Archive for May, 2017

Party on a Stick

For your next backyard cookout or summertime soiree, break free from the usual burgers–brats–potato salad program and instead serve everything on a stick. Yep, from your pre-meal apps to your main dishes all the way through to dessert, you can wow your crowd with a whole menu of kebab’d delights. All you need is a little inspiration; some Good Food like plump portobello mushrooms, wild-caught shrimp, and seasonal berries; and a big bunch of skewers. Kickoff Kebabs Melon, Mozz, and Prosciutto Pops: So simple, so scrumptious. Ball up your favorite fresh seasonal melon (or two faves!), skewer with savory prosciutto slices and fresh mozzarella cheese balls, crank on some fresh-ground black pepper, and serve cold. Lemon Shrimp Skewers: Pick up […]

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4 Tips for a Better Vegetarian Cookout

4 Tips for a Better Vegetarian Cookout

Think grilling season is just for meat lovers? Think again. Whether you’re occasionally cutting back on meat in favor of more plant-based proteins or you’re a longtime vegetarian who’s always on the lookout for a better meat alternative, we’ve got some ideas (and plenty of Good Food) to help make your next fire-kissed meal the best yet. 1. Banish Bland with a Great Marinade Sure, you could just throw slices of tofu or tempeh on the grill and call it a day. But, these protein-packed alternatives are at their best when treated as a base with the potential to become as flavorful as you want. Taking tofu or tempeh from bland to luscious is as easy as covering slices of […]

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Build a Better Burger

Build a Better Burger

Most Memorial Day grill-outs have the same trusty burger toppers: ketchup, mustard, pickles, maybe some onions. There’s nothing wrong with the usual accoutrements, but why not step it up a notch? Whether you’re hosting this year’s festivities or contributing to a communal spread, elevate the burger bar with jazzed-up condiments and tantalizing toppings. You can find many of the Good Food ingredients you’ll need right at the Shop—just add ’em to your weekly order! Kickin’ Ketchups Let’s face it, America loves its ketchup—especially on burgers. If you don’t offer the red stuff at your BBQ, you might hear a few grumbles. So give those die-hards the best ketchup they’ve ever tasted. Since this is a tricky condiment to replicate from scratch, […]

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How to Grill Your Whole Dinner

How to Grill Your Whole Dinner

Need a break from the kitchen? Take dinner prep outside! From the main course to dessert, it’s easy to make a whole meal on the grill. Quick cook times, easy clean-up, and a fire-kissed dinner enjoyed in the warm evening air—what’s not to love? Already daydreaming of a Sunday supper prepared and enjoyed in the backyard? Us, too. Here’s how to make it happen. 1. Plan your menu You only need to follow one rule—keep it simple. This is time of year we can really let vegetables and fruits shine and savor the pure flavors of whole, nourishing foods. All you really need is oil, good quality salt, and a peppercorn grinder. If you want to add a bit of […]

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5 Tasty Ways to Eat Radishes this Spring

Often relegated to the role of garnish, radishes are rarely given the chance to realize their full potential. Raw radishes pack a powerfully peppery zing, making them a bit overwhelming to more sensitive palates. With a little know-how, though, these radiant spring gems can be prepared to please even the most skeptical among us. Intrigued? We’ve got five ideas to get you started on the path to radish obsession. 1. Roast ‘em After spending a little time in the oven, radishes are transformed into mellow, slightly sweet, tender bites perfect for serving alongside your favorite grilled protein. Radishes can be left whole, halved, or quartered. Just toss with olive oil and a dash of salt. Arrange them in a single […]

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