Fennel is another example of an herb or vegetable that I think gets overlooked quite often. Not only can you use pretty much every part of the plant, but it’s great for dogs and cats and their digestion. In fact, although I have no research or scientific evidence for this, whenever I give my dogs […]
When we think of summer gardens, we think tomatoes and peppers. In this wonderful recipe made by Chef Ann, she takes our favorite summer garden vegetables and turns them into a delicious pizza! This pizza can be a snack or a small meal. It is quick and easy to make, and uses a simple list […]
I can’t be the only one… can I?!
Submitted by Jacquelyn Evers on Tue, 08/07/2018 – 11:52am I have been a resident of Illinois for seventeen years. In that time I have driven from the top of the state to the bottom and everywhere in between. And in all of those miles, I somehow believed that Illinois was simply known for their soybeans […]
I’m Adam, and These Are My Tomatoes
While working at the Urbana Farmers Market for BlueMoon Farm, I oftentimes find myself stocking and helping customers in the area we affectionately refer to as “Tomatoland”. If you’re ever at Urbana’s Market at the Square on Saturday’s you might know the area I’m referring to. It’s the corner of the market that is closest […]
Kids Kits: Candy Apple Nachos
This month’s Kids Kit is Candy Apple Nachos! We can’t think of anything better than crunchy apple slices topped with caramel sauce, chocolate chips, nuts, mini marshmallows, and crumbled cookie pieces? This recipe is so much fun to make, and delicious to eat! Enjoy!
Local Apple and Pear Hand Pies
Baking can be intimidating and frustrating, but it can also be fun, silly, messy, and delicious! Whether you have kids or not, if you ever made cookies as a kid with an older family member I’m sure that you have experienced this first-hand. This week’s Kid’s Kit brings a few simple ingredients into your kitchen […]