I have just returned from the PMA Fresh Summit and I’m starting to organize my thoughts and pictures as to best present them here at BoredMom.com. There are a lot of fun and creative food products coming into your local grocery stores soon and you won’t want to miss these! Read more about Return from the PMA Fresh Summit Expo - Whew
I’m getting up early tomorrow morning to drive up to the Fresh Summit Convention in Anaheim to blog my little heart out. This event is the epic gathering of produce growers both local and international. As a blogger, I’ll be looking for creative, unusual and delicious ideas and I’m sure there will be no shortage. I’ve already decided to stop eating until tomorrow, because I have a feeling that my stomach will be working overtime. Read more about Who I Want to See at the PMA Fresh Summit
I found some really big parsnips and as it’s Fall, I decided now is the time to play with this root vegetable. I saw a recipe for baked parsnip fries and this huge specimen was going to be perfect for experimentation. I took off the skin with my peeler and started to chop it up into chunks. It was firmer than usual and a little woody. Shoot..did I buy an old parsnip? Read more about Parsnip & Horseradish: This one blew my mind!
Look what I found in the berry section today at Sprouts! Kiwi Berries! I have never seen these cuties before and was super excited to get some home because I love kiwis. These ‘berries’ are about the size of an olive and have smooth non-fuzzy skins like a grape. However, the picture on the box indicated that it looks like a real kiwi fruit inside. I don’t think I’ve ever had this much excitement in the produce aisle. I may or may not have made a scene by squealing. Anyway... Read more about Cute Fruit Alert! Kiwi Berries!
It's Fall, so let's eat like it! Here is a really fresh twist for sweet potatoes. This soup is really easy to make and almost addicting! The flavor combo with the heat from Chipotle chils and the fresh lime are a great way to offset the natural sweetness and creaminess of a sweet potato. Read more about Spicy Sweet Potato & Lime Soup
I’ve been reading about Tomato Jam in all my favorite Southern foodie magazines so I finally decided to bust out my canning supplies and do this before all the good late-summer tomatoes are gone.
It’s really important to use quality tomatoes in this recipe. Hot house tomatoes will result in something that looks like tomato jam, but tastes like spices. Read more about Spicy Tomato Jam
My friend gave me a carton full of glorious multi-colored fresh chicken eggs from her very own little chicken babies. Here is one of her feathered kids cruising around the living room. Read more about Urban Chickens Inspire Sweet Potato & Caramelized Onion Quiche
Hey, Husbands - You’re screwed! Yep, a new holiday is upon us (well, mostly on you) and it’s called National Wife Appreciation Day. Wow, and you already have to contend with your wife’s Birthday, Anniversary, Mother’s Day (if applicable), Valentine’s Day and Boss’s Day (if you know what’s good for you). Read more about National Wife Appreciation Day - Husbands Everywhere Screwed