Tag: fruit

The Sweet and Sour Kumquats

The Sweet and Sour Kumquats

We don’t see kumquats in our produce departments very often, but when you do, buy some! They are in season from November through March and can be found in Asian stores—since they are native to China—and some higher end grocers. They look like little oranges […]

Challenge of Halloween

Challenge of Halloween

Was that you I saw standing in the candy aisle at the grocery store with a confused look on your face? That, is the Challenge of Halloween. Halloween brings out the nutritional worst in us, doesn’t it? I know people who say, “Come on! It’s one […]

Eating Locally Produced Foods

Eating Locally Produced Foods

Eating locally produced foods is available in so many places. Closest of all, of course, is your own garden. If you are growing your own lettuce, carrots and tomatoes, you are tasting the freshest food of all. However, you don’t need to be a gardener to […]

Move The Great Pumpkin Out of Its Niche

Move The Great Pumpkin Out of Its Niche

Have you noticed? Not only are fresh pumpkins everywhere, but pumpkin seems to be flavoring drinks, desserts, breakfast dishes and an array of treats more than ever before! Do we really want pumpkin in our coffee? Some seem to think we do. Strange this may […]