Showing posts from July, 2011

A Cacophony of Carrots

Yes, we looked it up. "Cacophony" translated means a loud, confusing, wailing sound . Carrots do not make a loud, confusing or wailing sound, unless you count the crunching they make while you are chewing them. How loud would it be if 30 people ate carrots in the same room at the same time? That could be a cacophony for sure.  I also believe if you substitute "24 pounds" for the word "sound" in the definition you might understand how confusing it is to be in possession of 24 pounds of baby carrots. Wailing is not out of the question either, as I must quickly come up with uses for Daucus Carota  before it's too late and I cry. Well, I won't really cry, but I might whine. Carrots! We all know that carrots are good for us. They are rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants and vitamin A (which is metabolized from the orange Beta Carotene coloring).   Even though I pawned off 2 pounds to Ann, 2 pounds to Mom 2 pounds to Joseph's friend Steven, and

A Preponderance of Pineapples

Pineapples from Wolff's Flea Market Remember when I ended up with 52 pounds of potatoes? We hope you enjoyed our creations . The situation has now repeated itself in the way of pineapples. In true Wolff's fashion, one pineapple just wasn't enough, so I ended up with 7 of these ripe, juicy fruits. Not one to shrink from a cooking challenge, I have been busy creating pineapple concoctions all week. Below are the recipes. Tip 1 : Don't even think about buying the pineapple(s), putting it in your car and then going back to shop at the flea market. We won't go into detail, but let's just say that we don't recommend it.  That said, on to the fun. DAY 1 : We just ate pineapple! DAY 1:  FRUIT SALAD Cut & enjoy!                                 Tip 2 : How do you cut a pineapple? Easy! Just follow the directions on this website, coincidentally named ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~