How To Store Fruits & Vegetables – Keep Produce Fresher Longer

[1] What goes into the fridge: the crisper drawer and on the shelves (photos 1 to 3 © Good Eggs). [2] What goes into the pantry. [3] What goes on the countertop. [4] Radishes go into the high humidity crisper drawer (photo © Amber Engle | Unsplash). [5] Cauliflower goes into the high humidity crisper…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Create A Spring Dinner

A few days ago, our wine collectors group had its scheduled team spring dinner, an annual event that celebrates the emergence of spring fruits and vegetables. Problem is, nature isn’t cooperating. We’re still waiting for some of our favorite spring produce to show up in stores in the chilly Northeast. Even though some of them…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Summer Crisp Or Cobbler

[1] A yummy peach crisp (photo courtesy GoDairyFree.org). [2] Individual blueberry crisps (photo courtesy Dole). [3] An apricot-blackberry cobbler (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   While some people love pie crusts, were’re on there opposite end of the spectrum. We’re there for the filling. We’d rather have a bowl of custard or chocolate pudding than a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Layered Salad

Layering is trending as a light and refreshing approach that makes you want to eat more salad. The contrast of different colored vegetables (and fruits) make the food all the more tempting. This recipe is by Zac Benedict for the California Avocado Commission. This recipe uses 12-ounce mason jars, a main-dish size salad for each…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit looks so summery. Who’d think this exotic tropical charmer is a fall fruit—not to mention the fruit of a genus of cactus? Lightly sweet and pleasantly crunchy, dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is too alluring to pass by. Pitaya is the fruit’s indigenous name in its home territory, Central America. Dragon fruit, which…
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