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Spring has Sprung! Springtime Veggies That Make Our Hearts Sing

Springtime is here! At Fairway, that means fruit and veggie heaven. Yes–we get fresh picks from farms and orchards every day, all day, all year long. But produce at the height of its season is at the height of its … Continue reading

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Beautiful Ingredient Spotlight: Rainbow Chard

What a cheerful veggie. Rainbow chard has crisp-tender stalks in bright yellow, pink and red, and dark green; and just-a-bit bitter, deep-dark green leaves. It’s a versatile way to get your dark leafy green fix– sturdier than spinach, and mellower … Continue reading

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All Hale Kale!

Kale is a super-nutritious and ultra-delicious type of cabbage which, in its leafy-green form, looks more like an exotic type of lettuce. Enjoyed extensively by the ancient Greeks and Romans, kale is widely known in nutrition circles as richly packed … Continue reading

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The Fabulous Fruit: Tomatoes

With great flavor, stunning variety, amazing cooking versatility, and some cutting-edge health benefits, the tomato fruit (yes, I said “fruit”) still reigns supreme as the star of the produce aisle. Often confused for vegetables because of our tendency to put … Continue reading

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Cooking with Cabbage

Cabbage is a member of the food family known as cruciferous vegetables, and is related to kale, broccoli, collard greens, and Brussels sprouts. In ancient civilizations, cabbage was seen as a “panacea” cure-all, supposedly able to treat a myriad of … Continue reading

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Crunch on Fennel

Greek myths revere fennel, for the Greeks believed that stalks of fennel passed down the knowledge of the gods to man. I can’t promise you that, but I can tell you that fennel packs a flavorful aromatic taste, and it … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Bok Choy

Known by many names, bok choy, has long been used in Asian cuisine, and has been adopted in the western culture because of its wonderful nutritional value. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty, bok choy has long been studied for … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Butternut Squash

As part of Fairway’s new Farm to Table series with LX.TV, Mitchel London (my co-host and Fairway’s Chef de Cuisine) and I spent a couple of days with Peter Martin and Jacob Beyler at Martin Farms, in Brockport, New York. … Continue reading

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