Thanksgiving Schedule Changes!
November 1st has rushed in and the holiday race is on. Please take note that ALL deliveries and pick ups will be ONE DAY EARLY the week of Thanksgiving. All other deliveries will be on our normal schedule. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
We understand that many of our customers are traveling to visit family during the next two months. It’s quick and easy to set your bin on vacation hold well in advance. Just log into your Veggie Bin account and click on vacation, choose the dates, and save. You will receive an email confirmation within minutes.
oLocal Bin: Green Beans, Lacinato Kale, Fairy Tale Eggplant, Yellow Squash, Florida Avocado, Broccoli, Carnival Squash, Cucumbers
Local Mini Bin: Green Beans, Lacinato Kale, Fairy Tale Eggplant, Yellow Squash, Florida Avocado
Recipes for This Week’s Bin
- Green Beans with Toasted Almonds
- Grilled Artichoke and Fairy Tale Eggplant Pasta
- Sunny Summer Squash Soup
- 7 Ways to Eat Florida Avocado
- Broccoli Dip
- Carnival Squash and Pancetta Risotto
Recipe Note: Some recipes may call for more or less produce than you receive. We feature recipes which can be doubled or halved if necessary. Enjoy!
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Organic Bin: Lacinato Kale, Fairytale Eggplant, Carrots with Tops, Florida Avacodo, Green Beans, Broccoli, Carnival Squash, Braeburn Apples
Organic Mini Bin: Lacinato Kale, Fairytale Eggplant, Carrots with Tops, Florida Avacodo, Green Beans
Organic Bin Recipes
- Lemony Braised Lacinto Kale
- Fairy Tale Eggplant in Garlic Ginger Sauce
- Carmelized Carrots
- Florida Avocado Guacamole
- Green Bean Casserole with Bacon
- Roasted Carnival Squash with Ginger Brown Butter
- Broccoli Cheese Soup
Cantaloupe, Banana, Kiwi, Ruby Red Grapefruit
Black = Locally Sourced Conventionally Produced
Green = Locally Sourced Organics
Blue = Globally Sourced Organics
Have no fear! If you do not like one of our selected items in your regular sized organic or local bin you have the choice to remove it and double another item that’s already in the bin or a make a substitution. And if you just have too many veggies, the great news is you can select a French Pantry Baguette as one of our substitution items! Find step by step instructions in our blog post.
Your Broccoli came to you from Brown’s Farm in Orange Heights, FL (Organic Broccoli came from CA this week). Broccoli is classified as a cabbage, but it doesn’t look or taste much like round green cabbage or Bok Choy we had last week. The word broccoli is from the Italian plural of broccolo which is the “flowering top” of a cabbage. Broccoli is often boiled or steamed but may be eaten raw. But, nothing says “autumn” quite like roasted vegetables — and that includes broccoli!
Preheat your oven to 425®. Cut your broccoli into medium florets. Dry them thoroughly. Not just salad-spinner dry, but rolled-up-in-a-beach-towel dry! Place your florets on a sheet pan and toss with 4-5 Tbsp olive oil, a teaspoon of kosher salt, ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper, and 4 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced thinly. (Depending on your amount of broccoli, these numbers are for two large bunches or +/- 4 pounds.)
Roast for 15-25 minutes or until your florets are crisp-tender and they start to brown and crisp. 10-15 minutes into roasting, start shaking your pan occasionally and sample your broccoli. When you’re satisfied with the doneness, pull them out and toss with the zest of a lemon, 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice, another tablespoon of olive oil and ¼ cup of fresh grated Parmesan cheese. If you have some pine nuts left over from your last pesto, you could throw a handful of those in as well. Toss to combine and prepare to be blown away. (Recipe is an adaptation from Barefoot Contessa.)
- Broccoli Salad
- Broccoli Casserole
- Cream of Broccoli Soup
- Broccoli Gratin with Crispy Bacon
- Sauteed Broccoli with Tomatoes
- Parmesan Roasted Broccoli & Onions
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The Tastiest of Flint Corn Grits Delivered in Your Bin!
The corn grits grown and milled by Teagan farms are made from flint corn which is known for a grittier, more granular texture. In Italy, flint has been the choice polenta corn since the 16th century! Polenta is simple to make, low in fat and calories and nutritious! $6.25/bag. Log into your Veggie Bin Account and add grits for your next order!
- Polenta With Herbs
- Grilled Polenta Cakes with Carmelized Onion and Goat Cheese
- Cornmeal Cruch
- Cheesy Skillet Cornmeal
- Orange Cornmeal Cake