[Recipe] Grilled Portobellos

On March 17, 2017 By


Mushrooms — we got em.   Every week is a new adventure at Community FoodBank. We’re never sure what’s coming in until we see it, and this week, it’s mushrooms! We’ve got a lot of colossal portobellos, the brown mushrooms with a rich, meaty flavor.  Here’s a suggestion that’s simple enough to showcase the […]

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This week, we have lots of diced, peeled butternut squash at Community FoodBank, which will save you a step or two in this recipe for a warming winter soup.   Warm-spiced Butternut Squash Soup 4 pounds whole butternut squash 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 7 cups water 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Socks! Socks! Socks!

On March 4, 2017 By

Did You Know …
The most requested item of clothing among homeless people is socks? The San Benito County Chamber Ambassadors do, and they’re wrapping up a drive for socks and personal toiletries for the homeless in our community. There’s still time to help! Just drop by the Chamber office at 243 Sixth Street […]

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[Recipe] Sweet Potato Fries

On March 3, 2017 By

Most of us call the pointed, orange-fleshed tubers that are on millions of Thanksgiving tables “yams.” But, like their starchier, yellow-fleshed cousins, they’re actually sweet potatoes. Regardless, they’re delicious, even (especially?) without the Thanksgiving mantle of marshmallows. Try these oven baked fries from marthastewart.com.

3 medium sweet potatoes (2 […]

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Have you been impacted by the recent flooding? Community FoodBank is here to help with supplemental and emergency food. Just drop by the office at 1133 San Felipe Road. Stay safe everyone!


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Thank you Rotary Club of Hollister for inviting us to speak at your weekly meeting! Monday, February 13th, Maria Lynn Thomas and Mark Paxton shared information on current affairs and future goals of Community FoodBank. Some of the highlights included the building purchase and renovation project, health issues in San Benito County and how FoodBank is a […]

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[Recipe] Shiitake Angel Hair Pasta

On February 17, 2017 By

This week’s market basket is chock full of exotic mushrooms — shiitake and oyster — along with lots of salad mix, bread and fruit.

Shiitake Angel Hair Pasta   Ingredients 4 servings 6 ounces angel hair pasta 1 clove garlic, minced 6 ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 cup white wine 1 […]

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Watch and listen as the San Benito County Chamber ambassadors fill backpack food bags for local students at FoodBank! The Chamber has put out a challenge to other businesses to volunteer and try to beat their number of filling 770 bags.

Chamber Ambassadors at Community FoodBank of SBC and Sock Drive

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