Early Morning Harvest – Italian-Style Beef Ragu with Cheesy Polenta Recipe

Italian-Style Beef Ragu with Cheesy Polenta 1 cup quick-cooking polenta 3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1/4 cup cream cheese or mascarpone 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Breakfast Polenta Squares with Spinach & Bacon Recipe

Breakfast Polenta Squares with Spinach & Bacon 6 ounces bacon, diced 1 small white onion, diced 3 ounces fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped 4 large eggs, beaten 2 cups whole milk 2 cups … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Mexican Polenta Pie Recipe

MEXICAN POLENTA PIE 1 lb. pork butt or pork shoulder (a large semi-fatty cut of meat with no bones) 1 lb. dry pinto beans, soaked 12 oz. light beer + 12 oz. water (just refill the bottle) 1 14 oz. … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Rustic Polenta Casserole With Mushrooms and Swiss Chard

Rustic Polenta Casserole With Mushrooms and Swiss Chard 3 cups water 1 cup whole milk Salt and pepper 1 cup coarse-ground polenta 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated 3 tablespoons unsalted … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Cheesy Polenta With Roasted Vegetables Recipe

CHEESY POLENTA WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES Vegetables: 2 small zucchinis, diced 3 small yellow summer squash, diced 1 orange bell pepper, de-seeded and diced 1/2 sweet potato, diced 1/2 red onion, … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Polenta Cakes Recipe

Polenta Cakes 1 2/3 cup water or milk salt as needed freshly cracked black pepper as needed 2 tablespoon unsalted butter ⅓ ⅓ cup polenta (or yellow corn meal) 1 ounce Parmesan grated olive oil … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Oven Polenta Recipe

OVEN POLENTA 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 1/2 cups coarse cornmeal 1 tsp. salt 5 1/2 cups hot water 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Rub a 9-by-13-inch pan with olive oil. Add … [Read more...]

Early Morning Harvest – Basic Polenta Recipe

Basic Polenta 2 cups milk 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1¼ cups medium-grind cornmeal ⅓ cup unsalted butter 1½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese In a large pot, bring 4 cups of water, the milk, … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Health with Herbs

What dominates the list of New Year’s resolutions every year? Health-related goals. Lose weight. Eat better. Be healthier and spend more time with family and friends. A Nielsen survey found that many … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to Never Eat White Bread Again

Take a trip to the grocery store and pay attention to the scraps of paper left behind in the shopping carts, blowing in the wind in the parking lot, or wandering aimlessly along a store aisle. Some … [Read more...]