With so much fresh and local produce in season right now, we made the best of it by bringing in as much as we could into Tastebuds! for July 26th. We had broccoli, eggplant, garlic, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, and carrots for kids to practice cutting, chopping, and dicing. Once the first part of the fun… Continue reading Fresh Sautéed Vegetables: July 26th
On one of the rainiest days of the summer this season, we were excited to be inside making some noise with the flour mill at Tastebuds!. Shyla, a Morris Area Farmers Market vendor, brought in her flour mill, along with corn and wheat to use in the mill. Those who adventured to the market through… Continue reading Flour Milling Adventures: July 19th
For the July 5th Tastebuds!, Susie and her daughter, Lilly, came in to demonstrate how to make a simple rhubarb sauce. It was perfectly timed, as the beginning of July is right when the Rhubarb is finishing up for harvest and gearing up to go to seed for the next year, so they harvested it… Continue reading Rhubarb Sauce and Vegetable Skewers: July 5th-July12th
For Tastebuds! on June 28th, Adrienne walked us through how to make basic refrigerated pickles. The idea for the demonstration came out of the usefulness of refrigeration for preserving food, adding taste, and working with seasonal produce. For the pickling, fresh turnips, garlic scapes, and summer zucchini were used-with it all bought from Toad Hill… Continue reading Learning Refrigerated Pickles: June 28th
Yesterday was opening day for the Morris Area Farmers Market. Prior to the bell being rung at 3:00pm to mark the opening, we were bustling around making sure that everything was set-up with vendors, organized for Tastebuds!, and ready to go for a good afternoon. The rhubarb was quickly harvested from a backyard of a… Continue reading Sweet, Sour, Bitter: Kick-off for Tastebuds!