Archive for September, 2014

Introducing a New (Old) Favorite: Boulder Organic! Soups

If one meal embodies the feeling of home, it’s soup. “Soup is very comforting, sentimental, and nurturing,” says Kate Brown, founder of Boulder, Colorado-based Boulder Organic!, the only U.S. producer of ready-made soups that are 100% fresh, organic, and gluten-free. (You may already know–and love­–the soups under their former name, Boulder Soup Works.) Made in one of the country’s healthiest cities, these handcrafted soups are a wholesome addition to your day, whether as a quick lunch or dinner. Best-selling Roasted Tomato with Basil, for instance, contains only 61 calories and 3 grams of fat per 8-ounce serving. Nutrition research backs up soup’s health-boosting powers. Soup eaters have a smaller waist circumference and a lower BMI than those who don’t eat soup, […]

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Epic Passion for Pickling

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What does it look like to be a stay-at-home dad and run your own pickle company? Something like this: Wake before sunrise, get the kids ready for school, receive an 18-wheeler full of produce, hit the kitchen to brew brine and start a new batch, then hop in your Volkswagen to deliver jars of pickled veggies to local retailers. This is a day in the life of Rob Seufert and Epic Pickles of York, Pennsylvania. The Epic Pickles story begins in 2011 when Rob was working as a graphic designer and pickling on the side. “I’ve always had the itch to start my own business,” he says. Before working his 9-to-5 office gig, he’d often drive an hour to Lancaster to pick up produce. After […]

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Yes, You Can! 8 Easy Steps to Canning & Preserving

8 Easy Steps to Canning & Preserving

It’s easier than you think to preserve fresh fruits and veggies so you can savor summer flavors year-round. Learn how in 8 easy steps in the infographic below. Canning saves money and allows you to eat local, even in winter. Plus, fermented foods are good for you! For a more detailed how-to on preserving, turn to canning expert Marisa McClellan’s additional tips and tricks that will have you canning in no time. Check out “Canning & Preserving 101: You Can Do It!” on the Good Food Blog. Download this infographic.Embed Our Infographic On Your Site!Image Width%px<img src="https://blog.doortodoororganics.com/tristate/files/2014/09/Canning-How-to_final.jpg" alt="Yes, You Can! 8 Easy Steps to Canning &amp; Preserving – An Infographic from Door to Door Organics" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a […]

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