Archive for November 2018

Item of the Week: MARADOL PAPAYAS

The flesh is soft, juicy and silky-smooth, with a delicate sweet flavor. It has a center cavity filled with small, round, black, peppery-tasting seeds, which are edible but generally discarded. Selection: Look for fruit that is bruise-free with smooth, unwrinkled skin. Avoid very soft fruit with a fermented aroma. Color is not necessarily an indication…

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FRUIT BASKETS

Fresh fruit in a basket brightens anyone’s day, especially when it’s tied with bright ribbon with a few added treats. Ripe, seasonal fruits work best if you can hand-deliver the basket; otherwise choose fruits that won’t get damaged or age too rapidly in the mail, such as citrus fruits and apples. Read more.

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Item of the Week: CLEMENTINES

Clementines are succulent fruits with a smooth and shiny appearance. They are generally seedless and are a cross hybrid between a sweet orange and mandarin orange. Clementine fruit is believed to have been discovered in the early twentieth century by a French missionary in Algiers and has been gaining a great deal of popularity since…

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THANKSGIVING DINNER RECIPES

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs on Thursday, November 22. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated…

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Item of the Week: CRANBERRIES

Did you know that cranberries contain one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants of any fruit? They are among the fruits and vegetables richest in health-promoting antioxidants, which protect our cells from free-radical damage; including their ability to reduce body wide inflammation, boost immunity and more. Read now.

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