Friday-Food-Frenzy: Keen on Peaches

My 6-year old son just acquired a taste for peaches.  Up until now, I'm fairly certain he was freaked by their fuzzy skin.  However, with our frequent fruit purchases at the Green Thumb, our local organic farm stand, he's warmed up to them. His peachy turning point was last week. My daughter and I were cutting all sorts of fresh summer fruits to put into our White Wine Sangria.  Thinking he was grabbing some apple chunks, he popped a pile of fruit into his mouth only to be pleasantly surprised that in fact, he had just eaten some deliciously … [Read more...]


Everyone has summer on the brain.  The weather is warm. Schools are letting out.  Kids are headed to camps.  This week's Friday-Food-Frenzy recipes celebrate summertime.  They're quick-and-easy requiring very few ingredients and, they're light and refreshing to taste! The first recipe is more like a healthy snack.  I always remember Mom placing green grapes in the freezer to later peel and eat as a nice frozen treat.  This recipe, inspired by a good friend and cook, Claire Abenante, adds just a few unsuspected ingredients to the grapes that … [Read more...]