkey. Of course, sandwiches immediately come to mind for a lot of people. Others like to use the turkey with other leftovers such as mashed po...
11/25/12 at 2:53 PM Vegetable Beef Soup with Homemade Egg Noodles 9/28/12 at 12:06 PM
Grilled Vegetables with Rigatoni 8/23/12 at 11:48 AM
Final Farm To Fork, A CSA Series Update: Roasted Pheasant and Gooey Pumpkin Butter Bars
Our first CSA season is finally over. VisitSimple, Good, And Tastyand read my final installment in theFarm To Fork, A CSA Series. I cook my first local pheasants and riff on Paula Deen's gooey butte...
11/6/12 at 10:56 AM Farm To Fork, A CSA Series: How To Cook A Pumpkin And More 10/24/12 at 3:56 PM
Farm To Fork, A CSA Series: Too Busy To Cook 10/9/12 at 10:28 AM
School lunch and the vegetable strategy
Offer fruit and vegetables on the school lunch menu and kids will be inspired to try them, like them and maybe even start eating them on a regular basis - or so the theory goes. But a new study has f...
9/21/12 at 9:40 AM
These are gardening glory days. We have been picking lettuce for a few weeks now at our farm and this week harvested our firstrow of peas. Meanwhile, our black raspberry bushes are yielding big, beaut...
7/5/12 at 1:02 PM A weekend blitz 5/28/10 at 9:40 AM
Frosty morn 9/29/09 at 8:09 AM
In search of the best veggies
By Matthew Devick We know veggies are good for us and that half of our plate should be composed of fruits and veggies. We are also acutely aware that most Americans dont get the recommended amount of...
6/25/12 at 3:57 PM
Five Ways Lighten Up this Summer
Get up 15 minutes earlier with a sit down breakfast (start your day at the dinner table) Choose foods that don't come with labels (Ex: more fruits & vegetables) Leave work at work, and focu...
6/5/12 at 10:20 AM
Mr. Binks likes string beans.
I discovered quite innocently the other day that Mike's cat, Mr. Binks, likes string beans. I found this to be decidedly odd, but also incredibly intriguing (remember, simple things entertain simple m...
12/21/11 at 5:00 PM Does an order of onion rings count as one vegetable serving? 9/16/09 at 12:33 AM
Is the potato a major contributor to the American obesity epidemic? The United States Department of Agriculture seems to think it is, and is taking steps to almost completely eliminate it from the na...
9/27/11 at 7:35 PM Rutabaga 4/18/11 at 6:52 PM