Posted in December 2013

Resolve to make good on your resolutions

Many New Year’s resolutions that we make are focused on diet, nutrition and exercise, so we decided to take a closer look at these types of resolutions specifically, and resolutions in general. For starters, there are certainly plenty of religious origins to the new year’s resolution including those by the Babylonians, the Romans, and during … Continue reading

It’s Time for Our Just Desserts

Whether it’s the holidays, a new year’s eve celebration or any special occasion, American families love their desserts – sometimes a little too much – but there are some extremely tasty and not blatantly decadent desserts that the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association gives their “thumbs-up” to. But before we tell you about them, … Continue reading

Here’s the dish on holiday side dishes

Okay, we know the holiday banquet is fast approaching. For some it might take place on Christmas Eve, for others Christmas day, and still others the evening of Christmas. Certainly, there will be many of you who will prepare a turkey, some a holiday ham, and still others will opt for a prime rib of … Continue reading

Attention: Holidays Fast Approaching

It’s that time of year – maybe the best time of year – when families are home, children wait with anticipation, and kitchens take center stage.  When it comes to Christmas, we like what our 30th President, Calvin Coolidge said, “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish … Continue reading

Leftover History or the History of Leftovers

Leftovers are a part of our culture and certainly part of our meal plan.  For sure, they’re part of the tradition of Thanksgiving where we intentionally prepare too much turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and pies so that our guests can depart with a bag of goodies, and everyone in the household can eat … Continue reading