About eating your produce

  • Apeel Organic Apples: How to eat

    Simple as this: Eat them fresh Bake into your favorite seasonal desserts Cook into applesauce Check out our recipes for more inspiration
  • Avocado: How to eat

    How to prepare an avocado Cut the avocado in half: Using a sharp chef's knife, slice through the avocado lengthwise until you feel the knife hit the pit. Then rotate the avocado, keeping the knife steady, to make a cut all around the pit. Twist the two halves apart. **Remove the pit:**Holding...
  • Bacon Avocados: How to eat

    Bacon Avocados are smooth-skinned and less oily than Hass avocados. While these avocados do not taste like bacon, they are bright and creamy in texture and are known for a rich and smooth flavor. Ripe avocados will keep for two to three days in the refrigerator. The Bacon Avocado is ready to eat...
  • Banana Blossom: How to eat

    Until ready for consumption, store your banana blossoms in the refrigerator, wrapped in plastic wrap or a sustainable alternative container. When you are ready to begin preparing the banana blossom for consumption, lightly rub a neutral oil, such as vegetable or grapeseed oil, on your hands...
  • Black Sapote: How to eat

    Remember this fruit has inedible seeds! Cut it in half, all the way around, likely hitting a few seeds nestled on the inside. Pull your halves apart and the large seeds will remain embedded in one half. Scoop a rich and delicious spoonful right out of the fruit’s skin to enjoy its pudding-like c...
  • Blood Oranges: How to eat

    Blood Oranges are a delightfully refreshing snack out of hand. You can enjoy both your citrus atop a salad, or in a marinade, dessert or cocktail! Blood Oranges can be sliced or peeled into wedges. They also make delicious fresh juice as well. It is not recommended to eat citrus skin. Blood Ora...
  • Caviar Limes: How to eat

    Slicing a caviar lime Here are some of the easiest, most common ways of how to slice a caviar lime: Cut the caviar lime in half at the width. Then, from the bottom of each half, gently squeeze the tiny bubbles of citrusy juice into a small bowl. Slice the caviar lime in half longways. Using a s...
  • Cherimoya: How to eat

    Slicing cherimoya The first time you see one of these dragon egg-looking fruits you may wonder just how to eat a cherimoya. The cherimoya peel has a lot of texture but is surprisingly easy to cut with a sharp knife. Here is the easiest, most common way to to slice a cherimoya: Slice the cherimo...
  • Dragon Fruit: How to eat

    Slicing dragon fruit The first time you see a dragon fruit you may ask yourself, how the heck do I slice this? While the peel is thick, it’s easy to cut with a sharp knife. The flesh of dragon fruit is delicate, but it’s also sturdy enough to slice, dice or scoop out using a melon baller. This m...
  • Dried Jujubes: How to eat

    Your Dried Jujubes and Golden Raisins can be consumed as is or used in a number of meals from breakfast to dinner! Try substituting in recipes that call for sun-dried raisins or dates. Add them to your morning oatmeal or bake into cakes and cookies. Experiment by adding jujubes to any stew, root...
  • Fresh Harvest Ginger: How to eat

    Remove peel or leave intact based on your personal preference. To peel, use a spoon’s edge or paring knife to scrape the skin off. Fresh ginger can be utilized in numerous ways: added to stir fries, curries, salads, marinades, or to your favorite homemade sauce. You can also infuse hot water or a...
  • Garlic Scapes: How to eat

    How to cook Garlic scapes can be used in anything you would normally eat with garlic, chives or scallions. Pesto, guacamole or everyday chicken recipes will take on a new dimension with garlic scapes. Dice up garlic scapes with a sharp knife as you would chives. In order to chop garlic scapes s...
  • Golden Nuggets: How to eat

    Golden Nuggets are a delightfully refreshing snack out of hand. You can enjoy both your citrus atop a salad, or in a marinade, dessert or cocktail! Golden Nuggets have a bumpy rind that makes them easy to peel and enjoy. It is not recommended to eat citrus skin.
  • Green Mango: How to eat

    Nam Doc Mai and Pim Seng Mun green mangoes have a refreshingly sweet taste that is light and not overly sugar forward. The Chef’s Box from Serendib Farms includes enough green mango to make a large salad for your family or enjoy ample snacking. After rinsing your green mangoes, peel the fruit to...
  • Heritage Garlic: How to eat

    Garlic can be enjoyed raw or cooked into your favorite meal. From pesto to soup, garlic adds a flavorful zest to just about anything. For inspiration, check out our favorite recipes.
  • Inga Bean: How to eat

    Open the inga bean along the “seam”, like you would a shelling bean, a fava bean, or when you remove fresh peas from the pod. It’s also ok to crack it open really anyway that you can because you don’t eat the outside shell-the green part—so there is no need to worry about “breaking” it. The whit...
  • June Plum: How to eat

    Here’s how to dive in: Remove the stem Carefully slice the fruit into sections, making sure to remove the pit It is optional to peel the skin. While the skin is edible, it may add an extra sour/bitter bite.  While eating, be mindful of the fibrous threads in the fruit. Pick these out. This crunc...
  • Khadrawy and Halawy Dates: How to eat

