How to Select, Store, & Serve

Learn how to select, store, and serve fresh produce!

How to Select, Store, and Serve Potatoes – Produce Mom Picks

How to Select, Store, and Serve Potatoes from The Produce Mom

Potatoes are arguably the most versatile vegetable in your pantry. They can be baked, roasted, fried, boiled, mashed, and steamed. Are you using this vegetable to its full potential? Read about how to select, store, and serve potatoes. Then try some potato recipes!

Cherries: How to Select, Store and Serve

How to Select, Store and Serve Cherries | Cherry Recipes

Cherries were brought to North America by English colonists in the 1600s, and thank goodness for that! Could you imagine summer without cherries? Is life without cherry pie really life at all?!

If you can’t tell, we’re big fans of cherries around here! Rainier, Chelan, Bing…we love them all. And really, what’s not to love? They’re sweet, juicy and provide our bodies with all sorts of nutrients.

Honeydew: How to Select, Store & Serve

How to select, store, and serve honeydew melon

Honeydew melon is high in vitamin C and low in calories. It’s the perfect choice when you want a quick and easy, sweet treat. Learn how to select and store honeydew. Plus, get delicious honeydew recipes!

Quince: How to Select, Store & Serve

How to Select, Store & Serve Quince

I’d like to introduce you to a fruit that has been around for centuries, but that few people have heard of and even less have tried. Quince! Quince shares its birthplace with that of civilization, the Fertile Crescent in Asia Minor. Quince trees have been cultivated for over 4,000 years! Some even speculate that the quince was… Read more »

Radicchio: How to Select, Store & Serve

How to select, store, and serve radicchio | Radicchio recipes

Today’s Produce Mom Pick is Radicchio! First off, who has heard of radicchio? Commonly, people refer to the vegetable as “that reddish colored leafy stuff” found in salads, pastas, and other various dishes. “That reddish colored leafy stuff” is so much more that just a topping for salad, it is a GREAT source of antioxidants. The deep… Read more »

Grapefruit: How to Select, Store & Serve

How to Select, Store, and Serve Grapefruit

Today’s #ProduceChallenge is Grapefruit! Grapefruit – a fruit that can be served at breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as a dessert! Grapefruits are bursting with a tangy and unique flavor that won’t leave you disappointed.  This produce variety is also extremely versatile and makes dishes 10x better. Now, there is no reason to skip breakfast! Not only is the… Read more »

Blackberries: How To Select, Store & Serve

How To Select, Store and Serve Blackberries

Here are the 3 main reasons why I love Blackberries: 1. Blackberries are always in season   This fruit is grown in both the Northern & Southern Hemisphere, so the harvest simply transitions to new regions during  Summer, Spring, Winter & Fall.  North Bay Produce makes it easy to understand this concept with their Seasonality Chart. … Read more »

Asparagus: How to Select, Store & Serve

How to Select, Store and Serve Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my FAVORITE vegetables! As spring comes into full bloom in the next month, this veggie is going to be readily available at your local grocery store. Asparagus is extremely versatile & delicious! It is packed full of vitamins & minerals essential for our daily diet.  Whether you buy your asparagus fresh, canned, or… Read more »