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Simply Sauteed Artichoke Hearts

Ingredients: Two 8 oz packages of frozen artichoke hearts 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 5 cloves of garlic, chopped 3 Tbsp parsley, chopped * To save time, consider using a pre-chopped garlic, such as this Polaner’s chopped premium white garlic, and a freeze dried parsley, such as this aroma sealed Litehouse parsley. Method Heat oil in […]

Categories: Recipes, Blog, Produce
Posted at February 10, 2017 - 4:58 PM  |  Comments Off on Simply Sauteed Artichoke Hearts

Chilean Blueberries

Although considered a fruit best consumed in summer, delicious and sweet blueberries can be enjoyed year round thanks to Blueberries from Chile. King Kullen offers Blueberries from Chile, available in our Produce department, throughout the winter so you can enjoy them year round. Blueberries are a good source of vitamin C and dietary fiber, as […]

Categories: Recipes, Blog, Winter, Produce
Posted at January 19, 2017 - 12:01 PM  |  Comments Off on Chilean Blueberries

Sweet Onions from Shuman Produce

Family-owned Shuman Produce is headquartered in the center of the Vidalia® growing region in southeast Georgia and has been in the sweet onion industry for more than 30 years.  The legacy began in the mid-1980s with a small family farm in Reidsville, GA and today has become a leading grower and shipper of sweet onions […]

Categories: Recipes, Blog, Produce
Posted at January 9, 2017 - 10:00 AM  |  Comments Off on Sweet Onions from Shuman Produce

Andy Boy Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli rabe offers a number of nutrients for your body.  This powerful superfood is tender and crispy.  Broccoli rabe contains vitamins A, B, C, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and some omega-3 fatty acids.  Consuming this veggie can: Help reduce the risk of heart disease due to its strong anti-inflammatory nutrients such as folate […]

Categories: Recipes, Blog, holidays, Produce, Healthy
Posted at December 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM  |  Comments Off on Andy Boy Broccoli Rabe

Scoville Heat Scale

The Scoville heat scale measures how spicy a hot pepper might be as well as anything made from chili peppers such as hot sauce.  The scale is named after Wilbur Scoville, who developed the test in 1912. Our Produce Director Rich Conger has shared this chart with us measuring the heat of various peppers, some of […]

Categories: Blog, Produce
Posted at December 16, 2016 - 8:39 AM  |  Comments Off on Scoville Heat Scale

King Kullen Recommends Eating More Seasonal Vegetables for Thanksgiving

November 2016 The local grocer shares healthy seasonal recipes to try this autumn. ‘Tis the season to discover a new Thanksgiving favorite and add some variety to weekly meal preparation. November is National Squash Month and Sweet Potato Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to cut down on carbs and fill up on healthy […]

Categories: Blog, holidays, Produce, Press Release
Posted at November 21, 2016 - 11:18 AM  |  Comments Off on King Kullen Recommends Eating More Seasonal Vegetables for Thanksgiving

Top 10 Fall Apples

Apples offer our bodies various nutrients that help keep us healthy!  Apples are an optimal snack; they keep us feeling fuller longer due to the amount of soluble fiber they carry. Eating apples can aid in lowering cholesterol and boosting cardiovascular health due to the antioxidants they contain.  Eat apples plain, slab peanut or almond […]

Categories: Blog, Fall, Produce
Posted at November 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM  |  Comments Off on Top 10 Fall Apples