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Melissa's Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce: A Guide to Easy-To-Make Dishes with Fresh Organic Fruits and Vegetables

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Must-have information and amazing recipes for cooking with the freshest, tastiest organic produce

With hundreds of farmer's markets and an increased interest in organic fruits and vegetables, today's home cooks need an accessible reference for shopping and cooking organic. Melissa's World Variety Produce is the nation's leading distributor of specialty fruits and vegetables and the professional chef's go-to source for new and unusual produce. Their products have been certified organic for over 10 years. In Melissa's Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce, the team from Melissa's compiles vital information on fresh, seasonal organic produce with the best recipes for getting the most out of your organic finds.

This inspiring, mouth-watering resource is packed with delicious recipes and gorgeous full-color photos, making it a must-have for anyone who wants to incorporate organic produce into flavorful everyday meals. Inside, you'll find more than 400 recipes, including quick-prep recipes and deliciously easy variations, as well as a special section of meatless options for vegetarians.

  • Covers 56 of the most commonly available fruits and vegetables, arranged alphabetically for quick reference
  • Includes overviews of each food, what to look for when shopping, tips on buying and storing produce, produce varieties, serving suggestions, and complete nutritional information in the standard USDA format
  • Offers "Cook's Notes" and tips, suggested variations, meatless options, and complete nutrition profiles for each recipe

For home cooks who want the latest and most comprehensive information on shopping and cooking with the best organic produce, this book is an invaluable guide.

Synopsis:

The ONLY guide you’ll ever need forshopping and cooking organicThe freshest organic produce makes the most flavorful meals. But there are so many delicious options at today’s markets that it’s tough to know where to begin. Melissa’s Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce is the definitive guide to shopping and cooking with the very best organic fruits and vegetables. This information-packed resource includes:
  • Overviews of the 56 most commonly available fruits and vegetables, including all varieties
  • More than 225 recipes with variations, quick-prep ideas, and meatless options for vegetarians
  • Shopping tips, including what to look for at the market, how to store it, serving suggestions, and complete nutritional information
  • More than 100 gorgeous full-color photographs
Melissa’s World Variety Produce is the country’s leading distributor of specialty fruits and vegetables, marketing thousands of items. Joe and Sharon Hernandez, produce pioneers with a combined experience of over half a century, created Melissa’s World Variety Produce, Inc., in 1984. They seek out and test new and unusual produce from around the world. Using “baby” vegetables is just one of the trends they have introduced to chefs around the globe, branding those tender-tiny veggies with the Melissa’s label. The Melissa’s brand is named after Joe and Sharon’s daughter, who takes an active role in the company.

Synopsis:

Today’s farmers’ markets and grocery stores are bursting with an abundance of fresh organic fruits and vegetables of every type. But to take full advantage of the organic produce in your local market, you need to know what’s in season, the differences between varieties, how to tell if it’s perfectly ripe, and which recipes make the best use of it. Melissa’s Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce is a handy, comprehensive guide to making the most of every season’s organic bounty. Organized alphabetically for quick reference, this beautifully illustrated book covers all you need to know about the 56 most commonly available organic fruits and vegetables—from apples to turnips and everything in between, including herbs. It shows you how to select, cook, and store organic produce and also includes more than 225 delicious and unique recipes like Green Bean and Beet Salad, Tea-Poached Asian Pears, Spicy Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cucumber Raita, Baked Radicchio Stuffed with Leeks and Goat Cheese, Roasted Red Radishes, Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mangos and Blue Cheese, and much more. Plus, each recipe includes important nutritional information and “Cook’s Notes” that help make every dish a smashing success.Whether you’re a professional chef or just a home cook who loves working with the best ingredients, this is the ideal companion for every trip to the market or to the kitchen.

About the Author

CATHY THOMAS is the award-winning food columnist at the Orange County Register. She also writes for magazines, teaches cooking, and has studied with chefs around the globe. She lives in Huntington Beach with her husband, Phil McCullough.

Table of Contents

Apple.

Ambrosia (October to February).

Braeburn (October to August).

Crimson Gold (October to February).

Fuji (October to August).

Gala (Year-Round).

Golden Delicious (September to April).

Granny Smith (Year-Round).

Pink Lady (September to January).

Red Delicious (Year-Round).

Apricot (April to June).

Artichoke (Year-Round, peaks March to July).

Asian Pear (Year-Round).

Asparagus (Year-Round).

Avocado (Year-Round).

Banana (Year-Round).

Bean.

Fava (March to June).

Green (Year-Round).

Soy Bean "Edamame" (Year-Round).

Beet (Year-Round).

Red (common).

Gold.

Bell Pepper (Year-Round).

Green.

Red.

Yellow.

Berry.

Blackberries (June to April, peak season June and July).

Blueberries (Year-Round, peak season June and July).

Cranberries (October to December).

Raspberries (April to December).

Strawberries (February to August).

Broccoli (Year-Round).

Brussels Sprout (November to May, peak season November to February).

Cabbage (Year-Round).

Green.

Red.

Carrot (Year-Round).

Cauliflower (Year-Round).

Celery (Year-Round).

Cherry (May to August).

Corn (June to August).

Bicolor.

White.

Yellow.

Cucumber (Year-Round).

Common.

English (Hothouse).

Eggplant (May to Aug).

Globe.

Fennel (Year-Round).

Fig.

Black Mission (June to October).

Brown Turkey (June to October).

Kadota: (August to October).

Garlic (Year-Round).

Ginger (Year-Round).

Grape.

Green (March to October).

Red (March to October).

Grapefruit (Year-Round).

Greens (Year-Round, peaks late spring to early summer).

