Berries

Enjoying Summer’s Abundance

July 6, 2020

July has given us bright sunny days, low humidity and cool evening temperatures and a great way to capture summer’s splendor is with a picnic. Whether you find respite under the shade of a magnificent tree, spread a blanket on a sandy beach or enjoy your own patio or yard,...

Freezer Essentials

March 16, 2020

These freezer essentials will help you with your weekly meal prep as well as last minute meals that you need to get on the table fast. Bagged frozen vegetables, like mixed peppers, broccoli, and spinach. Bagged frozen fruit, like blueberries, mangos, bananas, and strawberries. Bagged frozen pastas, like tortellini and...

Blueberry Muffin Mug Cake

June 25, 2019

You may substitute any berries for this delicious mug cake. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Strawberries

May 20, 2017

Strawberries are the irresistible taste of spring. They’re juicy, refreshing, great for pies, excellent for picnics, and perfectly in season. Strawberries aren’t truly berries, because of their seeds that are on the outside. An average strawberry has approximately 200 seeds. If you don’t want the seeds on your strawberries, you...

Making The Most Of Seasonal Berries

May 6, 2017

Just a few fresh berries add color and nutrients to a salad, cocktail, or mocktail. Stock up on fresh berries, wash and freeze them in a single layer on a sheet pan. Then transfer to a freezer bag for future smoothies and baked goods. Add a handful of berries to...

Cranberries

November 3, 2016

Cranberries These tart, bright ruby-red berries grow wild on evergreen shrubs in peaty marshland all over northern Europe and North America. They are closely related to blueberries and bilberries, but are much more sour and are always served cooked. They are closely related to cowberries and lingonberries. Cranberries are sometimes...

Care & Handling Of Berries

August 10, 2016

Care & Handling Of Berries Strawberries: Pick strawberries at their peak of ripeness. Look for symmetrically shaped berries; a brilliant sheen and rich even red color; fresh unwilted green caps; avoid strawberries with seedy tips or white shoulders. A white “core” in your strawberries is not an indication of ripeness....

Passover Menu Ideas

April 3, 2015

Passover Menu Ideas If you’re wondering what to serve for Passover here are some handy menu ideas. Soups & Appetizers Matzo Ball Soup Matzo Balls Chopped Chicken Liver Side Dishes Quinoa Salad (Avocado, Mandarin Oranges, Toasted Walnuts, Citrus Vinaigrette) Spiced Applesauce Potato Kugel Potato, Carrot & Prune Tzimmes Walnut, Fig...

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

September 21, 2013

  Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V In her food preparation and preservation, the early American housewife was tied tightly to the calendar and the clock – much more tightly than today’s homemaker is.  Local availability of foodstuffs and the limitations of existing food preservation techniques meant that...

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV

September 20, 2013

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV The longer winters in New England produced a diet somewhat different from that in Virginia.  Not as many varieties of fruits and vegetables grew as in the South, and emphasis was put on those which would store well or which could...

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