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Between the prickly tips and layers upon layers of tough leaves, artichokes can be a daunting vegetable to use if you aren't familiar with the best preparation techniques. Here are a few simple steps to make artichoke preparation quick and easy. Artichokes are also a fun vegetable to experiment with flavors. In my house, they

Revitalized “Caprese” Salad

I never would have thought I could eat beets raw until last Fall’s harvest. Farmer John and the team at here Sustainable Seed Company grew so many kinds of beets, we were all scrambling to find new ways to eat them.  For this new take a on a classic caprese salad, I used theTouchstone Beet and

This is one of those kitchen sink dishes.  You can throw almost any root veggies in here and it will be just as delicious. This version calls for sweet potato, but I have also used carrots, parsnips and beets; basically whatever is on hand. Additionally, I used broccoli raab, but florets would be great as well.