Publisher description for Melissa's great book of produce : everything you need to know about fresh fruits and vegetables / Cathy Thomas.


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The definitive up-to-date, full-color guide to fresh fruits and vegetables
With burgeoning farmers' markets and greengrocers, enhanced produce sections in supermarkets, and increased interest in regional ingredients and organic fruits and vegetables, consumers and professionals alike are hungry for information. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the respected Melissa's World Variety Produce company, this book explains how to choose, eat, and cook common produce, as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. With 200 color photos as well as charts, facts, tips, and special recipes for unusual produce, this is a must-have food reference.
Melissa's World Variety Produce is the country's leading distributor of specialty fruits and vegetables, marketing literally thousands of items. Cathy Thomas (Huntington Beach, CA) is an award-winning food editor at the Orange County Register and a cooking teacher.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fruit -- Quality.
Fruit -- Purchasing.
Vegetables -- Purchasing.
Cookery (Fruit)
Cookery (Vegetables)