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Cocktail Recipes with DIY Simple Syrups

November 13, 2018

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Make your year-end holiday season bright with these wonderfully fresh cocktail recipes, including Pomegranate Martini, Cranberry Orange Fizz, and Spiced Cider. Try the three cocktail recipes below with these easily adaptable handcrafted simple syrups. These recipes can also be enjoyed without alcohol for a delicious mocktail. Pomegranate Martini Serves 2 6…

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DIY Gifts: Homemade Simple Syrups

November 13, 2018

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This holiday season, give a homemade gift from your kitchen. Handcrafted simple syrups are an easy, thoughtful gift that will jazz up any cocktail, latte, or dessert recipe. These can be easily adapted to personal taste, plus they’re vegan and gluten-free. Simple syrups keep for four weeks when refrigerated,…

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Celebrate Family Meals Month

September 1, 2018

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September is National Family Meals Month, a movement to raise awareness of the physical, social, and mental health benefits of eating frequent family meals. Research has demonstrated that family mealtime, when children, parents, and extended family engage in conversation, results in a wealth of positive benefits. Family meals eaten…

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Springtime Barley Pilaf Recipe

April 26, 2018

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By Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen Let’s think about barley beyond soup and give it another stage. This mild, toothsome grain is a perfect vehicle for the clean flavors of spring. This can be served as a main course, along with a green side salad and…

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Pantry Gold

April 26, 2018

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By Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen Even I am often guilty of asking the question, “What to eat?”. Monday morning, in the whirlpool of breakfast and lunch-making, is when the wheels begin to turn on what I should make for the week. I head to the…

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Instant Pot, Instant Oats, Instant Love

March 14, 2018

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By Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen Instant Pot, instant love. Well, not exactly instant love. I stared at or walked past this contraption for a full week after untangling it from its box. That was a year ago. Now, there are days when I’ve used it…

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Making the Most of Citrus Season

February 21, 2018

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By Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen We’re still in the heart of citrus season, and there are many delicious options to choose from. Speak with your co-op’s produce staff to learn which citrus is best at the moment and don’t hesitate to ask for a sample!…

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Jam Jar Salad Dressings

January 29, 2018

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Presented by Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen Making your own salad dressings is simple and easy using staples you may already have on hand. Shake all ingredients well in a jam jar, taste for seasoning, and you’re ready to go! Maple & Mustard Dressing…

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Hoppin’ John for Good Luck in the New Year

December 26, 2017

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New Year’s Day is celebrated by many families with Hoppin’ John, a traditional southern stew made with black eyed peas. Some people add a penny or other small trinket to the beans when serving them. Whoever finds it is promised especially good luck in the New Year. Many recipes can…

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A Family Recipe for the Holidays

November 23, 2017

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Thanks to board member Hlee Vang for sharing her family’s traditional holiday recipe! “I love the holidays and the ability to share good, healthy, delicious food with my family and friends. I would love to share a traditional family recipe with you. Bon appétit!” – Hlee Vang Chicken Coconut…

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