This recipe was originally developed as part of our Kids Kits 2021 program.
Baking can be intimidating and frustrating, but it can also be fun, silly, messy, and delicious! Whether you have kids or not, if you ever made cookies as a kid with an older family member I’m sure that you have experienced this first-hand. This week’s Kid’s Kit brings a few simple ingredients into your kitchen […]
Breakfast can easily be one of the most creative meals of the day; if you have time for it that is. Most people however don’t have time for a nice sit-down breakfast with their family. That doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy typical breakfast food at other times of the day! This week’s Kid’s Kits […]
by Sarah Buckman, Common Ground Food Co-op As cooling weather falls upon us each October in Champaign-Urbana, I am always stunned by the bounty of local foods harvested this month. October straddles the last of summery heat-loving foods like our favorite nightshades all the while welcoming the harvest of cool-loving salad mixes, brassicas, and storage […]
by Erin Harper, University of Illinois Extension Strawberries can make an excellent groundcover for your planting beds. The plants get 8 to 10 inches tall and are just a beautiful shade of green which is lighter than most plants used as a ground cover. There are two types, Junebearing and everbearing. Junebearing plants typically produce […]
Let’s all take a minute to thank the Italians. They, as I understand, are the ones who brought zucchini to the United States. And without zucchini, how would we know that we had arrived at midsummer’s abundance? If your neighbors didn’t leave bags of the green squash on your porch, and you weren’t trying to […]