Chard (green, rainbow, Swiss red).

Collard.

Dandelion.

Kale.

Mustard.

Spinach (mature, baby).

Herbs (Year-Round).

Arugula.

Basil.

Chives.

Cilantro.

Dill.

Mint.

Oregano.

Parsley (curly, Italian).

Rosemary.

Sage.

Thyme.

Jicama (Year-Round).

Kiwi (Year-Round).

Kumquat (December to May).

Leek (Year-Round, peak season spring).

Lemon (September to July, peak season December to February).

Lettuce (Year-Round, peaks late spring and early summer).

Butter.

Green Leaf.

Iceberg.

Red Leaf.

Romaine.

Lime (Year-Round, peaks May to July).

Mango.

Ataulfo (February to March).

Haden (Year-Round).

Kent (Year-Round).

Tommy Atkins (Year-Round).

Melon.

Cantaloupe (Year-Round).

Honeydew (Year-Round).

Watermelon, Mini Watermelon (June to September).

Mushroom (Year-Round).

Crimini (cremini).

Common White.

Portobello.

Shiitake.

Nectarine (May to September).

White Flesh.

Yellow Flesh.

Onion.

Cipolline (September to November).

Green (Scallion) (Year-Round).

Red, White (Year-Round).

Sweet (March to August).

Yellow (Year-Round).

Orange.

Blood (December to February).

Cara Cara (December to January).

Navel (November to March).

Valencia (February to December).

Peach.

Saturn (June to August).

White Flesh (June to September).

Yellow Flesh (May to September).

Pear.

Bartlett (August to April).

Bosc (September to June).

D?Anjou (October to July).

Red Bartlett (August to April).

Starcrimson: August to January.

Pea.

Sno peas (December to March, June to July).

Sugar snap peas (February to December).

Persimmon (October to December).

Fuyu.

Hachiya.

Pineapple (Year-Round).

Plum/Plumcot.

Plum (May to October).

Plumcot (May to August).

Pomegranate (August to mid December).

Potato.

Baby, Creamer (September to May).

Fingerling (September to March).

Red, Russet, Yukon Gold (Year-Round).

Radish (Year-Round).

Shallot (August to April).

Squash (Year-Round).

Acorn.

Butternut.

Crookneck.

Kabocha.

Spaghetti.

Zucchini.

Sweet Potato (Year-Round, peak season September to February).

Tangerine, Mandarin.

Clementine (November to January).

Honey (February).

Lee (January to February).

Minneola Tangelo (February to April).

Orlando Tangelo (November to January).

Page (December to January).

Satsuma (November to January).

Tomato.

Baby Heirloom (July to August).

Cherry (Year-Round).

Common Red (Beefsteak) (Year-Round).

Grape (Year-Round).

Heirloom (Year-Round).

Red (Cluster, On-the-Vine (Year-Round).

Roma (Plum) (Year-Round).

Teardrop (red or yellow) (Year-Round).

Turnip (Year-Round).

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ISBN:
9780470371053
Subtitle:
A Guide to Easy-to-Make Dishes with Fresh Organic Fruits and Vegetables
Author:
Thomas, Cathy
Photographer:
Koon, Nick
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Cookery (natural foods)
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Cookery (vegetables)
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Vegetarian - Vegan
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Specific Ingredients - Natural Foods
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General Cooking
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Food & Drink (general)
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"Synopsis" by , The ONLY guide you’ll ever need forshopping and cooking organicThe freshest organic produce makes the most flavorful meals. But there are so many delicious options at today’s markets that it’s tough to know where to begin. Melissa’s Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce is the definitive guide to shopping and cooking with the very best organic fruits and vegetables. This information-packed resource includes:
  • Overviews of the 56 most commonly available fruits and vegetables, including all varieties
  • More than 225 recipes with variations, quick-prep ideas, and meatless options for vegetarians
  • Shopping tips, including what to look for at the market, how to store it, serving suggestions, and complete nutritional information
  • More than 100 gorgeous full-color photographs
Melissa’s World Variety Produce is the country’s leading distributor of specialty fruits and vegetables, marketing thousands of items. Joe and Sharon Hernandez, produce pioneers with a combined experience of over half a century, created Melissa’s World Variety Produce, Inc., in 1984. They seek out and test new and unusual produce from around the world. Using “baby” vegetables is just one of the trends they have introduced to chefs around the globe, branding those tender-tiny veggies with the Melissa’s label. The Melissa’s brand is named after Joe and Sharon’s daughter, who takes an active role in the company.
"Synopsis" by , Today’s farmers’ markets and grocery stores are bursting with an abundance of fresh organic fruits and vegetables of every type. But to take full advantage of the organic produce in your local market, you need to know what’s in season, the differences between varieties, how to tell if it’s perfectly ripe, and which recipes make the best use of it. Melissa’s Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce is a handy, comprehensive guide to making the most of every season’s organic bounty. Organized alphabetically for quick reference, this beautifully illustrated book covers all you need to know about the 56 most commonly available organic fruits and vegetables—from apples to turnips and everything in between, including herbs. It shows you how to select, cook, and store organic produce and also includes more than 225 delicious and unique recipes like Green Bean and Beet Salad, Tea-Poached Asian Pears, Spicy Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cucumber Raita, Baked Radicchio Stuffed with Leeks and Goat Cheese, Roasted Red Radishes, Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mangos and Blue Cheese, and much more. Plus, each recipe includes important nutritional information and “Cook’s Notes” that help make every dish a smashing success.Whether you’re a professional chef or just a home cook who loves working with the best ingredients, this is the ideal companion for every trip to the market or to the kitchen.
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