Muskmelon

Muskmelon

Ripe muskmelon is nearly round in size and the rind is rough textured and tan to greenish-tan in color.  The outer skin of a muskmelon looks like a network of intertwining veins.  The flesh is sweet , fragrant, and deep orange in color.  Muskmelon is low in calories...
Poblano Peppers

Poblano Peppers

Poblano peppers are mild chili peppers that originated in the state of Puebla, Mexico.  When dried, they are called ancho or ancho chile, from the Spanish word for “wide” (chile ancho-“wide chile”).  As the poblano ripens and changes to red in...
Eggplant

Eggplant

Believed to have originated in India or Burma, eggplant became popular in many Arab countries and Northern Africa around 900 A.D.  When it was first introduced in Europe around the 15th century, it was cultivated only as an ornamental curiosity, because it was...
Carrots

Carrots

High in vitamin A and beta carotene, which is the substance responsible for its beautiful orange color, carrots are a favorite raw snack for many children and adults.  The carrot is also high in fiber, calcium, potassium, and other trace minerals.  To receive the most...
Jalapeno Peppers

Jalapeno Peppers

The active component in jalapenos and other hot peppers is capsaicin, which gives them their strong spicy pungent character.  Tolerance levels in individuals can vary widely—use them in moderation at first.  Eating cold yogurt or drinking milk will help dilute...
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