January Menu Makers Feature: Canned Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)

Get ready to elevate your January with the star of our Menu Makers feature: Garbanzo Beans! Bursting with flavor and endless possibilities, these beans are the culinary sidekick you didn't know you needed. From hearty salads that will leave you satisfied to creamy hummus that's perfect for dipping. With Garbanzo Beans as your kitchen companion, [...]

2024-01-02T13:03:44-06:00January 2nd, 2024|Food Shelf, Menu Makers, Volunteers|

December Menu Makers Feature: Canned Refried Beans

Warm up your winter with December's featured Menu Makers item: Canned Refried Beans! Packed with flavor and versatility, these beans are a fantastic addition to a variety of meals. From hearty burritos to savory dips, explore the endless possibilities of creating delicious and nutritious dishes with this pantry staple. Make your meals both convenient and [...]

2023-12-01T13:07:16-06:00December 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

November Menu Makers Feature: Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal

  November brings a unique twist to our Menu Makers recipes as we partner with the local nonprofit, Harvest Pack. This months recipes focus on Harvest Pack's Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal to create delicious, nourishing meals. This partnership not only fills your kitchen with the comforting aroma of cinnamon but also extends the warmth to those [...]

2023-11-01T11:07:46-05:00November 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

October Menu Makers: Canned Pumpkin

October's Menu Makers featured item is Canned pumpkin, a versatile and delicious ingredient that can elevate your culinary creations to the next level. From soups to desserts, canned pumpkin can add a unique and delightful dimension to your meals, making every bite a delectable celebration of the season. Get ready to savor the taste of [...]

2023-10-02T10:22:13-05:00October 2nd, 2023|Menu Makers|

September Menu Makers: Peanut Butter

September's Menu Makers featured item is Peanut butter. This is no longer just a sandwich staple; it's a culinary powerhouse that can transform both sweet and savory dishes. Whether you're adding a dollop to your morning smoothie, drizzling it over a savory stir-fry, or using it as a base for a decadent dessert, the possibilities [...]

2023-09-01T08:59:23-05:00September 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

August Menu Makers Feature: Canned Green Beans

August’s recipes feature Canned Green Beans. Get ready to discover the infinite possibilities of canned green beans! Don't let canned beans be underestimated - they can be the star of your meals with a dash of creativity and a pinch of flavor. These recipes are not just delicious but also an excellent way to incorporate [...]

2023-08-01T11:16:10-05:00August 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

July Menu Makers Feature: Canned Hominy

July's recipes feature Canned Hominy. Derived from dried maize kernels, this traditional ingredient is soaked and cooked until tender, resulting in soft, chewy kernels with a delightfully mild, slightly nutty flavor. Its versatility makes it an excellent addition to a wide range of recipes, from comforting soups to vibrant salads and everything in between. Click [...]

2023-06-29T09:31:05-05:00June 30th, 2023|Menu Makers|

April Menu Makers Feature: Fresh Potatoes

The Menu Makers are back with April's recipes featuring Fresh Potatoes. From savory roasted hasselbacks to tart lemon sweet potato pie. These are sure to please everyone at the table. Click here to read to read the recipes in English Click here to read the recipes in Spanish Sweet Potato Bread Hasselback Potatoes Sweet Potato [...]

2023-04-03T09:10:48-05:00April 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

February Menu Makers Feature: Brown Rice

Looking for a little rice inspiration? This month the Menu Makers highlight 6 of their favorite recipes to help jazz up the brown rice you have at home. Click here for Brown Rice Recipes (English) Haga clic aquí para recetas de arroz integral (Español)   Breakfast Rice Pudding Brown Rice with Spinach Brown Rice Fruit [...]

2023-02-28T17:41:44-06:00February 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

January Menu Makers: Canned Carrots

January Menu Makers Feature: Canned Carrots From savory side dishes to delicious desserts this month the Menu Makers team has collected some of their best recipes for canned carrots. Click here for Canned Carrot Recipes (English) Click here for Recetas con Zanahorias Enlatadas (Spanish) Breakfast Sunshine Smoothie Glazed Carrots Six Ways [...]

