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Organic Butter Lettuce & Radicchio

July 27, 2015 in What's New

To have a cut, pre-washed bag of greens is a luxury that many cooks today might take for granted. Before such an invention, one had to chop the head, rinse the leaves, rinse them again (and maybe again), and then dry them using either the slow ‘air-dry’ technique, or far too many paper towels. So... let us give thanks for bagged lettuce—specifically Trader Joe’s Organic Butter Lettuce & Radicchio. We carry a variety of prepared lettuce blends, but this is one of our...

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A Fruitful Medley

July 20, 2015 in What's New

A medley often refers to a collection of unique songs, woven together to be performed as a single piece of music. It works because there’s something about each song that makes it a compliment to the others... related musical keys, similar rhythmic feels, etc. Apply the medley concept to food, and the same must ring true... there must be harmony among the various food components—resonance that somehow converts all the diverse elements into a single, melodious tune. The pleasing “melody” that comes together in Trader Joe’s Fruitful Medley is...

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Orange Flesh Honeydew Melon

July 01, 2015 in What's New

On the outside, the Orange Fleshed Honeydew looks like a typical honeydew melon. It’s round with smooth, pale-green skin. Slice it open and you’ll swear you’re about to enjoy a common cantaloupe, based on the orange flesh. The truth is, this melon is not one or the other—but a hybrid of the two. The curious appearance is enough to draw the attention of melon aficionados. The stupendous flavor is enough to entice just about anyone who seeks sweet, refreshing fruit. Often regarded as...

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