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Celebrating All Things Boysenberry

It’s spring, which means it’s time to celebrate all things boysenberry at Knott’s Berry Farm during the Knott’s Berry Bloom event, now through April 27. If you’re not familiar with boysenberries, you need to hunt down some boysenberry products right now. These berries are a cross between raspberries, blackberries, and loganberries and they’re known for [...]

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A New Look at Peppers

I recently discovered that I’ve been thinking about peppers the wrong way. In my head, I’ve been subconsciously dividing peppers into “hot” and “not hot” categories and serving the kids the peppers from the latter category. But as I’ve come to realize from reading The Great Pepper Cookbook from Melissa’s Produce, there’s an enormous range [...]

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Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchen. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, [...]

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Blackberry Beet Brownies

I’m just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies I’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But I want to make one other thing clear: I don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables [...]

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“Mint” Chocolate Chip Pancakes for #StPatricksDay

Green food coloring for St. Patrick’s Day? No thanks – especially when so many other delicious foods are already green. We’ve already gone the naturally green frosting and naturally green cake route; now it’s time to move on to breakfast. When we first saw these Spinach Mint Pancakes from Kitchen Cyclone, we knew they were [...]

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Deviled Potatoes

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and it inspires us to get in touch with our inner leprechaun and create funny and mischievous treats. Now while these deviled potatoes aren’t necessarily Irish, or devilish, we like them because they’re just silly enough (and easy for kids to make) that they seem like fun for [...]

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Fear No Fruit

Are you in the late winter fruit doldrums right now? We feel your pain. By the end of winter we’re usually daydreaming about those long summer days with endless peaches, watermelon, blueberries…But we digress. There’s lots of great fruit out there to eat right now, it’s just that you might not immediately recognize it. Sometimes [...]

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