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Onions

Jumbo Onions

The versatile onion is the most universal seasoning used by humans.  The common bulb onions are reddish purple, white, or yellow with a tan skin.  The tan-skinned storage onion is the strongest most pungent variety, while its purple and white cousins are milder and sweeter.  Onions are low in calories and fats; however, they are […]

Bok Choy

bok choi

An excellent source of vitamins A, B-complex, C, and some minerals, bok choy is also extremely high in calcium.  The growing season of bok choy is limited to the cooler weather of spring and fall.  A traditional stir-fry vegetable from China, bok choy is rapidly gaining in popularity in the United States. To use in a stir-fry, separate […]

Honeycrisp or Cortland Apples

Cortland apples

This week’s share will include either Honeycrisp or Cortland apples. Developed in the 1960’s at the University of Minnesota and introduced to the commercial market in the 1990’s, Honeycrisp apples have quickly grown in popularity. Crisp and juicy, their creamy white flesh offers a nice blend of sugar and tartness. Use raw for snacking and […]

Cauliflower or Broccoli

Cauliflower and Broccoli

This week’s share box will include either cauliflower or broccoli. Cauliflower offers significant vegetable protein along with Vitamins A, B-complex, C and E, as well as a variety of minerals. Refrigerate fresh cauliflower in a plastic bag for up to 2 weeks.  To prepare, soak the head upside down in cold water to clean thoroughly.  Remove tough […]

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