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Market Watch: Green Tiger Zucchini

by in Farmers' Market Finds, July 18, 2014

If zucchini is a seasonal staple in your kitchen, be on the lookout at farmers markets for tiger zucchini, a less common variety. Named for its pale green stripes, tiger zucchini is a European hybrid that is best when harvested young (on the smaller side). The flavor is sweet and nutty with a tender crunch.Read more

Three Cheers For the Healthiest Berry Desserts

by in In Season, July 5, 2014

Independence Day may be over, but the summer berry season is just hitting its stride. If your kitchen is bursting with all kinds of juicy gems, here’s a collection of red and blue berry desserts fit for any summer celebration. Raspberries Super-high in fiber (one cup provides more than 30 percent of the daily recommendedRead more

The Smartest Ways to Buy and Store Summer Produce

by in In Season, June 26, 2014

How you pick and store summer fruits can mean the difference between mealy disappointment and juicy perfection. Berries Buying: Turn to these antioxidant-packed fruits for a burst of sweet-tart flavor and vitamin C. When shopping for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, look for plump and well-shaped pieces that are brightly colored and firm. Storing: Berries canRead more

The Top 5 Healthy Flavors of Spring

by in In Season, April 20, 2014

These seasonal beauties want you to know there’s more to them than total deliciousness. Radishes In addition to offering their trademark crunch and peppery snap, radishes list potassium, calcium, folate and fiber on their resumes. Recipe: Snow Pea Radish Slaw (above, from Food Network Magazine)

Fresh Pumpkin or Canned? 11 Healthy Recipes

by in In Season, October 31, 2013

This time of year, everyone goes a little pumpkin crazy! Get in on the action with these healthy dishes, which call for either fresh pumpkin or canned (take your pick).

12 Delicious Brussels Sprouts Recipes

by in In Season, October 26, 2013

Studies have found that these members of the cabbage family can help reduce your risk of cancer. Luckily, they’re now in season! Pick up a bunch on your next trip to the market.

Market Watch: Donut Peaches

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 1, 2013

Bursting with fresh summer sweetness, these lesser-known peaches are worth scooping up if you see them at the market! Also known as a Saturn peach, this pleasantly “smushed” variety is a bit tricky to slice uniformly. But that’s part of what makes the peaches special–they’re a little goofy looking, but the flavor can’t be beat.Read more

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