    Your Khadrawy and Halawy dates are in their natural, fresh state. They are dry with a smooth texture, not gooey like a typical Medjool date. The Bautistas recommend reserving a healthy portion of dates to be enjoyed out of hand, but they can also be used in smoothies, oatmeal, desserts, savory di...
  • Longan: How to eat

    The basics Crack the shell with a knife or your fingers. Discard the shell. Remove the black seed (do not eat). Enjoy the succulent semi-transparent flesh. From here, the options are endless. You can leave them as they are, chop them up or blend them—whatever your recipe calls for. How to use ...
  • Lychee: How to eat

    Lychee fruits are easy to pop out of their thin, leathery peel. The lychee’s pit isn't very fussy, and is easier to remove than lots of other fruit seeds. Peeling a lychee couldn’t be easier. Using your clean fingers, gently pinch the skin and it will easily peel off. The brightly colored peel an...
  • Mahachanok Mango: How to eat

    Mahachanok Mangoes are great for eating fresh out of hand. Peel the mango then remove the seed/pit. Dice or slice the fruit to be served fresh or add it to fruit salads. They are a delicious addition to smoothies, desserts and baked goods as well. WARNING: DO NOT CONSUME the seed/pit or the skin...
  • Passion Fruit: How to eat

    Slice and scoop! Using a sharp knife, slice the fruit in half lengthwise. Then scoop out the seeds with a spoon (or eat them straight from the rind) to enjoy. Many passion fruit lovers use their fingers to peel it open! Simply apply gentle pressure with your thumbs to open up the passion fruit ...
  • Pomegranate: How to eat

    Here’s how to eat your Pomegranate seeds: Have a towel handy! Carefully slice your fruit with a sharp knife lengthwise and score each half again 3-4 times. Scoop the seeds out with a spoon or loosen them with your fingers into a bowl or right into your mouth. With so many viral videos about how ...
  • Sapodilla: How to eat

    Sapodilla is best enjoyed ripe and fresh out of hand by spooning out the flesh. To prepare your sapodilla, cut the fruit in half lengthwise and scoop out the grainy and tender flesh and Voila! Sapodilla will taste like a combination of malty-caramel, pear, brown sugar, and cinnamon. You can als...
  • Sequoia Cherries: How to eat

    When ready to eat (and not before!), rinse your cherries in cold water. Bring your cherries to room temperature as they are more delicious this way for eating fresh out of hand. WARNING: These cherries have PITS! Discard stems and remove the pits as you eat. Their sweetness and sturdy texture a...
  • Star Apple: How to eat

    We recommend eating your Star Apple  fresh out of hand with a spoon. Cut the fruit in half and scoop out the creamy and jelly-like pulp around the starburst core. Remove, and do not eat the seeds.The pulp will be sweet and juicy with flavors reminiscent of apple, lychee and persimmon. DO NOT EAT...
  • Star Ruby Grapefruit: How to eat

    Star Ruby Grapefruits from Mud Creek make for a delightfully refreshing snack. We recommend always rinsing your fruit. Peel or slice in half for a quick way to eat. Star Rubies are often eaten for breakfast. In addition, these grapefruits are great atop salads, in dessert and mixed into drinks (f...
  • Tommy Atkins Mango: How to eat

    Tommy Atkins Mangoes are great for cooking, eating fresh out of hand, or serving in salads. They are a delicious addition to smoothies, desserts and baked goods as well. Mango can also be used to tenderize meat or fish in a marinade or added to other savory dishes. WARNING: DO NOT CONSUME the se...
  • Turmeric: How to eat

    The first thing to know when you're working with fresh turmeric is that It will stain your fingers and fingernails and really anything it touches. You will want to wear an apron and—if you care about the color of your hands—some gloves. Make sure to use a cutting board that you don't mind stainin...
  • White Guava: How to eat

    Don’t be worried if their skin is a little bruised, speckled or shows signs of ripening, the fruit is still edible and it’s really what’s on the inside that counts (and smells amazing!). To eat the White Guava: Cut White Guava in half. Cut halves into thinner slices. Eat slices, with or witho...
  • White Kaua'i pineapple: How to eat

    Here’s how to properly cut and enjoy your White Kaua’i Pineapple. Remember that the core is soft and edible and there aren't any seeds to deal with. Cut off the crown. Cut off the bottom. Slice off around the sides. Cut the pineapple in half vertically. Cut each half into smaller slices or spear...
  • Young Green Coconuts: How to eat

    Green Coconuts are perfect for drinking, however they contain just a small portion of hydrating water. There are many different ways to open and eat your coconuts. You can use a pointed coconut opener, or cleaver, or very sharp knife (please be careful of fingers!). We recommend you watch a num...
  • Yuzu: How to eat

    Yuzu has a subtle, yet more acidic flavor often used in savory dishes. Utilizing your Yuzu is highly dependent on the recipe you make. Choose your own adventure, but remember the whole fruit is a treasure trove from rind to seeds. Yuzu is more about the zest of the rind rather than the juice. ...