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by Jack Murdich
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Agricultural Sciences
  • Author:
    Jack Murdich
  • ISBN:
    0688059597
  • ISBN13:
    978-0688059590
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  • Publisher:
    Hearst Marine Books; 1st edition (June 1, 1986)
  • Pages:
    256 pages
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    Agricultural Sciences
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Murdich, a greengrocer at New York City's Hunt's Point Market, one of the largest wholesale produce centers in the . considers more than 175 different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nuts (not counting different varieties). He discusses each in detail, indicates when they are in season, how to tell if they are ripe, which varieties are superior and how to store them.

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Published by Hearst Marine Books. ISBN 10: 0688059597 ISBN 13: 9780688059590. Published by Overlook Books.

Check out our tips for selecting fresh grocery store produce. Here are some of our tips on how to select fresh fruits and vegetables

Check out our tips for selecting fresh grocery store produce. Here are some of our tips on how to select fresh fruits and vegetables. Factors to Consider when Choosing Fruits and Veggies. As you browse the produce department for fresh fruit, there are a few key things to look for that remain consistent from fruit to fruit: firmness to the touch, vibrant colors, and a slightly sweet (though not overpowering) scent. While these are all standard indicators of ripeness, there are a few other factors to consider

If you're storing all your fruits and vegetables together in one refrigerator drawer, you're not doing it right. Here’s what Marta had to say (for the full story, see: Expert Advice: A Greengrocer’s Guide to Storing Produce and Leftovers). Fruits: What’s the best way to store them?

If you're storing all your fruits and vegetables together in one refrigerator drawer, you're not doing it right. Yes, there's a science behind how and wher. Fruits: What’s the best way to store them? For fruits that need to ripen (. bananas, stone fruits, avocados), it’s best to store them at room temperature; place them in a paper bag to speed up the ripening process. Already ripened fruits should be refrigerated, as colder temperatures will stall further ripening. Other fruits, like berries and citrus, should be refrigerated from the get-go.

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Store the ripe fruit in the refrigerator. How to enliven pesto Fresh store-bought pesto has a better basil and Parmesan flavour than pesto sold in a jar. It does cost more, but the flavour is worth it. How to select tomatoes A perfectly ripe tomato will be deep ruby red, yield a little to the touch, and smell aromatic. Unless they’re a special variety, avoid tomatoes that are still green around the top or a pale orange-red, because their flavour will be disappointing. Why you should rinse basmati rice Rice is naturally surrounded by starchy molecules, which expand when they’re boiled and can make rice sticky and stodgy. In some cases, such as risotto, it’s important to keep the starch.

Explaining when to buy, what to look for, and how to store fresh produce, this greengrocer's guide features information on seasons, shelf life, varieties, and quality of more than 175 different fruits, vegetables, nuts, and herbs