The most recent dish I prepared using items from the food share was not a success. It was fine, I ate it, but it was nothing to write home about (and I write home regularly). The fault most likely lies somewhere between the recipe I chose, and my own limited familiarity with the item […]
We love tasty recipes with budget-stretching qualities. We encourage healthy eating habits, and preparing and eating fresh foods with maximum nutrition and minimal waste.
Insta-pickles! If you are like me, you open your fridge at the end of the week, and find what appears to be a very random assortment of vegetables. You swear you had a plan, and yet no perfect meal reveals itself. Soup season is over, so what is a person to do with those carrots, […]
While shopping at the Food Share last week, my room mate and I snagged a bag of wheat berries. I was absolutely convinced I had cooked with them before, but when I got home, not a single one of my cookbooks included a relevant recipe. A quick poll of my friends revealed that none of […]
Many of us are members of St. Johns Food Share because our budget does not allow for personal trainers. However, we do have access to some very healthy food choices! How many times have you heard a fellow member bemoan, “I don’t know what to do with that?… I’ve never had that….I would, but […]
This is a delicious, thrifty, all-season soup from popular food and nutrition columnist Jane Brody. We like it because it is low in cholesterol, high in dietary fiber and vitamins A and C. It is simple to substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth if desired. You can also omit the wine. We love the grated […]