Hands down, I give bell peppers the title of best summer veggie. They are so incredibly versatile, and are delicious raw, grilled, roasted or sizzled in a skillet! I use them year-round, but they are at their peak this time of year. That’s why I love canning them as Quick & Easy Hot Pepper Jelly to use later.
I’m not going to kid you—chipotles are intimidating. I’ve seen people push their grocery cart past them going double time, making no eye contact with the mound of dried husks. They usually head for the bell peppers…and I get that. But here’s the thing: They’re missing out. Dried or canned, chipotles are in everything you want to eat. Seriously. I have some evidence below. These recipes all use canned chipotles, which of course need no prep or chopping. But do take a look at our mind-blowing video that shows exactly how easy it is to prep a dried chipotle pepper. And then you’ll know. And you’ll never power-walk past these spicy bits of paradise again. Continue reading
You know that moment when you walk into the farmers’ market and you’re almost overwhelmed by all the glorious fruits and veggies piled up everywhere you look? Yeah, we’re there. If my trip to the farmers’ market last weekend is any indication, we’ve hit peak produce production. I highly recommend grabbing the extra-large tote, then taking a trip to see and taste everything your local farmers have to offer. Be on the lookout for these six amazing fruits and veggies, then come home and enjoy my favorite ways to make them shine. Continue reading