Blog Monthly Archives: May 2016

Early spring brings an abundance of lettuces. Grilling lettuce will soften their center and gently char the tips, providing a smoky, warm, yet sweet flavor. The warm lettuce will absorb the flavors from the dressing.   Key Nutrients: Vitamin K, vitamin A, folate, molybdenum   Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 3 minutes Yield: 6 servings   Ingredients 2 heads of romaine lettuce, rinsed, pat dried, and cut lengthwise 2 tablespoons of olive oil for drizzling Almost Caesar Dressing   Directions: Heat grill … Read More

Chicken nuggets have become an American favorite with adults and children alike. Tyson Foods, Cargill Meat Solutions, and Perdue Farms are responsible for half the chicken production in the United States, primarily using contract farming. In 2007, Georgia alone produced 204,868,242 million chickens.1 It stands to reason, then, that if you’re in Georgia—say, in one of its top chicken producing counties, Franklin—you would expect that the chicken nuggets you eat there would be locally sourced. However, in 2014, the United … Read More