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Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Produce Pete: Cabbage

Produce Pete: Cabbage

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Produce Pete shows you how to pick the perfect cabbage. 

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017

Produce Pete: Brussels Sprouts

Produce Pete: Brussels Sprouts

Produce Pete explains the best way to prepare Brussels sprouts -- and when it comes to this misunderstood vegetable, less is best. 

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

Produce Pete: Finding Ripe Tomatoes at Open Air Markets

Produce Pete: Finding Ripe Tomatoes at Open Air Markets

Produce Pete takes us to Valentino's Food Market in Ridgewood, Queens to find the best on-the-vine tomatoes.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017

Produce Pete: Selecting the Perfect Potato

Produce Pete: Selecting the Perfect Potato

Produce Pete shows us what to look for and how to pick the perfect Idaho potato for your favorite dish.

Saturday, Feb 11, 2017

Produce Pete: Strawberries for Your Sweetheart

Produce Pete: Strawberries for Your Sweetheart

Produce Pete explains why this Valentine's Day is an even better time to pick up some strawberries for a loved one, or yourself.

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017

Produce Pete: Choosing Avocados for Your Guacamole

Produce Pete: Choosing Avocados for Your Guacamole

Produce Pete shares his tips for selecting avocados and turning them into a Super Bowl snack. Here's the recipe for his "Speedy Guacamole", which yields about one cup: Ingredients: -1 fully ripened avocado, halved, pitted and peeled -1/4 cup prepared salsa -1 tablespoon like juice Optional add-ins: -2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, or 2 tablespoons bacon bits -1 tablespoon mayonnaise or sour cream -1/2 teaspoon ground cumin -1/4 cup sliced black olives In a small bowl, mash the avocado with a fork or potato masher to get a slightly chunky mixture. Stir in salsa, lime juice, any add-ins you like and voila!

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017

Produce Pete: Picking the Perfect Pepper

Produce Pete: Picking the Perfect Pepper

Produce Pete shares his tips for picking the perfect red pepper, a sweet and healthy snack available year-round.

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Produce Pete: The Perfect Pear for a Sweet Treat

Produce Pete: The Perfect Pear for a Sweet Treat

Produce Pete talks about red and green Comice pears, his personal favorite variety.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017

Produce Pete: Kiwis Make a Healthy Snack

Produce Pete: Kiwis Make a Healthy Snack

Produce Pete shares why now is a great time to try Italian kiwis and offers his tips for buying them.

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Pete Napolitano shares his tricks of the trade about how to pick the freshest fruits and vegetables.