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Berry Battle

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The FruitGuys Inaugural Iron Chef Competition By Amanda Pineault Last week, The FruitGuys announced the first-ever FG Iron Chef Competition. Everyone in the office was invited to put on an apron and take part in some friendly (over the) fire battles. Two days before the competition, all those who dared to don a chef’s hat [...]

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Chandler Strawberry

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Chandlers are big. Big in popularity, big in flavor and big in size. They’re the ones that are big enough to slice for treats like strawberry short cake. Or if you’re short on cake– they stand up pretty well to whip cream.

Storage Tips

Berries are picked ripe and should be enjoyed as soon as possible. For overnight storage, they should be refrigerated. But don’t wash them until you’re ready to eat (or freeze) them.
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Albion Strawberry

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Albion strawberries are the variety that put strawberries front and center in terms of market and availability. This vigorous and big berry has made it possible to have strawberries more often throughout the year and no longer just the ultra-rare treat for princesses and little red riding hoods foraging in the forest.

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Strawberry Recipes

Storage Tips

Berries are picked ripe and should be enjoyed as soon as possible. For overnight storage, they should be refrigerated. But don’t wash them until you’re ready to eat (or freeze) them.
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Spring Swooning for Summer Fruit

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By Heidi Lewis Here they come, rolling into town— They get the hungriest looks from, everyone around— [drum fill…] Hey, hey, they’re the summer fruits! And they’re super duper cute! It may not quite be summer—but that point is moot! When summer fruits start to arrive in May, there’s a bit of a giddy vibe [...]

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Peach Strawberry Soda

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup chopped peaches and strawberries 1/2 teaspoon mint leaves (optional) PREPARATION In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring all ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until fruit is broken down, about 10 minutes. Press through a fine mesh [...]

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Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Peach Compote

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Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone INGREDIENTS 2–3 stalks rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch lengths (approximately 2 cups) 1/3 cup sugar Pinch of ground cloves Grated zest and juice from one orange 1 pint strawberries, sliced in half 1–2 peaches, sliced PREPARATION Toss the rhubarb with the sugar, ground cloves, and orange zest and juice, [...]

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Wearing It On Your Sleeve

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By Chris Mittelstaedt I’m not a good poker player.  I generally say what I think and you can read the thoughts I’m not saying across my forehead as if it were an electronic billboard streaming data for all of Times Square to see.  One of my daughters seems to have inherited the same gene but [...]

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Strawberry

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Strawberries are a member of the rose family and, like their floral cousins, evoke sentiment. They are, after all, heart-shaped. Very delicate, strawberries must be hand-picked and rushed to a cooler. So delicate, a drop of rain could bruise the fruit.

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Strawberry Recipes

Storage Tips

Berries are picked ripe and should be enjoyed as soon as possible. For overnight storage, they should be refrigerated. Don’t wash strawberries until you’re ready to eat (or freeze) them.
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