Purple Mashed Potatoes ~ Yes, Please!

purple mashed potatoes

Aren’t these mashed potatoes fun?!?! They aren’t dyed. I didn’t do anything strange to them. All I did was peel, slice, boil and mash. The only ingredients other than the potatoes are butter, milk and salt – perfectly normal. The…

Pink Pumpkins

Pink Pumpkin

Yes, these pumpkins are pink! These are a new hybrid variety called Porcelain Doll Pumpkins. The insides are bright orange, just like you would expect from a pumpkin. The pumpkins come in a variety of shapes, sizes and shades of…

Strawberry Cucumber Wrap

strawberry cucumber wrap

Strawberry Cucumber Wrap Ingredients for each wrap: 1 Flour Tortilla 1 Large Strawberry (or a couple of small ones), sliced 4 Slices of Cucumber, peeled Sprouts* Optional – Balsamic Vinegar or salt Instructions: Layer strawberry and cucumber slices on tortilla…

Ginger Cookies

ginger cookies

Ginger Cookies by Chef Tom Fraker of Melissa’s Produce Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted buter, softened 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 T finely minced fresh ginger 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour…

Breakfast at IHOP

chocolate chocolate chip pancakes

IHOP When I think of IHOP, the first thing that comes to mind is their fluffy buttermilk pancakes. I like them with butter only, no syrup. But …. they also have a lot of other food that is quite tasty.…

Cucumber Beet Salad

Cucumber Beet Salad

Cucumber Beet Salad Ingredients: 4 Melissa’s Baby Cucumbers, sliced 1 Pkg Melissa’s Steamed Peeled Red Baby Beets (5 small beets), sliced 2 T Balsamic Vinegar Queso Fresco* Optional – Salt to taste Instructions: Gently toss cucumbers and beets Add balsamic vinegar – gently toss…