Baby Heirloom Tomatoes

To operators, interchanging cherry tomatoes with baby heirloom tomatoes can make the difference between a common commodity to a more profitable (and more popular?) LTO appetizer, salad, tapas, side dish or accompaniment to main dish entrees.


Now That’s a Big Pie

No matter how you slice it, blueberries are commanding more and more of fresh fruit share-of-stomach (and share of fruit sales). And our Argentinian blueberry growers are going to make sure that trend continues.


Antho What???

ANTHOCYANINS are antioxidants found in rich blue, black and red colored fruits. The word comes from the Greek antho for “flower” and kyaneos for “dark blue” and is a specific type of flavonoid that are responsible for numerous health benefits.

Blueberry Crumble

INGREDIENTS 6 cups blueberries3 tablespoons cornstarch2/3 cup sugar2 tablespoons lemon juice1 cup oats1 cup flour1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup white sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon10 tablespoons butter, divided DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350°F.  In a large bowl, toss together the blueberries, cornstarch, sugar and lemon juice. Spread in the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate. In […]


National Dessert Month

While the origin of National Dessert Month is unknown, who cares?  Every month should be dedicated to dessert! For those of us who are trying to commit to eating more fruits and vegetables, how do you incorporate that goal when it comes to desserts?  Well, its not really that hard after all.  Using fresh fruit […]