Food · Just my Thoughts

Organic or Not?

Everyone says you should buy organic.  While I think a lot of organic foods are good, I say you should buy local before worrying about organic.  A lot of local foods are organic also. Then, I hear the argument that people on tight budgets cannot afford organic produce.  I do understand this issue.  Trust me! … Continue reading Organic or Not?

Just my Thoughts · Recipes

Fresh Green Beans

There is nothing I love more than veggies straight from the garden.  Because of that, I am going to be featuring some of my favorite recipes to use these veggies. Balsamic Green Bean Salad 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons chopped shallots 2 tablespoons chopped garlic ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive… Continue reading Fresh Green Beans