National Burger Day - Meatless - Mayernik Kitchen

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

Nothing says summer like a good, old-fashioned BBQ.  With Memorial Day quickly approaching, we figured it was time to jump on the summer recipe ideas bandwagon.  Since you know we’ve made a mission out of going meatless, we knew it would be nearly impossible to celebrate May 28th’s National Burger Day without sharing some of our favorite meatless burger menu items.  So, here you go, in no particular order: 1. The Black Bean Burger – Though you can find a ton of these a... read more.

Top 5 Pea Dishes - Mayernik Kitchen

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

We all know that good things come to those who wait; however, last year, we waited...and waited...and waited for some delicious sweet peas, but they were pretty hard to come by.  March 15 is regarded as the unofficial start to “pea season”, but since we were snow covered in the Northeast until early April, we were a bit tardy to the pea party.  This year is proving to hold a bit more potential, but still, we must wait.  Once peas are correctly planted in your nicely defrosted soil... read more.

Vegan St. Patrick's Day - Mayernik Kitchen Style

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

I love this time of year.  I really do.  The weather is getting warmer, but not hot enough to be suffocating.  We are getting more hours of daylight.  And, best of all, we have a series of unsung hero spring holidays.  With the larger family holidays like Passover, Easter, and Memorial Day quickly approaching, it’s easy for us to forget about some smaller celebrations like St. Patrick’s Day, but please don’t.  This warming day, filled with tons of old-fashione... read more.

Cranberries - The Powerhouse Berry

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

I know most people – especially in the Northeast – love the summer months.  And rightfully so: the warm weather, the beach, the parks.  Summer is awesome.  However, my heart will forever belong to the cooler months.  I love my warm sweaters.  I love my boots.  I love everything about the fall and winter.  On the top of my cooler weather list is the growth of one of my absolute favorites:  cranberries.  These tangy little treats are a staple for many p... read more.