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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Irish Way with a Twist: Colcannon

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

"Did you ever eat colcannon, made from lovely pickled cream? With the greens and scallions mingled like a picture in a dream…." Colcannon, such a famous traditional Irish comfort food a song was written about it! St. Patrick's Day is a great day to embrace that inner Irishman and try an Irish side dish, such as colcannon. Aside from the common Irish cuisine of corned beef and cabbage, colcannon...

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Cauliflower mini pizzas

Crazy for Cauliflower

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

Recently working with a group of children, I asked them to list their favorite vegetables. The typical answers were corn, peas, broccoli, carrots, and green beans. I was disappointed not to hear cauliflower from the group. Cauliflower or "cabbage flower" is a versatile vegetable and can be served steamed, cooked, mashed, baked, roasted, or consumed raw. With many different ways to eat cauliflow...

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