Edible Flowers

Don’t miss out on springtime this year. Stop & smell the flowers, then eat one! Every spring I tell myself that I’m going eat flowers. Unfortunately, by the time I come back around to that thought it is the beginning of summer and all the flowers have died off. This season I made it happen!…

Stir Fried Bok Choy

Bok Choy Despite the very different appearance between cabbage and Bok Choy, they both belong to cruciferous vegetable family. Bok Choy is a dark green, low calorie vegetable that provides an excellence source of beta-carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and is a good source of potassium and folate. Bok Choy also contains many phytonutrients including…

Gluten Free Penne

Recipe – Creamed Penne with Kale & Mushrooms Creamed Penne with Kale, Mushrooms & Pancetta was a big hit in the test kitchen today. We were using our new Phillips Pasta Machine and decided to try a run with King Arthurs GF all-purpose baking mix. We cooked the penne for a minute less in our…

Southwestern Style Mizuna

Southwestern Style Mizuna Prep Time:   15 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes Yield: 2 servings  Ingredients 2 strips bacon, chopped 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/4 teaspoon red pepper 1 bunch (6 ounces) of Mizuna, finely sliced & stems discarded 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt Preparation Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add…

Pumpkin Jalapeño Hummus

Chef Steph recently presented to the Arizona Registered Sanitarian Conference on November 5th and discussed seasonal greens, squash, and recipes.  The star of the show was the demo on a super simple Pumpkin Jalapeño Hummus recipe.  Using a seasonal favorite (pumpkin) this flavorful hummus will make you wonder why you never made your own!  Garnish this…

Recipes with Spaghetti Squash

We are in the test kitchen working on recipes with winter squash. Today’s recipe features spaghetti squash. We wanted to make something a little lighter than a casserole type of dish since it’s not that cool here in Arizona yet. The result was Spaghetti Squash Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Peanut Sauce. Delish!