Recipes

A Rose by Any Other Name

Donna WilliamsAugust 06, 2020

FUN FACT: Strawberries are a member of the rose family! Huh?! A springtime favorite, a beacon of sweet and a sure sign the weather is getting warmer. You probably already knew this, but strawberries aren’t berries. Their seeds are on the outside (usually about 200 per strawberry!) thus disqualifying them from...

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Pasta: Fancy Weeknight

Donna WilliamsAugust 05, 2020

Recipes from The Sylvia Center, whose mission is to inspire young people to become healthy eaters and advocates for healthy food in their families and communities. One of our popular extra items is the weekly pasta subscription, and for good reason. Flour City Pasta takes about 5 minutes to hit al-dente, making it...

Tango Celery to Dance About

Donna WilliamsAugust 05, 2020

This week’s Tango Celery is a special variety. The Tango celery variety has smooth non-stringy stalks that are super-sweet and very crunchy. It’s definitely tastier and more fragrant than store-bought celery. No part of this celery should go to waste: the stalks are great for calorie-free raw eating or used in...

Garlic Scape Charmer

Donna WilliamsAugust 05, 2020

A garlic scape is the best, most useful thing ever! These weird-looking curly thingies are the flowering stem of garlic. In garlic production, they are removed so that the garlic will focus its energy into growing the bulb. Up until recently, farmers around our region tossed them away. Now that more Americans are willing...