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Simple Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Coriander & Mexican Oregano

From Melissa’s Kitchen: The pints of cherry tomatoes arriving fresh from Dutchess Farm are like little boxes of treasure in shades of red and gold! Full of delicious flavor, these beauties are perfect for snacking. But, if you can resist…

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

New things in Tea and Bulk for March!

We have some new additions in the Tea and Bulk departments this month! T E A Memory Tea Contains powerful memory enhancing herbs and anti-oxidants.  Fruity, clean tat.  Ginkgo leaf, hibiscus flower, eleuthero root, gotu kola herb, parsley flakes, alfalfa…

Easy Red Lentil Enchilada Casserole

Some say red lentils have the best flavor. They’re a bit sweet and nutty. And unlike other lentils, these turn very soft when cooked, only needing to boil for 5-8 minutes before they’re ready to use in this quick take…

Spring Refresh. How to Restock Your Pantry For Success.

With spring upon us, its time to do a little cleaning out and restocking of the pantry. A well stocked pantry prevents last-minute trips to the store or settling for takeout instead of cooking a healthy meal. When you have…

Grapefruit Amaranth Yogurt Parfait

  Though somewhat unknown, amaranth is an ancient grain that was once popular in Aztec cuisine. It’s tiny, quick cooking and highly nutritious, not all that unlike quinoa. While amaranth fell into obscurity for a number of years, it has recently…

cooking dried beans

The Simple Guide That Will Make You a Dried Bean Expert

Although we have more than 20 kinds of dried beans available in our bulk department, we often hear people say they don’t know how to cook them. That’s why we put together this quick start guide to dried beans. Inside…

garbanzo beans, legumes

Ready to Welcome with Staples of the Middle East

This week, Rutland welcomed its first group of Syrian refugee families. As our community spent months preparing for their arrival, we saw an outpouring of generosity. We heard from our members about how we could work together to help ease…

falafel, chickpeas, baked

Baked Falafel

Falafel is a Middle Eastern staple simply made from ground chickpeas and a few flavorings. Most agree that the key to good falafel is using soaked, dried chickpeas, rather than cooked. That means you’ll want to soak the chickpeas overnight…

almond milk, nuts

Almond Milk

There are at least a dozen ways to make a non-dairy milk beverage these days. But almond is always a reliable and effortless choice. We like to keep things simple with the addition of just a little salt, maple syrup…

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