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 […]
1. Neighbors Helping Neighbors
That’s not just our motto, that’s how we keep our doors open! Every day neighbors stop by with food donations, or call in to schedule volunteer projects, or send donation checks in the mail. The community response to the flooding on Lover’s Lane shows a real life example of neighbors […]
There’s Fungus Among Us
With a ton of pristine, extra large mushrooms in this week’s market basket, it’s time to think about a new approach to dinner! Here’s an idea to get you started.
1 pound large mushrooms
3 slices bacon, chopped fine
1⁄2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, […]
If what you or someone you know likes best about being a building contractor is helping people through creative solutions, Community FoodBank of San Benito is proud to announce a unique opportunity. The FoodBank is now accepting bids for a comprehensive, floor-to-ceiling remodeling project at its 1133 San Felipe Road location.
This is a chance […]Continue Reading →
One of our newest and most enthusiastic volunteers is Teresa. She volunteers at Community FoodBank every Wednesday and Friday.
Why Teresa volunteers at Community FoodBank:
“The people that work here are very friendly and nice, I also enjoy listening to all the different recipes the customers make with the vegetables and food they receive […]Continue Reading →
Easy Brown Rice Risotto With more than 1,000 pounds of fresh cremini mushrooms (you might know them as baby portabellas) headed out the door this week, we got thinking about a warming dish that’s perfect for winter. This one comes to us from cookieandkate.com. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 […]Continue Reading →
Brussels sprouts are kind of a wintertime vegetable equal to okra — they’re both vegetables people seem to love or hate, with few falling into the middle ground camp. But it’s worth giving the tiny cabbage-like sprouts a try. For one thing, nobody outside the Central Coast is likely to find them fresher; nearly […]Continue Reading →
If you’re a regular follower of the Community FoodBank Facebook page, you may have noticed that the weekly market basket posting, listing what fresh produce has landed on the docks each week, has gone AWOL. That’s largely because fresh produce is harder to come by this time of year. Winter weather and rain-soaked fields […]Continue Reading →
It’s as reliable as the appearance of Christmas displays before Thanksgiving. In the first days of the holiday season, colorful barrels begin sprouting all over San Benito County like mushrooms after a spring rain. It’s Community FoodBank’s Holiday Food and Fund Drive.
And it’s become such a reliable harbinger of the season that people […]Continue Reading →
HOLLISTER – The overwhelming majority of Community FoodBank’s customers are happy customers, according to a recent survey conducted by Gavilan College students.
Far more important is that the survey is not sitting on a shelf. It’s already informing plans for changes aimed at better serving the FoodBank’s customers.
When people were asked if they were […]Continue Reading →