A Great Pear-ing

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While we’ve been holding on tight to the warm and long summer days, we know that with the cooler weather comes some of our favorite fall and winter produce. So, we’re gearing up to embrace the first day of fall this Monday with a beautiful pairing of local pears and honey! Bosc pears provide a unique sweetness and depth of … Read More

Mini Apple Turnovers: Tiny Treats

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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.  Imagine the scene: It’s Saturday afternoon and your guests arrive shortly for a lovely home-cooked meal which you’ve had going in the crockpot because you’ve learned that the crockpot is possibly the greatest invention of all time. … Read More

Love Your Leeks

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We love leeks. Roast, braise, sauté, grill, fry, boil, poach, or even eat leeks raw – just slice thinly and add to some greens. The possibilities are endless. Remember to clean leeks thoroughly, as they can be quite sandy. Here are some ideas: Leek Fritters with Minted Yogurt: Sounds fancy but is pretty easy and involves simple ingredients. Chop leeks and … Read More

The Perfect Asian Pear

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Golden exterior. White interior. Crispy texture. Extremely tasty. We’re not talking about your grandma’s golden hair– we mean the perfect Asian pear! These unique fruits can grow quite large and this can result in a decent price tag. You will find that Asian pears tend to be served to guests, gifted to loved ones, or relished at a family meal. This juicy treat holds a … Read More