Fried Green Tomatoes

Everyone remembers the classic movie Fried Green Tomatoes, right?! It was one of my favorites growing up. It is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship between two women, Ruth and Idgie. The movie really taught me about friendship,…

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Swiss Mountain Coffee

This week, in a coffee-scented office, I sat down with Bryan Bestrom of Swiss Mountain Coffee to talk about what makes the best bean, and how the coffee magic happens.   How did Swiss mountain coffee get started? I got started in office coffee service back in 1980 and that was delivering coffee to offices,…

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Wilted Greens with Squash, Apples and Country Ham

Our bins are still coming through with summer items, however seasonal fall items are making their way into our bins, hearts and stomachs. This week’s recipe is a combination of summer and fall items. It is this time of year where it’s hard to let go of summer while we transition into the chilly mornings and…

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Apples in Autumn

Ahhhhh….what a fabulous time of year? I love waking up with the fresh, crisp clean air raging through our house. We may have put the heat on once last week, post the 90 degree days, but have once again turned it off to be able to feel the change in the air. Fall reminds me of…

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Pasta with Kale & Summer Squash

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. This recipe below is booming with Doorganics products. We are using Green Wagon’s kale, summer squash, Ingra’s cherry tomatoes and hopefully some of last week’s fresh basil. If you don’t have green onion, you can substitute and use the onions you received in last week’s bin. I…

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Pasta with Kale & Summer Squash

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. This recipe below is booming with Doorganics products. We are using Green Wagon’s kale, summer squash, Ingra’s cherry tomatoes and hopefully some of last week’s fresh basil. If you don’t have green onion, you can substitute and use the onions you received in last week’s bin. I…

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The Heirloom Tomato: Michigan Tradition with a Nutritious Twist

  Summertime in Michigan brings us some beautiful and colorful fruits and vegetables. Particularly in the months of August & September we see an abundant amount of heirloom tomatoes. Coming in all shapes and sizes, heirloom tomatoes are a staple in Michigan family tradition and bring us many health promoting benefits. Heirloom tomatoes, or heritage…

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Eggplant Parmesan

Hello Fall! Isn’t it ironic that the first week into September and our weather is in the 60s already. I love Michigan and what this time of year has to offer. We are on the tail end of our crops and the veggies and fruits are making some of their final appearances. If you haven’t…

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