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Asian Pack

 

Ingredients to inspire your Asian-themed dining adventures! 
Chinese Chicken Salad (fancy)Chinese chicken salad (simple – shred Napa cabbage, carrot, chicken breast; top with snow peas, celery, and seasoned rice vinegar), broccoli beefand stir frys galore! We always keep dumplings in the freezer – they’re a delicous andquick snack or supper! These vegetable dumplings are my daughter’s favorite. The carnivores in my life enjoy them, too, but prefer these Easiest Pork and Cabbage Dumplings Ever.

Dip Pack

 

Sometimes we just need dip! Salsa roja, salsa fresca, pico de gallo, salsa verde, guacamole, spinach dip, flavored hummus, and onion dip are all great options with this mix of goodies! This pack certainly adds veggies to complement snacktime and your south-of-the-border-themed appetizers and dishes.

 

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Roasting Veggie Pack

 

Packed with root veggies galore, there’s a ton of nutritional variety and it is so pretty! When we get this pack we chop everything right away and put it in ziplock bags, and then each time we would like roasted veggies, we grab some and follow the directions below! NOTE: Be careful when leaving roasted veggies out on a sheet pan to cool. It’s so easy to graze on it all afternoon, and before you know it, you’ll have eaten most of the pan and there won’t be enough for dinner! This is a serious issue in our house!

 

We love roasted veggies in our tacos and burritos. Remember to include leftovers as delicious cold salad toppers!

 

Hoping for Cauliflower, Russet Potato, Carrots, Beets, Turnip, Red Onion, Red Bell Pepper, Gold Bell Pepper, and Green Bell Pepper.

 

Simple Roasted Veggies

Peel and Cube in 1″ pieces any/all the items from your pack!

Put them in a ziplock bag and drizzle in enough Olive Oil to cover, then I add salt and pepper to taste, and about a tbsp of onion powder. Add a tsp or two of any other herbs you love – we love thyme and rosemary! – and unpeeled garlic cloves if you love roasted garlic as much as we do.

Shake and shake and shake, then dump onto a pan. Put in over at 375. Stirring every 15 minutes if it is not single layer and cook until fork soft. About 45 min to 1 hour!

 

Feeling adventurous?

Mix up the seasonings and include about a tsp of cumin. After roasting, finish with a splace of red wine or balsamic vinegar!

Blackberries

Approx twelve 6 oz containers

 

Don’t leave these sitting! Delicious fresh, frozen, jammed, syruped (is that a word?), make a crisp or crumble, toss in a smoothie, smother ice cream or yogurt. Enjoy!

Pomegranates
Approx 36 count

 

These delightful healthy treats are one of my favorite was to occupy my children. Sit them outside with a pomegranate and a cup and they’ll be busy for an hour and get healthier by the moment! I freeze the arils on a sheet pan and then throw in a freezer bag, ready to top salads, include in recipes, and enjoy out of hand – they freeze beautifully! – and of course there are faster ways to get them out of the fruit than picking! Check out You Tube for some fun videos.
 

The pomegranate has strong symbolic meaning throughout history in Greece and is present in many Greek dishes and sauces. And they’re gorgeous in any display!

Pineapple
Approx 5 count

 

Delicious sliced fresh and in smoothies, add to jams, and bottle chunks! Freezes beautifully for future smoothies or later processing. We make smoothie kits with our favorite fruit and veggie combos for dump, blend, and run mornings! Juice some up with oranges or mango for a super special and delicious breakfast beverage. Have you tried dehydrated pineapple? So easy and delicious! A perfect summer-y, sweet, and healthy snack at home or on the go. Grill them outside or indoors on a grill pan for a delicous dessert served alone or topping ice cream and frozen yogurt.

My kids love Virgin Pina Coladas as a special treat, and they’re pros at making them – even my 8yo! Into the blender goes chunks of pineapple, coconut milk, and just a squeeze of lime. Add ice to make it a frozen dessert – No sugar or dairy required!

Russet Potatoes
Approx 50 Lb

 

Mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, potato soup, potatoes in stews! How about make-ahead mashed, roasted, or twice-baked potatoes? Perfect to ease your holiday cooking!

 

There are several ways to store potatoes for long-term storage: use a root cellar, dehydrate, freeze, bottle. Root cellar: a dark, cool, dry place with a consistent temperature of 35-40 degrees and some ventilation. No fruits in there with the potatoes! To dehydrate: Wash, then slice or dice, blanch, and dehydrate. Peel only if desired (I never do!). To use, rehydrate and cook like you would raw potatoes. Freeze: make twice-baked potatoes, my sons’ *favorite* method! Make and freeze mashed potatoes, the second favorite method among the menfolk in my house. Or slice for fries, par-cook/roast, and freeze for later. Bottling: potatoes must be pressure-canned, and having a shelf full of bottled potato is sure to make lunch and supper sides quick and easy! Hot hint: we take dehydrated potatoes and twice-baked potatoes camping and stay-cationing. Makes for easy breakfasts and excellent supper sides (re)baked in the fire!

Pumpkin

One Orange Pumpkin
Approx 20 Lb

 

These pumpkins are a classic in any fall display. They’re a good food source too! Use  as decoration for now and food for later! (And if you’re really lazy like I am, let it set out all year. You’ll have pumpkin vines volunteering!)

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