Organic vs. Non-Organic

Here I believe the differences between organic vs non-organic are clearly visible. Color, firmness, flavor — organic tomatoes trump store tomatoes in all the important categories, hands down.  Firmness and flavor can’t be conveyed in a photograph, but I’m guessing you can imagine which tomato tastes better.  I know which one I choose!

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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

bacon-wrapped scallops #3Yum, yum, YUM!  Bacon-wrapped scallops are a super special treat, ridiculously simple to make and oh SO delicious.  Fresh scallops, perfectly cooked to velvety smoothness, tucked inside a succulent layer of crispy bacon.  Scallops, buttery and delicate;  bacon… — really, isn’t everything made better by bacon?  Serve this exceptional dish for special guests or surprise your family with something extraordinary.

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Gazpacho, the Spicy Version

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If ever there was a perfect summer soup, it’s Spicy Gazpacho — a chunky, chilled soup filled with chopped fresh vegetables.  What a great way to enjoy your mouthwatering garden produce, those prolific summer cucumbers and tomatoes!  Adding just a touch of spicy jalapeno pepper heat to beautifully complement the tomato sweetness and you’ve got summer in a bowl.

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