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.
Let’s face it, eggplant is rather dull. But after roasting and a sprinkling of pomegranate arils –they become the life of the party and Fall menus.
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.
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.
While the origin of National Dessert Month is unknown, what we do know – fall is here and operators will be offering delicious, homey baked desserts made with fresh fruits.
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 […]
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 […]