Theme: 3...2...1... BLAST OFF! We launched our new website!
Lo and behold, a brand-spanking new website
that's easily navigable and user friendly! Don't worry, the process for managing and placing your orders is the same. If you're excited for version two-point-oh, take a peek and tell your friends!
Six cooking techniques that everyone needs to know
(from Real Simple Magazine)
This hands-off method (the oven does the work) gets the most flavor and sweetness out of vegetables.
The art of cooking in a flavored liquid kept at a low simmer (just a few bubbles around the pan). A great option for this week's fruit subscription, our Bosc Pears (how to poach pears
A crisp, golden brown exterior on meat or fish signals deep, savory flavor—and looks pretty, too.
Blanch and Shock
The best way to preserve the color and the nutrients of vegetables is to boil them briefly in water (blanch), then cool them quickly with a dunk in an ice bath (shock). All of our frozen products are prepped this way!
If you find it almost impossible to stop dunking fries, vegetables, or your fingers into homemade aïoli or dressing, then you’re enjoying the magic of emulsification.
(aka heat free cooking) Maceration uses salt, sugar, or acidic liquids to soften and flavor fruits and vegetables, and can even make starchy vegetables—which usually require cooking—soft and edible without the use of heat.