Category Archives: Food Preservation

Pinterest Recipe Review – Stuffed Banana Peppers & Zucchini Boats

Do you actually make the recipes you pin from Pinterest?  I'd say I make at least 50% of the recipes I pin.  The majority of the recipes that I make, I do plan on making them again.  For this weeks post I wanted to share and review two of the recipes I found on Pinterest that include garden fresh produce that is in season: banana peppers, and zucchini.  The first recipe I made was stuffed banana peppers.  At our office we have a garden where

Summer Squash

Summer squash is in season!  Summer squash is a category that encompasses many types of squash including: zucchini (zucchini can be yellow or green), patty pan, yellow squash, sunburst squash, chayote squash, opo squash, crookneck squash, etc.  An easy way to tell yellow squash from yellow zucchini is that yellow squash is “ribbed” and yellow zucchini is smooth and without ridges.  Yellow squash has a more mild flavor than green zucchini and is often more acceptable to children.  Yellow squash


Cindy Brison (@Momof3RD) & Audra Losey (@AudraLosey) will host a Twitter Chat about time saving tips on preparing and eating fresh produce. Join us Thursday, August 14 at 12:00-1:00 PM CST on Twitter to participate in the conversation. Use the hashtag #producechat on all your tweets. What questions do you have about fresh produce? Direct message your questions to @AudraLosey and we will be sure to get them answered during the live