On Wednesday of next week I will be celebrating Healthy Kids Day with Sage Fruit! As you know, Sage Fruit is one of the produce industry’s leading brands for Washington Apples, Pears & Cherries. They are based out of Yakima, Washington & I just learned today that temps can reach well over 100 during the [...]
Over the weekend, I had the extreme pleasure to attend BlogHer Food. I learned so much about the art of blogging & digital marketing, in general. I was surrounded by the most successful bloggers in the world and the event was sponsored by some of the top names in food and kitchen appliances/tools. Best of [...]
During this morning’s Indy Style show, I used Vidalia Valley sauces & dressings to make simple and delicious party foods!
Days in the Garden Cut test kitchen with Chef Concetta have really spoiled me! I’ve learned how easy & appetizing it is to make things from scratch. As we close out National Salad Month, I thought I would share her simple recipe for Homemade Croutons. Making your own croutons is the easiest way to bring [...]
Last week my family & I had the distinct pleasure of visiting Stanley Farms in Vidalia, Georgia. Vidalia is home to the world’s most famous onion – the Vidalia Sweet Onion! There are many sweet onions on the market, but to be a Vidalia Onion it must be grown in the state of Georgia. Saddle [...]
May is National Salad Month! This Watermelon & Goat Cheese Salad from Garden Cut is one of my very favorites! Don’t overlook fresh fruit as an ingredient option when you are preparing salads. Watermelon is a great addition to salad, plus it always makes me think about warm weather, plus… who doesn’t like watermelon?!?? Seriously! [...]
It was my pleasure to be back on Indy Style this week. This time I brought a good friend of Indy Fruit with me, Mike Kocher of Peaper Brothers Farm. Peaper Brothers Produce has been farming turnips for over 100 years & as you may remember from a previous blog… I LOVE TURNIPS! DID YOU [...]
Salad Niçoise is probably my very favorite salad & it has to be one of the easiest fancy things you can make. It just SOUNDS elegant, right? French: [ni 'swaz]. Don’t let that fancy-schmanzcy pronunciation & presentation fool ya… Niçoise is EASY!
It was my pleasure to be featured on yesterday’s Fox 59 News. Jenny Anchondo, one of the morning anchors, utilized my voice & produce industry knowledge to help drive home the messaging that fresh fruits and veggies are an accessible, affordable & healthy option for all consumers! All produce is good for you & nothing [...]
May is National Salad Month! And one thing we know around here at Indy Fruit is a good salad…. we have salad bar in the office everyday for lunch & it’s one of our favorite things to make in the Garden Cut test kitchen!