Category Archives: appetizers & snacks

slow cooker caponata

Slow Cooker Eggplant Caponata

Caponata is a Sicilian dish made with eggplant, celery and a sweet and sour dressing. The other vegetables vary, but often include tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and herbs like basil or mint. Capers, raisins, pine nuts or olives can also be added. Caponata can be a side dish, and it’s particularly delicious served alongside seafood…

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Tomatoes: Recipes for Summer's Favorite Fruit

Tomatoes: Facts, Tips and Recipes for Summer’s Favorite Fruit

Food Focus: Tomatoes Tomatoes are everywhere in the summer. It seems every time you turn around, a bright red bushel of tomatoes is greeting you. From colorful heirlooms to the ones with weird ridges and bumps, I can’t get enough of their perfectly sweet flavor and juicy texture. Nothing compares to the taste of a freshly grown tomato….

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Quick & Easy Toaster Oven Pan Pizza

Quick and Easy Toaster Oven Pan Pizza

We all know the days when we don’t feel like cooking and just want to get dinner on the table as quickly and easily as possible. Often, that leads to a unanimous call for pizza, and more often than we’d like to admit, that call goes out to a pizza delivery service. While we truly…

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Zucchini Bread is great for using summer zucchini (it's everywhere!) – Chop it in a food processor to save time!

The Best Homemade Zucchini Bread for Summer

It’s smack dab in the middle of summer, which means it’s the time of year when zucchini squash is everywhere. One of our favorite things to make with all this extra zucchini is moist and delicious zucchini bread. First, we shred the zucchini in a food processor so it creates about three cups of beautiful,…

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