Hello to all my nutty friends. It’s Michelle from the Rancho Vignola office. This recipe brings up many mixed emotions for me; let me explain. I have been a Rancho customer for 10 years and have been working for this fine company for the past two years. It was not until recently that Indra Vignola… Read more »
Posts Tagged: walnuts
Are you a vegetarian? Are you looking to incorporate more plant-based meals and snacks into your routine? If so, nuts, seeds and dried fruit might just become your new best friend! What is a vegetarian?
It’s the fall harvest season, a delicious time of year! We are fortunate to have many hard-working farmers growing food for us all, from nuts and fruit to vegetables and grains. At harvest we are surrounded with an abundance of fresh and healthful foods.
It is rhubarb season! Rhubarb is a wonderful perennial plant to have in the garden – so easy to grow and care for. If you have an abundance of rhubarb and no time to use it, you can easily chop up the stalks and freeze it for later use, but let’s talk about some delicious and… Read more »
The farmers markets are back in full swing around our home province of BC, and with them comes an abundance of fresh local produce. One of the things we love to get at this time of year is fresh salad greens! If you’re looking for a way to make your lunch or dinner salad a… Read more »
Rancho Vignola is so lucky to have customers who share their culinary creations with us, this one chock-full of healthy ingredients, containing no sugar and can be adapted to be completely gluten-free! Rancho Vignola Harvest Sales are happening in our communities and the online Harvest Sale is coming up from December 1 to 15, so our… Read more »
“My summer of training has been mostly dry-land training such as roller skiing, running and biking in and around Canmore, Alberta, but highlighted by a three-week, on-snow training camp in August at Snow Farm in New Zealand. Starting in May, the first few months of summer training are focused on building up our aerobic base,… Read more »
Making their own pie crust has many competent cooks shudder at the thought. We’re happy to tell you it doesn’t have to be that daunting, with the the right tools and a good recipe. Pie crust is often quite bland, lacking much in the way of character. Take your pie crust up a notch in… Read more »
Spring is definitely here, and with it fresh vegetables, flowers and new growth just about everywhere you look. The baby pak choy (very similar to the better-known bok choy) looked too good to pass up at the local farmers market, so to the Rancho Kitchen it went to create a delicious fresh recipe to share!… Read more »
Walnuts are more like cashews in that they are drupes (fruit) and not botanical nuts. They have a thick green husk that is removed when ripened and then hardened, revealing a wrinkled shell. Seed kernels are enclosed in a brown seed coat which contains the antioxidants needed to protect the nutmeat from rancidity caused by… Read more »