Food for Thought — #appetizers

Good Times Create Great Memories

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Good Times Create Great Memories
When you use scrumptious and easy ingredients like vomFASS products, recipes don’t have to be complex to be special.

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Spice It Up a Little

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Spice It Up a Little
No need to buy peppers out of season! Perfectly preserving pepper flavors in artisanal oils  allows you to have them on hand year-round. 

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Leaping Roses!

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Leaping Roses!
Highly valued for the unique floral notes, roses are used to enhance a wide range of dishes, including desserts, sweets, beverages, and even savory dishes like rice pilafs or meat dishes.

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Pumpkinseeds-The Naked Truth

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Pumpkinseeds-The Naked Truth
You may have heard that “pepitas” is another term for pumpkin seeds. Yet, the pepitas at the store don’t look like the seeds that come from homegrown pumpkins. Pepitas have a fine papery skin, much like hulled sunflower seeds. So, are pepitas simply hulled pumpkin seeds…?

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Master of Disguise

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Master of Disguise

Abundance This time of year, the long-suffering zucchini is the butt of quite a few jokes. But we really don’t understand why. Here’s a vegetable (well, technically a fruit) that gets along with everyone and everything. It is genuinely the ever-generous "nice guy." This plant is so charitable that there is actually a national Surprise your Neighbor with a Zucchini on their Porch Day.  Multi-purpose The beauty of a zucchini is that its unassuming, slightly nutty, slightly sweet flavor can play the lead actor or be the secret sidekick, with equal aplomb. With gentle culinary manipulation it can be an appetizer, soup,...

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