Cooking Tip of the Day: We love tomatoes!
Whether grape, roma, beefsteak or early girl – nothing tastes like summer more than a backyard garden tomato. If Bon Appetit ever asks – what is always in your kitchen – tomatoes are definitely the answer. Their versatility is amazing and easy to use in many recipes. Check out our easy Pico de Gallo recipe for your next tortilla chip snack.
Pico de Gallo
Serves 10 You’ll need: 6 medium tomatoes – diced, 6 scallions, chopped, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 small red peppers, 2 limes, juiced. Assemble all ingredients in a bowl and let sit for 15 minutes before eating. This is a super kid snack when they get to assist in cutting!
Fruity American FlagPrep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: No time at all Prep Time: 10 minutes
Equipment: Knife, cutting board
Here’s how: With blueberries still seasonal, and watermelon in abundance — all you need in addition is a good-quality feta cheese to create this dish. Get the kids involved, add toothpicks, and enjoy!
Step 1: Slice in half 1 fresh watermelon
Step 2: Cut into thinner slices, then remove fruit and dice
Step 3: Place watermelon in three rows on large plate or baking sheet (leave room for feta cheese)
Step 4: In between rows of watermelon, add in 2 rows of feta cheese
Step 5: In corner, place a small bowl and fill with blueberries
Did you know: Blueberries are actually one of America’s few indigenous foods, grown here for the last 13,000 years — quite fitting to serve on Independence Day!
Homemade Ice CreamPrep Time: about 30 minutes Cooking Time: about 30 minutes Prep Time: 1 hour
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