Some multi-colored carrots taste milder and sweeter than their orange counterparts and cauliflower can be a low-carb stand-in for English muffins, pizza crust, mashed potatoes and fried rice.

If you love chocolate, check out the Downtown Abbeville Merchants Association Chocolate Walk from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 10.

Cheese pizza does not have to be basic. A simple pie, with crust, tomatoes and cheese can be a great pizza building block, whether you choose to add more ooey, gooey dairy goodness, or something else. 

One of the hottest home-grown food event tickets in town is to Saturday's Third Annual Farm to Fork dinner and fundraiser for the Arts Center of Greenwood, 120 Main St. The advanced ticket sale event is reported to be sold-out, but two guest chefs have shared their appetizer recipes below.

A member of the nightshade family, tomatoes are fruits, mostly treated like vegetables, that are relatively easy to grow, according to Uptown Market vendor Will Metts of Metts Organix. For Tomatofest on Saturday at Uptown Market, Metts is leading a talk on growing tomatoes.

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