The Mountain Kitchen Tip Tuesday ~ How to Cut, Peel and Slice An Avocado

How to Cut, Peel & Slice an Avocado |

Slicing an avocado is tricky if you don’t know a few simple tips to keep them from squishing all over the place. Since I discovered avocado toast, I think I may have cut more avocados in the past month or two than I ever did when making guacamole. A ripened avocado’s flesh can be easily mashed or squished. It … Read More

Meatless Monday ~ Greek Pita Sandwiches

Meatless Monday ~ Greek Pita Sandwiches |

A taste of the Mediterranean shines through these Greek pita sandwiches with an explosive flavor. Toasted and slightly blistered pita bread stuffed with juicy ripe tomatoes, crisp cucumber, sliced red onion, and black olives marinated in a homemade Greek Dressing, accompanied by fresh salad greens and a creamy and tangy whipped feta dip, this light and … Read More


FOOD FACT FRIDAY ~ Pears | Leran 13 facts you may not have known about the pear. |

Here are 14 facts you may not have known about the pear: Pears are native to Asia and Europe. The European pear originated in Southeast Asia and was first cultivated in Europe about 1000 B.C. Asian pears were cultivated in China as early as 1134 B.C. The Chinese considered the pear, which they call “li,” to be a … Read More

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