By now, you’ve probably all sipped a pumpkin spice latte, savored a slice of pumpkin bread, or devoured a pint of pumpkin ice cream. If you’re in the fall-is-for-pumpkin-spice-everything camp, we’re right there with you. Truth be told, we’re obsessed with all forms of autumn squash at the moment, from acorn and butternut to delicata and spaghetti. Wondering how to turn a pumpkin into dinner rather than a jack-o-latern? Discover fall’s most delicious squash recipes.
Then bring a bit of autumn’s bold colors to your desktop as a reminder to savor the season by downloading the October 2016 Good Food Calendar to your desktop. Just click on the ideal version for your screen and then choose save/download.
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Not sure how to change your desktop background?
On a PC: Once you’ve saved the image, right click on the file and select “Set as desktop background.”
On a Mac: Download and save the calendar to your “Pictures” folder. Hold down control, and click on your desktop, then select “Change desktop background.” Next in the “Desktop & Screen Saver” menu, expand the folders option and click on the saved calendar. Enjoy!
Stuck in a salad rut? If you’re looking for ways to mix up your lunch routine with easy-to-make, delicious-to-eat salads, Registered Dietitian Rachel Patterson of Relay Foods has some ideas for you. Packed with good-for-you veggies, fruits, and proteins, these satisfying salads will get you through the afternoon. Kale, Apple, and Walnut Salad This salad makes an easy chop-and-toss lunch. With nutrient-rich kale and apples, sweet dates, protein-packed kale, and a light lemon dressing, it’s a delightfully delicious and satisfying meal. Long afternoon ahead? Add chicken for a little extra staying power. Get the recipe. Earthy Greek Salad Loaded with flavorful vegetables, this salad is made hearty with rich avocado, crunchy cashews, and creamy goat cheese. Get the recipe. Fennel and Apple Salad […]
If you find yourself sweating while drinking your mug of piping hot joe in the morning, it’s probably time to switch things up and enjoy that coffee over ice. These days, the coffee connoisseurs are all about cold brew. Let’s be clear. Cold brew and iced coffee are not the same. Once-hot coffee poured over ice? That’s iced coffee. What’s cold brew, then? We wanted to let our partner Stephen Robertson of Blanchard’s Coffee Roasting Company in Richmond, Virginia, answer that question for us. Learn more below, then hop over to the Shop to grab a bag of local beans and give homemade cold brew a try. What is cold brew? Simply put, it is coffee brewed with cold water instead of […]
You just gotta love plump, juicy chicken hot off the grill! But if you’ve ever played grill master, you know this lean protein can go from choice to chewy & dry in the blink of an eye. Whether you’re barbecuing boneless, skinless breasts, a pile of meaty drumsticks, or even a whole bird, follow our five easy steps to nail perfectly cooked, mouthwatering meat. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/?attachment_id=7311" alt="5 Tips to Grill Chicken Perfectly – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/5-tips-grill-chicken-perfectly/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Colorado</a></p><img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/?attachment_id=7311" alt="5 Tips to Grill Chicken Perfectly – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p […]
Love fresh, organic produce but hate when it shrivels & wilts before you can use it? Try these tricks to keep your fruits & vegetables fresh longer. Let’s start with these 6 tips: Store fruits & vegetables separately. Fruits like bananas & melons emit the ripening hormone ethylene as a gas, which can speed spoilage of other items. Chop tops. Removing carrots & beet tops helps these veggies retain nutrients & stay fresh longer. Don’t toss beet greens—cook ’em like chard! Let veggies breathe. Store them in reusable mesh bags or unsealed plastic bags. Wait to wash most produce until you’re ready to eat it. Dampness can promote spoilage. Once you’ve cut it, refrigerate it. Wrap tightly in plastic. A […]
In the past, you may have been leery about eating farmed tilapia. This white fish has traditionally been a bad-for-the-planet food choice. But aquaculture conditions are improving all over the globe and there are now reputable tilapia operations that raise their fish in clean, roomy tanks; avoid antibiotics; feed them high-quality diets; and don’t do damage to the environment. It’s important to know where your fish comes from, so that’s why we’re introducing you to our partner Quixotic Farming, who raises tilapia sustainably on farms in Colorado and Missouri. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/files/2016/07/Tilapia_Infographic_v3-401×1024.jpg" alt="Why Clean-Farmed Tilapia Tops the Rest – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Colorado" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/colorado/why-clean-farmed-tilapia-tops-the-rest/" […]
Remember the fun of trading baseball cards? We’ve created a new version showcasing some of our personal heroes: local farmers who grow & raise the Good Food we deliver to you. Each week throughout July, we’ll introduce you to a new farm & share their stories. Look out for the fourth & last card, a coloring contest for the kiddos & a chance to win a farmer starter kit. Enjoy the cards & collect ’em all! Full Circle Farms founder Dave Asbury & his team grow over 100 varieties of USDA-certified organic vegetables in Longmont. Learn more >> Download farmer card >> For more than 100 years, Ela Family Farms has produced some of the most flavorful fruit on […]