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Vegetables for the Holidays

December 02, 2015

wholesale fruits and vegetables

While delicious treats surround us everywhere this time of year, oftentimes the vegetable tray can be overlooked.  The typical  dip in the middle surrounded by various vegetables can get lost between elaborate presentations of heartier fare and festive-looking desserts. For those who are trying to maintain a healthy diet during... Read More »

Vegetables at Thanksgiving

November 16, 2015

Vegetables at Thanksgiving

How can I write about Thanksgiving and vegetables when the main stars of dinner are Turkey and dressing?  I will be the first to admit that vegetables are not the first thing (or even the second thing) I think about when it comes to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner (think pie). ... Read More »

YES, we have Bananas!

November 04, 2015

Bananas Scott street Tomato House

If you have perused the Scott Street Tomato House website at all, then you know about our large “ripening rooms” for produce.  Bananas are the main fruit that can be found in ripening rooms.  As most consumers know, bananas can ripen very quickly.  For optimum freshness, bananas are shipped green, and then... Read More »

Sweet Potatoes

October 19, 2015

Now that there is a chill in the air, certain “Cold weather” foods come to mind.  One in particular is the sweet potato.  Sweet Potatoes are a staple at Thanksgiving. However, they are quickly becoming a popular choice year-round for a nutritious tasty side dish.  Sweet potato fries are often... Read More »

Bell Peppers: The workhorse of flavor

September 28, 2015

Bell peppers are the unsung heroes of the produce world.  They are widely available throughout the year, and typically have consistent flavor during all seasons.  Whether they are red, green, or yellow, peppers are a staple in many recipes, whether it is grandma’s meatloaf, grilled with onions for fajitas, or part of... Read More »