Becky was looking for alternative ideas of how to color her frosting for sugar cookie & gingerbread people. After trail & error she came up with a solid recipes for various colors using fruits & vegetables. She outlines all the steps & color combos!
While many partake in canning, drying & freezing the harvest, cold storage is another DIY option. Deanna explains the two methods: indoor & outdoor, w/ step-by-step instructions for a versatile indoor solution using plastic totes or bushel baskets.
Different preparations and presentations of commonplace foods can generate newfound excitement over a healthy snack. A perfect example is beet chips. I found myself cooking some up one day with my then three-year-old. While I knew we both loved beets
Cumin and beets go so well together - the exotic savory flavor pairs nicely with the rich sweetness of the beets. Vinegar adds a little bite and salt brings the whole thing up to a humming pitch. A great addition to any mezze plate or felafel meal.
We have a beet pickled egg with cardamom and star anise, as well as a curried pickled egg with Indian spices, a jalapeno pickled egg with cumin and oregano, and a tarragon pickled egg with mustard seeds. My favorite is the beet pickled egg.