What’s in Season Now

Recipes and seasonal fruits and vegetable lists to help you make the most of what is “In Season” at our local market.

Green Bean Salad with Corn, Basil & Black Olives

This vibrant summer salad goes well with just about any entree. Be sure to get ultra-fresh beans and corn and blanch them just long enough to tenderize them and bring out their color. If they are available, use salt-cured black olives, which provide the best complement to the crisp vegetables. Serves: 8 Prep Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 2 pounds fresh,

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Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad

Fresh wedges of tomato, thinly sliced onion and sliced cucumber dressed simply with vinegar and oil makes the most simple salad possible—think of it as the Southern counterpart to the classic Italian tomato-and-mozzarella salad. It is best enjoyed at the height of summer, when tomatoes and cucumbers are fresh from the garden. Serves: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each

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Lemon Chicken Gyro

  Take a quick trip to Greece with this  tasty gyro. So simple you will be in and out of the kitchen in a flash. At only $3.65 a serving, and so easy to make, this is a great spring and summer meal.   Serves: 4   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Ingredients (2) 12.5 oz. canned chicken (breast)  (Tip:

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Benefits of (Vegetable) Container Gardening!

Here in Michigan, the snow has finally melted and temps are swiftly approaching the 60’s. Not exactly a heat wave, but warm enough to bring hope of green grass, budding tulips, and an exit of freezing temperatures – music to a gardener’s ears! I may not have the greenest thumb on the block, but my mom certainly does and over

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