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With summer’s plentiful harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables right around the corner, we invite you to consider learning the art and craftsmanship of making preserves from scratch.

There’s a new Robert Rose book release, “Best of Bridge Home Preserving” ( that provides a wonderful tutorial about creating jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles and more, right from your own kitchen! Who knows — you may find yourself a wonderful new hobby that can turn into a lucrative artisan food business!

Best of Bridge Home Preserving – Gotta Love It!

leafy greens

Another great food reference book has crossed our desk, the very informative and well researched “Complete Leafy Greens Cookbook” by Susan Sampson (

There are well rounded, interesting profiles on more than 60 different fresh produce items included under the “leafy greens” umbrella, along with selection, storage, nutritional information and serving suggestions. In addition to the more commonly known leafy greens such as bok choy, napa cabbage and collard greens, this wonderful directly also introduces the reader to more exotic choices such as nettles, scapes, yo choy sum and Houttynia.

The Complete Leafy Greens Cookbook by Susan Sampson – Gotta Love It!



ImageEver wonder how to improve on the perfection of a perfectly ripe tomato slice,  a refreshing salad of organic greens or a piece of imported Italian mozzarella?  Stoger offers four varieties of pure seed oils ( that add authentic flavor, color and intensity to the most simple dishes in addition to making a delicious dip for bread and crackers for the appetizer portion of your meal.

Our favorite is the Organic Pumpkin, rich and earthy, although Tomato Seed, a very spicy hot Chile Seed and Cherry Seed are also worthy of keeping on your kitchen table.  Stoger Pure Seed Oils are the perfect way to add color, excitement and complementary flavors to your menu offerings. With just a drizzle of Stoger  Seed Oil, even the ordinary becomes something special.

Stoger Pure Seed Oils – Gotta Love It!