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Tangy Cucumber Dressing Recipe
A featured recipe from Heinz Vinegar.  Serve over poached salmon, grilled chicken or a simple tomato and lettuce salad. Read article
Pasta Salad with Sweet Vinaigrette Recipe
A featured recipe from Heinz Vinegar.  A light meal on its own, or a tasty side dish to complement any sandwich or entrée. This salad travels well for picnics or tailgate parties, just make a double batch for a larger crowd. Read article
Eat Fresh from the Garden
Easy Pickles
Stuffed Cupcake Squash Recipe
 For 2015 Burpee introduced ‘Cupcake’, a hybrid squash that is shaped like a cupcake. Read article
Salsa De Fruta Topicales Recipe

Fresh and fruity salsa.

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Fast Food Garden - Salsa
Fast food, from your garden Read article
Fast Food Garden - Hush Puppies
Fast food, from your garden. Read article

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • How can you tell when it is time to harvest the backyard apple, peach, pear and cherry trees? Time the picking to coincide with the fruit being fully ripe to yield its peak of flavor and nutrition. Here’s what to look for:
    - The fruit will look ripe. Its skin will be flush with color rather than the green shade it had while developing all summer.
    - The fruit will feel ripe. It will yield to a gentle squeeze indicating the flesh has softened somewhat.
    - It will also smell ripe becoming pleasantly fragrant, especially when the sun has warmed it.
    - The best indication that fruit is ready for picking is that it picks easily. Truly ripe fruit virtually falls into your hand when grasped. But harvest before it drops onto the ground and attracts bees.