Dill: This wispy and fern-like herb has a soft and sweet taste that will lend a delicate flavor to many dishes. Always add towards the end of cooking as heat will destroy the delicate flavor. Store in fridge in plastic and wash only before using.
Navel Oranges: These juicy treats are from our friend Nacho at Twin Girls Farm near Fresno and are QAI (Quality Assurance International) certified organic. We’ve been friends with this family farm for a long time and see them every week at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and yes, they do have twin teenage girls. They sell some of their goods to Purity, so that will explain if it has a market sticker on it. The oranges keep well in the fridge. Peel and enjoy!
Lemons: These are also from Twin Girls Farm and are QAI (Quality Assurance International) certified organic. These juicy dreams add a great touch to winter greens and salads. They store longer in crisper of fridge.
Mixed Baby Lettuce: Enjoy these fresh greens for salads and sandwiches! It is a mix of tender curly, red leaf and Romaine lettuces. Store in plastic bag in fridge and wash well before consuming.
Stir-fry Mix: Bright, beautiful and full of vitamins and minerals! This is a mix of kale, collards, and chard. Chop and sauté in olive oil or butter for a lovely side-dish. They are also tasty raw. Store in plastic bag in fridge and wash well before using. If you find any unwanted visitors, try soaking in salted water and then rinse.
Broccoli: We were amazed to see these beautiful bouquets of green in the field! Rich in fiber and vitamin C, this brassica always adds a flavor to soups, salads, and stir-fries. Store dry in plastic bag in fridge and wash before using.
Romanesco: This Italian heirloom is quite versatile and tastes like a cross between cauliflower and broccoli. Try steaming it and adding lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. It also pairs very well with pasta. Store in a plastic bag in the fridge.
Mixed Mustard Greens: The beautiful ruffled leaves of the mustard plant have a spicy flavor and are highly nutritious. They can be added raw to salad or sautéed or braised to tame the bitterness. Store in crisper in fridge and wash before eating.
Baby Bok Choy: This crunchy and tasty bok choy is amazing sautéed and adds a little something special to a soup or stir-fry. Store in plastic bag in fridge. Don’t forget to use the ribs!
Red Cabbage: Cabbage is wonderful because it cooks quickly, is versatile, and tastes so good. Red cabbage is particularly lovely sliced thin in green salads and really brightens up a coleslaw. Store in fridge and wash well before use.
Pink Lady Apples: These apples are from our friends at Smit Orchards in Linden and are certified organic. Keep in the fridge or on the counter (depending on what you like) and wash before consuming.
Butternut or Spaghetti Squash: Butternut squash is sweet and easy to prepare. It makes great soup and bread and goes well in sautées! The spaghetti squash can be used as a pasta substitute with marinara sauce or stuffed with herbs, cheese, and nuts for a delicious meal. Store in a cool (not cold), dark place.