In Season Tips

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  • Savvy Selections

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    When selecting stone fruits like peaches and nectarines, look for the end opposite the stem to be slightly flattened out rather than fully heart-shaped. Farmers pick these fruits when the heart-shaped end has begun to flatten out, because it’s their … Continue reading

  • Glorious Grapes

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    To remove the white powdery look on some table grapes (especially red ones), put two bowls on the counter. Make an ice bath in one bowl (half ice and half water) and, in the other heat-safe bowl, put water just … Continue reading

  • Peter Piper Picked a Pineapple

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    A ripe pineapple looks full and smells sweet and fresh on the bottom. To slice a pineapple, cut off the top (the “crown”) and about 1 inch off the bottom. Stand it on its newly flattened bottom and cut off … Continue reading

  • Mango Madness

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    Mangos are a treat to eat on their own or made into a fresh salsa and paired with chicken or pork. Cutting a mango can be tricky because they have large, fibrous pits that must be cut around. First, cut … Continue reading

  • It’s Seasonal Produce Calling

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    Have fresh, seasonal produce delivered to your door step from the farmers in your area who grow it by signing up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box. Program details vary by farm, but generally the subscriber selects the amount … Continue reading

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