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Chef’s Corner: Maximizing the Versatility of Sweet Corn

By Chef Eamon Lee, CEC Nothing speaks to fresh, local, and seasonal better than sweet corn in the summer. Locally, this remarkable ancient crop is abundant in July and August. There are five main types grown around the world: pod corn, the least known variety found in South and Central America; popping corn that originated in Peru; Indian corn that ...

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Prime Your Menu with Pennsylvania Peaches

With the abundance of nearby peach producers, buying local from Produce Express is extremely advantageous, offering tree-ripe (allowed to ripen on the tree) peaches at their optimum flavor with fewer bruises and blemishes due to shorter traveling distances. As peach season reaches its prime, and with the highest quality peaches available right in our backyard, make sure you’re planning ahead ...

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Fresh & Local: Tomato Takeover

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According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, tomatoes are the second most consumed vegetable in the U.S., behind potatoes. As the backbone to countless sauces, soups, juices, condiments, and garnishes, tomatoes are extremely adaptable to any dish and can also stand alone, simply dressed with oil and seasoning. When utilized at their peak, tomato seasonality can make all the difference ...

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