Ft Riley Commissary Produce Newsletter February 4 10 ver 2
Commissary Newsletter Volume 3 Issue 75 February 2013 “Are You Ready for Some Produce”Hot Ads!! Featuring This Week:Feb 4-10, 2013 Focused on Fresh!Check out these HOT deals at “New Crop” Green Beans “California” Cauliflower “Premium” Red Delicious ApplesFt. Riley Commissary Produce Red Delicious apples will be firm with Green bean varieties have been bred especially for the fleshiness, flavor, or Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the smooth, clean skin and have a rich redDepartment! color that is sometimes streaked lightly sweetness of their pods. It is known in some parts of the world as the squeaky family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Cauliflower with yellow or with a yellow cheek. Test the firmness of the apple by holding it bean due to the noise it makes on one’s heads resemble those in broccoli, in the palm of your hand. It should feel teeth while eating. which differs in having flower buds.Red Seedless Grapes solid and heavy, not soft and light.#70614 Strawberries Vine Ripe TomatoesGreen Seedless Grapes “New Crop” - Red “B” Potatoes The first garden strawberry was grown The word “tomato” may refer to the#70615 The potato was first domesticated in in France during the late 18th century. plant (Solanum lycopersicum) or the the region of modern-day southern Prior to this, wild strawberries and cul- edible, typically red, fruit that it bears. Peru and extreme northwestern Bolivia tivated selections from wild strawberry Having originated in America, the tomatoBlueberries 12/1 PT between 8000 and 5000 BCE. It has since spread around the world and species were the common source of the fruit. was spread around the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas.#70110 become a staple crop in many countries.Hot House Tomatoes Produce Pick of the Week Recipes of the Week Grape Sorbet#71921 Red Seedless Grapes Ingredients A grape is a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of 4 cups chilled grapes (red or green) the botanical genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can 1/3 cup granulated sugarIdaho Russet Potatoes be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, 2 tablespoons lemon juice raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil. Grapes are a non-climacteric Directions:200/5 LB Bags type of fruit, generally occurring in clusters. The cultivation of Process the grapes and sugar in a food processor or blender for 2 to 3 minutes,#71557 the domesticated grape began 6,000–8,000 years ago in the until the sugar is completely dissolved and the grape skins are pulverized. Press the Near East. The earliest archeological evidence for a dominant mixture through a fine-mesh sieve and discard the solids. Stir the grape puree with position of wine-making in human culture dates from 8,000 the lemon juice and freeze the mixture in an ice-cream maker according to the Reminders for the Week years ago in Georgia.Yeast, one of the earliest domesticated microorganisms, occurs naturally on the skins of grapes, leading manufacturer’s instructions Strawberry-Lemon Shortcakes1. Be sure to hang the Commodity/Weather Alert to the innovation of alcoholic drinks such as wine. The earli-where it is visible to all customers. Also, continue est known production occurred around 8,000 years ago on Ingredientsto check market updates for the commodities the territory of Georgia. During an extensive gene-mapping 2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugaraffected by the recent weather conditions project, archaeologists analyzed the heritage of more than 110 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda2. The “Potato Lover’s Contest”, displays must be modern grape cultivars, and narrowed their origin to a region 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, cut into small piecesup for at least 1 week between January 28 - in Georgia, where wine residues were also discovered on the 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk 1 tablespoon grated lemon rindMarch 1, 2013. inner surfaces of 8,000-year-old ceramic storage jars. The oldest Cooking spray 1/2 cup all-purpose flour3. Super Bowl weekend is here let’s make lots of winery was found in Armenia, dating to around 4,000 BC. By 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1 tablespoon turbinado sugarsales this weekend! the 9th century AD the city of Shiraz was known to produce 4 cups sliced strawberries 1/4 cup granulated sugar4. Valentine’s Day is next build your displays with some of the finest wines in the Middle East. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice lots of strawberries for that impulse buyer. 1 1/4 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed5. Next demo is February 16, 2013 product to Strawberries Directions:be determined. Preheat oven to 425°.Weigh or lightly spoon 9 ounces (about 2 cups) flour into dry Strawberry fruit was mentioned in ancient Roman literature measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine 9 ounces flour, 1/4 cup granulated6. If you need POS material be sure to email me in reference to its medicinal use. The French began taking the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Cut in chilledASAP with details of what you need and when strawberry from the forest to their gardens for harvest in the butter with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine 1 1/4you need it. 1300’s. Charles the fifth, the French king of the late 1300’s had cups buttermilk and grated lemon rind. Add the buttermilk mixture to flour mixture,7. Please remember to send pictures for the 1,200 strawberry plants in his royal garden. In the early 1400’s and toss gently with a fork to combine. (Dough should be wet and about the texturemonthly picture review. western European monks were using the wild strawberry in of cottage cheese.) Coat a 9-inch round metal cake pan or baking sheet with cooking their illuminated manuscripts. It symbolizes perfect righteous- spray. Place 1/2 cup flour in a shallow dish. Scoop 10 equal dough portions into dish. “Your Commissary...It’s ness. The entire strawberry plant was used to cure depres- Gently shape each portion into a round by tossing in flour to help shape the dough. sive illnesses. People began using it for its supposed medicinal Worth the Trip” properties and botanists began naming the different species. The Arrange in pan. Discard excess flour. Brush dough with melted butter, and sprinkle evenly with 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar. Bake at 425° for 22 minutes or until the garden strawberry was transplanted from the forests and then shortcakes are lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove the plants would be propagated asexually by cutting off the shortcakes from pan. Cool on wire rack. Combine berries, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, and runners. When a French excursion journeyed to Chile in 1712 lemon juice; toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes. Split each shortcake in half; spoon it introduced the strawberry plant with female flowers that about 1/3 cup berry mixture and 2 tablespoons whipped topping into each. Let rest for resulted in the common strawberry that we have today. 20 minutes before unwrapping and serving. Can be eaten hot, warm, or chilled.