Cranberries – After the classic cranberry sauce is made to serve with your turkey, expand your use of the seasonal berry…puree 1/4 cup classic cranberries, then add 1/2 cup softened butter and a pinch of sea salt. Spread on bagels, bread or scones. Enjoy!
Navels/Valencias – These oranges are an excellent size, peaking on 72/56s. High solids-to-acid ratio.
Asparagus – Volume is steady, quality is good.
Cabbage (green) – There is heavy supply this week. Quality is good.
Items on the Extreme List to be aware of: all berries, garlic, green beans, melons and potatoes. Keep an on your costs and quality of shipments.
Watermelon Radish – Slightly peppery, a little sweet, and absolutely stunning, watermelon radishes are packed with fiber, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Eaten raw, or sometimes roasted, these radishes are great sliced on salads or quartered and roasted on a sheet pan. The timing is perfect to try these garden gems.
Avocados – Inventory levels have increased, leading to a softening in the market.
Cucumbers – Supply is good this week.
Cauliflower – Supply is expected to be right on target this week. Demand and quality are good.
Kale (Green) – Plenty of kale is available. Quality is fair.