This Week's Bag

This Week's Bag: Organic ChardWhile all chard leaves are green, the stems and ribs can vary from pale white to bright orange to fuchsia or deep red. Chard was given the name "Swiss Chard" to distinguish it from several varieties of spinach in early French seed catalogues. Considered to be…
This Week's Bag: Organic ArtichokesArtichokes are thought to have originated in North Africa, where they still grow wild today. They were introduced to the United States in the 19th century by French and Spanish immigrants. Artichokes can be enjoyed in a multitude of ways. To prepare artichokes leaves for a…
This Week's Bag: Organic Red ChardWhile all chard leaves are green, the stems and ribs can vary from pale white to bright orange to fuchsia or deep red. Chard was given the name "Swiss Chard" to distinguish it from several varieties of spinach in early French seed catalogues. Considered to…
This Week's Bag: Organic Green Chard, LAS HERMANAS FARM, Hollister, CAWhile all chard leaves are green, the stems and ribs can vary from pale white to bright orange to fuchsia or deep red. Chard was given the name "Swiss Chard" to distinguish it from several varieties of spinach in early…
This Week's Bag: Organic Romaine LettuceRomaine lettuce is most known for use in the classic Caesar Salad. However, Romaine is a quite versatile green to be enjoyed braised whole, sliced in half and grilled, for dips, wraps, on sandwiches, or mixed with other greens in a tasty salad. Dark, ridged…
This Week's Bag: Organic Green Kale, HOLLISTER FARMS, Hollister, CAKale is a boon to lovers of year-round fresh green vegetables! In season during the coldest of months, kale makes a healthy addition soups or stews and as a sautéed side dish. Unlike the current popular vegetable cooking of today, kale…
This Week's Bag: Organic Arugula, CRUZ MAR FARM, Madera, CAAlthough arugula appears to be a leafy green, it is in fact an annual herb. Resembling long oak leaves, arugula is distinct for its peppery spice and fresh herbaceous nose. Arugula is extremely versatile – use as a salad green, as…
This Week's Bag: Organic Escarole, TANGO FARM,A member of the chicory family, escarole is characterized by its dark green curly outer leaves with a distinct bitterness, that reveal increasingly lighter and sweeter leaves inside. The heartier outer leaves are perfect for braising or in soups, while the more tender inner…
This Week's Bag: Organic Bell PeppersBell peppers have practically no "heat" and register less than 100 on the Scoville scale. Low in calories but rich in Vitamin C, peppers are a welcome addition to scrambled eggs for their crunch, julienned into salads, and are used quite commonly in Mediterranean cooking.…
This Week's Bag: Organic Green Butter LettuceButter lettuce has a smooth buttery flavor with small notes of bitterness, and a tender texture. It pairs best with light and crisp vinaigrettes, as well as sweet fruit, cottage cheese or seafood. Butter Lettuce is rich in calcium, iron, plus vitamins A and…
This Week's Bag: Organic Green Beans, SURF MONKEY, Santa Cruz, CAGreen Beans aka French beans are a member of the Fabaceae family - cousins of peas and most common bean varieties. However, green beans are bred specifically for their pod, not their seeds. With a bright green color, both the…
This Week's Bag: Organic Okra, SUMMERTIME ORGANIC FARMIn peak season during the summer, okra is genetically related to not only cotton, but also cocoa and hibiscus plants. Shaped like a mini torpedo, okra is a light green, grooved pod. Generally not enjoyed raw, okra can be sliced and added to…
This Week's Bag: Organic Red Bell Peppers, FRAZIER LAKE FARMSimilar in flavor to a Red or Orange bell pepper, Yellow bell peppers have a mild, sweet pepper flavor with a crisp texture. Bell peppers have practically no "heat" and register less than 100 on the Scoville scale. Low in calories…
This Week's Bag: Organic Green Chard, TANGO FARMConsidered to be one of the more healthful and nutrient dense vegetables, chard is a vibrant and fun winter green to add to soups, stews and sautes. Any tough stems and ribs should be removed and cooked separately or discarded. Rich in Vitamins…
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