What’s in the Box? Leeks!

Don’t like onions?  You’ve got to try leeks!  Eek?  No way.  No tears with this delicious veggie. LEEKS The Good Stuff Belonging to the same family of vegetables as the onion, shallots and garlic, the leek is the least studied in this category.  What is known is that this veggie is high in folate, as … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Kale!

The farmer’s markets are winding down in New England, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t yummy, organic, US grown vegetables in our supermarkets.  Kale is another versatile, wonderful winter staple that can be found easily at this time of year.  It’s what’s in the box this week. KALE! The Good Stuff One cup of … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Brussel Sprouts!

Welcome to our new series, What’s in the Box! Each week we will feature in-season vegetables, tell you what’s great about them and the best ways to prepare them. BRUSSEL SPROUTS! The Good Stuff These leafy greens a re part of the cabbage family. They might smell funny (or just plain bad) but don’t turn your … [Read more…]

What’s in the Box? Potatoes!

Welcome to our new series, What’s in the Box! Each week we will feature in-season vegetables that you can find at your local farmer’s market, tell you what’s great about them and the best ways to prepare them. Let it be said: the potato is my favorite food in the whole wide world.  I’ve never … [Read more…]