Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
If Monday’s beautiful sunshine wasn’t enough, there was some other encouragement to start your garden. Libby Wyrum, of Gardens of Eagan, was handing out free tomato plants in downtown Minneapolis.
An Iowa grower is recalling grape tomatoes distributed in stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan because they may contain salmonella.
Some things are obvious: meat, eggs and milk go in the refrigerator. Other things are controversial: Tomatoes, bread, apples and peanut butter. So, the question is: To refrigerate or not to refrigerate?
It wasn’t until a recent trip to Arizona that I had my first tuna melt. Being that I had only eaten packaged tuna in cold dishes, I was a bit hesitant to try tuna warmed.
On a recent trip to La Crosse, Wisconsin, I had brunch at The Root Note and dined on a fresh tomato, basil, and feta crepe with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. Not only was this crepe delicious, but it was seasonal as well.
Minnesotans may have heard there is somewhat of a tomato shortage across the nation because tomatoes in Florida and Mexico froze this winter. However, it may not be as bad here in Minnesota.