Escarole, Fighting for Your Love

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Escarole is oh so misunderstood by so many people (except Italians). Lovers of Italian Wedding Soup and White Bean Soup have escarole to thank for the hearty healthiness of these dishes. Escarole has a mild, slightly bitter flavor and a big heavy head with abundant tender leaves and creamy, blanched hearts. The inner, lighter-colored leaves are less bitter than the darker … Read More

Jumping Into Summer!

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This week we’re jumping into summer with fresh from the field broccoli, zucchini, spinach, and swiss chard! Because fresh, fresh, fresh produce is the only way to eat in Italy (where food is not only delicious but also super healthy), we are dishing up some Italian inspiration. Caprese Salad lovers, we got you covered this week. Pick up fresh basil, beefsteak tomatoes, … Read More

Microgreens, Outstandingly Nutrient Rich

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This week we are bringing you super-trendy microgreens, the young seedlings of edible vegetables and herbs. A research study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that microgreens can contain up to 40 times more vitamins and nutrients than mature plants. Another green in the bag this week that is very high on the nutrient-o-meter are dandelion leaves. Weighing at … Read More