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Get Cookin’ in 2017

One of the best perks of having a Door to Door Organics box delivered to your doorstep is sampling each season’s tastiest fruits, veggies, and herbs. Whether it’s a bushel of nutrient-packed leafy greens in May or juicy, plump peaches in August or bittersweet Brussels sprouts in December, the fresh-picked organic bounty always delights—and invigorates all kinds of culinary creations. Need inspiration for how to showcase seasonal beauts? We’ve got you covered. Just surf our extensive recipe collection for meals, apps, desserts, and drinks that tantalize your taste buds. And to help you keep track of which produce is peaking, download our free Good Food Calendar to your desktop each month. Along with the dates, each brightly colored calendar displays […]

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Spring Harvest Buddha Bowls, 3 Ways!

Spring is the perfect time for a fresh start. Swap out those boring lunchtime sandwiches for one of these vibrant, nourishing Buddha bowls packed with spring veggies and hearty grains. We’ve got three easy bowl ideas to get you started, but you can take it from here—the possibilities are endless! Just use the guide at the bottom of this pretty infographic to build your own. Find all the fixin’s for these bowls at the Shop, plus more recipes. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="http://res.cloudinary.com/relay-foods/image/upload/v1490982558/Spring-Bowls_Infographic_v1_ewm0ku.jpg" alt="Spring Harvest Buddha Bowls, 3 Ways! – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics Great Lakes" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/greatlakes/spring-harvest-buddha-bowls/" target="_blank">Door to Door Organics Great Lakes</a></p><img src="http://res.cloudinary.com/relay-foods/image/upload/v1490982558/Spring-Bowls_Infographic_v1_ewm0ku.jpg" alt="Spring Harvest […]

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8 Tips to Pack a Better Office Lunch

You’re at work. Around 11 a.m., your stomach starts growling. By 11:45 a.m., you’re hangry. You’re counting down the minutes until lunchtime  … and then you realize you’ve packed the same old sandwich you always eat. Sound familiar? You deserve a lunch upgrade. Here are our eight top tips for making a better office lunch. 1. Love your leftovers For fans of leftovers, this is a no-brainer. A scrumptious office lunch is simply a matter of packing up last night’s supper on your way out the door. If this is you, here’s a friendly reminder: Double up your dinner recipe tonight so you’ll have extra for lunch tomorrow. But if eating the same dish the next day doesn’t excite you, get creative with your leftovers: • Turn last night’s […]

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How to Make Your Own Vegetable Broth

Carrot ends, onion skins, kale stems, celery nibs, and leek tops—to you, that may sound like a list of items to send straight to the trash or compost bin. To us, though, they’re the start of something magical. Too many people overlook the power of broth and stock to enhance and elevate a dish. Don’t believe us? Cook tonight’s rice in broth. The once-bland, obligatory side dish will become a savored favorite. So start saving your vegetable scraps and making your own vegetable broth. Here’s how: We’ve created an easy vegetable broth recipe that can be the base of soups, stews, risottos, and pilafs. Feel free to deviate from the recipe and use the vegetable trimmings and scraps you have on hand. […]

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Hello, Holidays–and Brussels Sprouts

Remember the Brussels sprouts you turned up your nose at as a child? Turns out they’re delicious braised or slow-roasted since that brings out the sweetness of these tiny nutrient-packed, cabbage-like heads that are in season in December. Discover easy ways to prepare Brussels sprouts for holiday guests or just to enjoy yourself. If the Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts don’t win you over to the sprout-loving side, nothing will. Inspire your big holiday dinner planning this month by downloading the December 2016 Good Food Calendar to your desktop. Just click on the ideal version for your screen and then choose save/download. 2560 x 1600 1920 x 1080 1366 x 768 1280 x 1024 Not sure how to change your desktop […]

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How to Make Your Own Chai Concentrate

Close your eyes and imagine your perfect Autumn afternoon. Now, imagine that in the midst of your apple-picking, leaf-crunching, sweater-wearing merriment, you’re sipping on a warm, fragrant chai latte. It takes the daydream to a whole new level, right? Rather than dashing off to your nearest coffee shop to grab a cup, open up the spice cabinet and make a batch of chai concentrate so you can have a perfectly spiced, creamy chai whenever the craving strikes. Free of refined sugar and preservatives, this simple recipe can be easily adapted to your tastebuds. Do you like more spice, a tad more sugar? Have you ever wondered what a goat’s milk chai latte would taste like? Start with this recipe for […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey: How to Thaw the Holiday Bird

As much as we look forward to gathering with friends and family around a table laden with our favorite foods, we have to admit that Thanksgiving can be pretty overwhelming, especially the big bird. How much turkey do you need? How do you thaw this thing properly to make sure you don’t serve your guests a turkeysicle? Thankfully, we know a few tricks to help you tame that wild bird. If you’re planning to have a perfectly roasted turkey gracing the center of your table this year, you’ll be delighted to know we still have Organic Prairie frozen turkeys that you can order now at the Shop to get delivered by the holiday. But how do you select the right size? We’re […]

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