As I reflect on 2020, I decided that I would look back at the traffic on Produce with Amy and share the top 10 most popular recipes from 2020. I thought it was interesting that the top two recipes were not new ones – but ones that I created when I first started blogging. I love that people find my posts helpful and enjoy the recipes that I create … More Top 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2020
“…And don’t you hearthe goldenrod whispering goodbye,the everlasting being crowned with the firsttuffets of snow? The pondstiffens and the white field over whichthe fox runs so quickly brings outits long blue shadows…”-from Song for Autumn by Mary Oliver I have always thought of October as nature’s last extravagant party before the mighty Michigan cool down. … More CONFETTI SALSA: A CELEBRATION OF FLAVOR
On the eve of Valentine’s Day I wanted to offer you up a romantic recipe. Last year I made a luscious beet soup that my husband John did not find delicious. However, his reaction was memorable and I still laugh thinking about it. Needless to say, I will not be making him soup this year. I am still deciding on an entree, but I know that I will definitely make a leafy green salad with pickled beets, feta cheese, raspberries, walnuts, and a homemade lemon dill dressing.
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The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Babies teethe at the corners. They scrape their knees … More ITALIAN HUMMUS SPREAD WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES, CAPERS, AND OLIVES
“…star of earth, recurrent and fertile star, displays its convolutions, its canals, its remarkable amplitude and abundance, no pit, no husk, no leaves or thorns, the tomato offers its gift of fiery color and cool completeness.” ~Pablo Neruda Is it just me — or do ripe garden tomatoes feel like nature’s apology that summer is … More Bruschetta – The Multifaceted Topping
“In a world where news of inhumanity bombards our sensibilities, where grasping for things goes so far beyond our needs, where time is squandered in busyness, it is a pleasure and a privilege to pause for a look at handiwork, to see beauty amidst utility, and to know that craft traditions begun so long ago … More PICKLES: ONE OF MY FAVORITE FOOD GROUPS
“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next … More Italian Hummus Spread with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Capers, and Olives