Orange Honeydew Melon
Oval-to-round and a delicious cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew, the very fleshy juicy orangish-yellow pulp of the orange honeydew melon is encased in a hard very yellow matching rind.
White corn is a sweet corn variety. Its ears are wrapped in tightly layered pale lime green to white husks. One ear of corn can contain up to 400 kernels growing in rows lengthwise.
Baby Black Knight Carrots
Inventory, 5 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 03/24/11
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Black Knight Baby carrots are harvested and available year round. Summer's heat, however, produces a somewhat bitter flavor in summertime crops.
Black Knight carrots bleed color, making it necessary use a separate pan to cook them. After blanching, set them on a paper napkin to prevent their from staining other vegetables.
Deep purple to nearly black with a contrasting white center, these colorful carrots are exceptionally tender in texture and sweet in taste.
Carrots were originally purple, however, other colors such as red, white and yellow also appeared in Asia thousands of years ago. About 200 years ago, the first orange carrots were cultivated in the Netherlands and the Royal House of Oranje is credited for the carrot's popularity.
Native to Turkey, Black Knight baby carrots are locally grown at Weiser Farms in California. Weiser Farms is renowned for growing superior carrots, heirloom squashes, melons and a variety of premium potatoes. Conscious of maintaining soil integrity and good for the environment, Weiser Farms tells Specialty Produce that carrot tops make excellent compost and are plowed into the soil after harvest to enrich the soil's nutrients. Weiser Farms specializes in root vegetables and has been growing premium vegetables since 1977. Ideal sandy soil for producing superior products, Weiser Farms' one hundred-twenty acres allow vital crop rotation resulting in top quality produce. Specialty Produce enthusiastically endorses and promotes our local growers, farmers, ranchers and the California farming industry.
Recipes that include Baby Black Knight Carrots. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Urban Hennery||Pixie Purple Risotto|
|Not Lazy. Rustic.||Baked Purple Carrot Chips|
|Omnivorous Child||Sauteed Black Knight Carrots and Onions|