2023-02-28T17:41:45-06:00December 27th, 2022|Menu Makers|

December Menu Makers: Ramen Noodles

December Menu Makers Feature: Ramen Noodles From breakfast to a midnight snack, our Menu Makers team has gathered some of the best recipes for ramen noodles for anytime of day (or night!) Click here for recipes using Ramen Noodles (English) Click here for Recetas con Fideos Ramen (Spanish) Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing [...]

2023-02-28T17:41:46-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Menu Makers|

November Menu Makers: Fruit Cocktail

This month we're exploring all the amazing recipes you can create or enhance with a can of fruit cocktail! Fruit cocktail is often one of the choices in our fruit section that gets passed over, but there are lots of delicious recipes that incorporate the variety of fruit flavors it offers. Click here for list [...]

2023-02-28T17:41:47-06:00October 21st, 2022|Menu Makers|

October Menu Makers: Recipes Using Cornflakes

  October Menu Makers Recipes Featuring Cornflakes When most people think of cornflakes, they think of a bowl of cereal and milk, but our team of Menu Makers volunteers has found some delicious ways to add cornflakes to any meal of the day! Check out their take on this breakfast (and food shelf) staple! Click [...]

2023-02-28T17:41:48-06:00September 26th, 2022|Menu Makers|

September Menu Makers: Salsas and Salads

Salad and Salsa Recipes As we commemorate our 50th anniversary this year, we take a trip down memory lane with a collection of some of the stellar salad and salsa recipes from our Menu Makers team! Join us at 11:00am on Saturday, September 17th during our Anniversary Celebration Event to watch a live demonstration from [...]

2022-09-06T13:09:19-05:00September 6th, 2022|Menu Makers|

August Menu Makers: Canned Salmon

  Canned Salmon Recipes We are bringing back a Menu Makers favorite (and the very first product we featured) with recipes for canned salmon. Canned salmon is often an item that gets overlooked by our food shelf shoppers, but we think it is both delicious and nutritious! Check out our list of tried and true [...]

2022-07-15T11:46:18-05:00July 15th, 2022|Menu Makers|

July Menu Makers: Canned Green Beans

  Our team of Menu Makers chefs have put together some recipes with a twist to highlight a classic cooking staple: canned green beans. We hope you bring your adventurous appetite when you try these amazing creations! Click here for complete list of canned green bean recipes (English) Click here for list of canned green [...]

2022-06-28T12:39:44-05:00June 21st, 2022|Menu Makers|

June Menu Makers: Canned Pears

Our team of Menu Makers volunteers loves to take a food shelf staple - such as canned pears - and create delicious, nutritious, simple (and affordable) recipes to share. This month's assortment of recipes has a light, summer vibe. We hope you enjoy cooking and baking with pears! Click here for the complete list of [...]

2022-06-07T10:27:40-05:00May 19th, 2022|Menu Makers|

May Menu Makers: Refried Beans

  There are lots of wonderful ways to use refried beans in recipes. Using refried beans in healthy recipes can add protein and fiber to your dish. Check out all of the delicious recipes our Menu Makers team cooked up using refried beans! Click here for complete list of recipes using refried beans (English) Click [...]

2022-04-28T12:20:23-05:00April 20th, 2022|Menu Makers|

April Menu Makers: Stuffing Mix

Cooking with stuffing isn't just for the holidays! Many of us think of stuffing as a side dish to a holiday meal, but our Menu Makers team of volunteers is here to prove us wrong with this list of delicious recipes using stuffing. It's hard to pick a favorite, so try them all! Click here [...]

2022-03-28T11:03:03-05:00March 24th, 2022|Menu Makers|

March Menu Makers: Flour

  March: Flour Recipes A bag of flour is one of the baking essentials! Many recipes can be made or enhanced using flour. From breakfast to supper and everything in between - flour can be used in a variety of recipes from morning until night. Check out these simple, affordable (and delicious) recipes our volunteer [...]

2022-04-28T12:21:14-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Menu Makers|
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