Savvy Summer Cooking with a Summer Bounty Vegetable Salad



What makes local in-season produce taste better? Maybe it’s because it’s grown with care and love...




Because our dinner today from a grocery store originates from no less than five countries, we are starting to take a closer look at just where our food comes from. We are realizing that food closer to home in season tastes better because it’s a different product than what you buy in the grocery store. Chef Monique Jamet Hooker, a culinary instructor, cookbook author and expert on local foods from De Soto Wisconsin explains “Food less traveled has a lot more flavor as they are a variety of food that has not been developed to sustain long-distance travel and long storage, meaning it’s real food!”