Category Archives: Holiday Recipes

Local Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Looking for a special gift idea? Consider locally grown and produced Idaho Preferred® gifts that are not only unique, but also support local agriculture and the economy. DIY Baskets: Specialty food baskets are the perfect gift because they can be personalized for each person on your shopping list. Create a unique basket with Idaho specialty foods including jams, […]

Pumpkin Mania

Idaho enjoys a healthy bounty when it comes to growing pumpkins. Our favorable growing conditions allow the local pumpkin harvest to produce many varieties that are rich in color and flavor! Pumpkins are a member of the squash family and contain an important phytonutrient called beta-carotene. Our bodies convert beta-carotene into vitamin A, which is […]

Fill your Easter Basket with Local Goodness

Whether you are planning a big Easter celebration for family and friends or just dying a few Easter eggs don’t forget to include Idaho grown ingredients. Fresh local ham, the first of the asparagus, grass-fed lamb, fresh baked breads, Idaho wines-and local eggs of course! If you are looking for local eggs to dye head […]

Holiday Recipes Ideas

Make your holiday meal not only delicious but also LOCAL! The holidays are just around the corner and you don’t be caught unprepared when guest arrive. There are so many holiday recipes to choose from, but impress your guests even more by including Idaho products on your menu. Start your meal with some easy holiday appetizers like Beef Bruschetta or […]

Eating Local: A Holiday Tradition

When planning your Thanksgiving menu don’t forget the tradition of eating local. Before modern technology allowed food to be shipped around the world, eating local was the only option. For those of us lucky enough to live in Idaho, we have an abundance of local foods to fill our table.  So this year, stick with […]