Foraged Red Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit
The Red Prickly pear cactus offers a high amount of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and a variety of minerals. This fruit also offers powerful anti-inflammatory properties and has been used to successfully treat type II diabetes.
Offering a distinct, nutty flavor described as more intense than broccoli, this pale, green vegetable looks and tastes like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Available starting in late summer.
Inventory, 10 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 10/08/16
|Regier Family Farms|
The O'Henry peach has a bright red outer skin with peaking tones of orange underneath. The inner flesh of the O'Henry peach has a light orange tone that has a smooth texture. This yellow freestone peach offers a sweet and juicy flavor.
O'Henry peaches are available in the late summer.
Described as the “late peach that stores well,” the O’Henry peach was recently chosen in Sunset Magazine’s top five favorite peaches on the United States West Coast.
Peaches contain high amounts of vitamin C. They are also good suppliers of bioactive compounds including phenolic acids, anthocyanins, flavonoids and procyanidins.
A seemingly perfect peach medium, the O’Henry peach is revered for its flavor and ability to keep for an extended period of time. Can be simply eaten straight, salted, grilled, poached, baked or frozen.
The late Grant Merrill, from Central Valley, California patented the peach tree in 1979. The O’Henry peach became widely popular very quickly. The O’Henry peach is a slow ripening fruit – which lends to a long shelf life and ease to carry/travel. The O’Henry peach is reportedly the grandparent to many strains including the Augustprince peach – a fruit similar in flavor and color.
Recipes that include O'Henry Peaches. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Rhubarbarians||Peach and Pastrami Sandwiches with Peppery Mayo|
|Feasting at Home||Peach Bruschetta with Goat Cheese, Basil and Infused Honey|
|A Healthy Life For Me||Peach Bourbon Thyme Smash|
|Foodie Crush||Bacon Wrapped Grilled Peaches with Balsamic Glaze|
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