Of all the vegetables in the produce aisle, the onion is certainly the most patient but least understood. Months after more delicate offerings have perished on the vines, weeks after even the hardiest greens succumb to frosty weather, onions lie in wait.
I have visited this farmers' market on several occasions, but this was my first time indoors. It is a vibrant community of vegetable, dairy, meat and honey producers, with a smattering of baked goods and crafts.
Good health is perennially on the list of reasons any family has to be thankful, and food is among the most potent of influences on health. The differential effects of pizza and a mixed green salad on health don't change just because politicians play around with the lexicon.
While the holidays are a time to get together with family and friends, every party and gathering is also an excuse to take a holiday from your healthy heating habits... before you know it your pants are too tight.
Whether you have never eaten cauliflower or have tasted it and hated the stuff -- give me (and cauliflower) a chance. This super easy recipe will change your mind about a rather plain looking vegetable with a bad reputation.
While buying fresh food is always a little bit of a crap-shoot (and not every rule will apply to every piece of produce), these tips will give you the basic skills you need to hold your own at the farmers market.