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Honey Tangerines

  • April 12, 2016

Honey tangerines might be the sweetest tangerines, which is how they acquired such a cute name. They are grown in Florida from January to April, typically they have a reddish tint to their skin but sometimes they can have a yellow hue. This is all dependent on the weather conditions during their growing season. When…

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Navel Oranges

  • March 25, 2016

Navel oranges from California are probably the best eating oranges in the world. The navel is a seedless orange, oval with thick, easy-to-remove peel and segments that separate cleanly. Though not normally used as a juice orange, the Navel can be juiced, but the juice must be used immediately or it will become bitter. Florida…

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  • March 9, 2016

Peaches! Have you ever grilled them on the barbecue? It brings out the natural sugar in the peach and is fantastic. Peaches and Tantillo Bliss are a perfect match. Or peaches and ice cream to beat the summer heat. In your salad as a nice treat…how are you enjoying your peaches?

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Quick tips for your top 5 summer fruits

  • March 2, 2016

Peaches- When selecting your peaches, look for those that are well-rounded with shades of deep yellow coloring skin coloring under a red blush. Ripe peaches will yield to gentle pressure, particularly along the seam, and give off a sweet fragrance. Strawberries- Strawberries are picked at their peak and do not ripen after harvesting, so select…

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Quick tips for your top 5 summer vegetables

  • February 22, 2016

Corn- Corn is best stored in a cool environment, so your local supermarket should be displaying corn in refrigerator bins. Great quality corn should have full, evenly formed ears, with straight rows of bright kernels. The husks should be bright green with the silk ends free from decay. Summer Squash- should have a bright, smooth…

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Raspberries & Blackberries

  • February 15, 2016

I love berries, in the morning, I love berries who could ask for anything more! Who could aaaskkk for anything mooorr- So, that’s what I like the call a remix. Blackberries and raspberries are quite similar so they are going to share this blog post like the little twinsies they are. Both of them are…

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Seedless Grapes

  • February 6, 2016

These grapes are becoming more and more in demand lately, which is great news because they are available longer throughout the year! Thompson seedless grapes have been the most popular, but lately the Perlette variety is garnering its own popularity. Perlettes have a nice amber color with a great texture, giving them a flavorful, tasty…

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  • January 28, 2016

Tomatilloes are unusual piece of produce that many people know little about. They resemble an unripe green tomato, but don’t get the two confused! Tomatilloes are also known as a “husk tomato” or “green tomato” and are frequently used in Latin American recipes. Covered by a green husk that usually turns brown and opens by…

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  • January 11, 2016

Who doesn’t love a sweet, juicy watermelon on a hot summer day? Watermelon is certainly a fan favorite with our family- I know our kids (and our grandsons, too) could eat it just about everyday.More watermelons are sold during the Independence Day weekend than the rest of the entire year, yet these big beauties are…

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