Leafy greens are coming into peak season! These greens are delicious on their own but for folks looking for an extra dash of excitement we’ve got a perfect recipe formula for you.
The simplest dashi is vegan and is essentially just boiling kombu (seaweed) in hot water. Dashi is delicious soup base for your next homemade ramen, miso soup, cooking liquid for sauces, or a protein marinade!
Turnips are a root vegetable that are available year-round, but best in the fall. Bite into the fleshy white-purple bulb of a turnip for a slight bite or feast on the hearty leafy greens.
This week we have delicious organic pea shoots from Jonathan's Sprouts of Rochester, Massachusetts. Pea shoots have an irresistibly fresh flavor and we love when they're available!
The secret to good cooking is using fresh ingredients. This is doubly true when we’re talking about herbs.
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Turns out there are a few different varieties of cucumbers, but the two most common are slicing and pickling. It also turns out that there's some confusion about what constitutes a slicing pickle.
Some of this week's boxes will see persimmons! Persimmons are delicious but can be a bit of a tricky fruit. There are two primary varieties that you will come across - fuyu persimmons and hachiya persimmons. The two different varieties differ in how they are eaten and prepared. To get the most of your persimmons, read on as we explain this delicious fruit.
Radishes are one of the hardiest vegetables known to man. Radishes grow quickly, suffer from relatively few pests or diseases, and you can harvest and eat almost the entire plant.
Organic sprouts are a favorite garnish and sandwich-wrap filling, delightful in their crunchy and deliciously tangled way. But what exactly are they? And how are they grown? Wonder no more. We're here to help demystify this tasty ingredient.
With so many varieties of organic leafy greens coming from our local farmers each week, it can be difficult to figure out which is which. After all, they are all green and leafy!
Though these greens may appear similar at a glance, they are actually quite unique. We want to help you celebrate these special greens in all their delicious, nutritious glory, so we've put together this quick visual guide to help you identify the common greens in your produce box.