Fruits & Vegetables Recipes

Fruits & Vegetables

Celery can be braised, steamed or stir-fried and is an excellent addition to the crudités basket. Soups, stews and casseroles all benefit from the...

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Blanching is a term that usually refers to the very brief cooking of a fresh vegetable prior to freezing. Blanching typically involves vegetables rather than other types of food (like fruit or meat) because vegetables are particularly susceptible to...

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By "Chef" Pete Updike, Authorized Saladmaster Dealer

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a...

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How to Select and Store Tomatoes

There are thousands of different varieties of tomatoes and when you are choosing a tomato look for those with a deep rich color because this is one of...

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There are various types of cabbage, including red, green, Savoy, bok choy and Chinese (or Napa) cabbage. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K for your raw recipes, and a great source of folate and fiber.

When selecting red or...

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When a recipe calls for orange or lemon zest, it means the thin, brightly colored outermost layer of the citrus fruit’s peel. The zest contains most of its aromatic essential oils and is a lively flavor source.

When grating citrus peel, use...

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Blanching is a term that usually refers to the very brief cooking of a fresh vegetable prior to freezing. Blanching typically involves vegetables rather than other types of food (like fruit or meat) because vegetables are particularly susceptible to...

1.504675

By "Chef" Pete Updike, Authorized Saladmaster Dealer

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a...

1.701755

How to Select and Store Tomatoes

There are thousands of different varieties of tomatoes and when you are choosing a tomato look for those with a deep rich color because this is one of...

1.42857

There are various types of cabbage, including red, green, Savoy, bok choy and Chinese (or Napa) cabbage. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K for your raw recipes, and a great source of folate and fiber.

When selecting red or...

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When a recipe calls for orange or lemon zest, it means the thin, brightly colored outermost layer of the citrus fruit’s peel. The zest contains most of its aromatic essential oils and is a lively flavor source.

When grating citrus peel, use...

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When a recipe calls for orange or lemon zest, it means the thin, brightly colored outermost layer of the citrus fruit’s peel. The zest contains most of its aromatic essential oils and is a lively flavor source.

When grating citrus peel, use...

2.809185

There are various types of cabbage, including red, green, Savoy, bok choy and Chinese (or Napa) cabbage. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K for your raw recipes, and a great source of folate and fiber.

When selecting red or...

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Onions all rebel under high heat, or with too long a cooking period, by discoloring and giving off an unpleasant odor caused by the breakdown of their sulfur component. When sautéing them, be sure they are evenly sliced so they all cook golden at the...

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Spinach has been cultivated for thousands of years, but the varieties of plants grown today are far more luxuriant than their predecessors and their leaves are far tastier than those that were available in Asia at the dawn of cultivation.

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Remember that pans should be at least two-thirds full. Avoid peeling vegetables whenever possible, since much of the vitamins and nutrients are in the skins. Follow this simple two-step process:

  1. Thoroughly...
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