Depot Etiquette

The FDC Member Handbook contains helpful tips, information about adding or changing shares, special orders, and so much more. We know many read the member handbook, but we also know about clicking yes to user agreements (with every intention of reading at a later date). I can assure you our handbook is more interesting, or at least more informative, than typical software licensing agreements. Periodically we like share tidbits from the handbook as a refresher and to help our members have a most excellent experience. This week, we bring to you Depot Etiquette!

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The Peaches are Here!

Almost everyone I know has a great recipe for peach cobbler, peach muffins, and all manner of peach breakfast and dessert recipes. Yet not many consider peaches for dinner. Delicious in a panini, or as a fresh compote over pork, peaches can kick up a basic dinner routine. Or, this delicious twist on the classic quesadilla, fresh peaches paired with unlikely spices and pork are a curious-cooks delight.

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Jazz Up Your Corn

Street corn, or grilled Mexican style corn, aka Elotes, first became popular through street vendors selling fresh corn brushed with a variety of flavors in Mexico. The most traditional highlights the sweetness of the corn while maintaining the crunchiness, typically with a creamy chile-lime sauce. The trick to replicate that sweet, crunchiness is to grill the corn. Delicious as a side or a snack, there are limitless options to taking your everyday sweet corn and turning it into a masterpiece. Here’s one variety that’s pretty authentic and only slightly more effort than butter and salt.

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Tatsoi, the Other Green Vegetable

Tatsoi – Before we start: you’ve almost certainly eaten tatsoi before. The mild, mustardy leaves often show up in mixed salad greens, so — surprise! — you’re probably already acquainted. What’s so great about this green?¬†Once you track it down, (aliases include tat soy, tat soi, broadbeak mustard, spoon mustard, spinach mustard, and rosette bok choy), it’ll quickly become one of the most versatile green vegetables you know.

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Crazy for Currants

Currants are a tiny berries most popular overseas. A delectably tart fruit it’s versatile and can be eaten straight off the vine or in fresh summer recipes. From scones to pies, jams and drinks, it’s easy to sample and find your favorite. We’ve listed a few below to help you get inspired. No time to cook? Throw them in the freezer and add them at a later date to lemonade or cocktails for a pretty and refreshing instant chill.

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