At the Farmers' Market with Kids: Recipes and Projects for Little Hands
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"Finish your vegetables!" becomes a phrase of the past when kids discover the diversity and deliciousness of farmers' markets. From exploring the vibrant booths to selecting produce and tasting the unique flavors each season brings, the farmers' market provides a fertile playground for kids and brings families together while building healthy habits and supporting sustainable eating. At the Farmers' Market with Kids profiles the fruits and vegetables available at most farmers' markets, explaining how to tell which ones are ripe and how to store them. With age-specific tips that cater to children of all ages, plus 65 nutritious and kid-pleasing recipes to put your farmers' market spoils to use, this cookbook makes it easy for everyone in the family to eat healthfully and live well.
5. Label the jars with the recipe name and date (see instructions). The pickles will keep for up to 3 months in the refrigerator. Melons Melons belong to the same botanical family as squashes, gourds, and cucumbers. They fall into two broad categories: watermelon and muskmelon. The latter includes cantaloupe, Crenshaw, and honeydew melons. You are sure to find regional varieties of both types at your market: muskmelons that are big or small, round or oblong, with seeds or without, and
not overlapping, over the sauce. Top the noodles with � cup sauce, again spreading it evenly. Arrange one-third of the squash slices on the sauce in a single layer. Sprinkle the squash with a little salt. Using a tablespoon, dot the squash layer evenly with one-third of the ricotta and sprinkle with one-third of the mozzarella. 4. Repeat the layers of noodles, sauce, squash, ricotta, and mozzarella two more times. Sprinkle the top layer with the Parmesan and drizzle with the remaining 1
in batches, for 8 to 10 minutes until they are crisp. You will need to keep a close eye on the chips toward the end, as they tend to go from done to scorched quite suddenly. 5. Store the chips in airtight containers for up to 2 days. KIDS CAN measure the ingredients • rinse and dry the kale leaves • mix the leaves with the paste • place the leaves on the baking sheets Green Smoothie If your kids are reluctant to eat their greens, maybe they will drink them! [serves 1 to 2] 1 cup trimmed
the water from the pot and run cold water into the pot to cool the eggs. Carefully remove the rubber bands and then the fabric from the eggs. Peel off the onion skins. The eggshells will have absorbed the swirling pattern of the onion skins. Let the eggs dry. Cherries Cherries are one of the first stone fruits to reach the market in spring. The two main types are the sweet cherry (also called wild cherry) and the sour cherry (also called tart cherry). Sour cherries are excellent in preserves
and the peas can be shelled or left in the pod. Snow peas have an edible, tender, flat pod and are eaten when the peas are undeveloped. Fava beans have a very thick, bright-green pod lined with soft, spongy padding. Each sweet, nutty-flavored bean inside is covered with a thin but tough skin that can be bitter but is easy to remove. Choosing: Pods should be firm and crisp, not wilted, and free of blemishes. Fava pods can have slight scars and blemishes, as their thickness protects the beans