Garlic Scapes Those of you who garden are probably very familiar with the garlic scapes that mature in the summer. If you are not a gardener, and have never lived with a gardener, than you might have met these odd spear like curlicues when they appeared in the food share with some confusion. Garlic scapes […]
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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 […]
Barely half way into our 30th Anniversary Year, St. Johns Food Share made history. Our first community-based fundraiser raised $14,470 from members, individuals, businesses and faith-based organizations. This Bridging The Gap campaign engaged dozens of Food Share members working together to raise funds in person, by phone, on foot and online. We exceeded our goal […]
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 […]