It is time to rethink Pesto

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Most of us equate pesto with basil, which is a bit like saying all gum is mint flavored. Pesto is simply a mixture of a green leafy vegetable, an oily nut, garlic, olive oil, and parmesan cheese. The word pesto is derived from the Italian word pestare, which means to pound or crush. Back in the day, pesto was made with … Read More

Tango Celery to Dance About

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This week’s Tango Celery is a special variety. The Tango celery variety has smooth non-stringy stalks that are super-sweet and very crunchy. It’s definitely tastier and more fragrant than store-bought celery. No part of this celery should go to waste: the stalks are great for calorie-free raw eating or used in soups and stews, and the leaves are great in salads … Read More

Roasted Veggie Burritos: Spice It Up

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Recipes from The Sylvia Center, whose mission is to inspire young people to become healthy eaters and advocates for healthy food in their families and communities.  Right about this time of year before spring truly hits and stuff starts popping up again, we can all fall prey to squash-exhaustion, a cruel and bitter condition none of us (especially the squash) deserves. So: let’s … Read More