Iceberg Lettuce – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Iceberg Lettuce – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is iceberg lettuce? The iceberg lettuce—or crisphead lettuce—is a salad staple. It looks like a carbon copy of the cabbage plant from the outside to the inside. But, the iceberg lettuce’s crunch makes it…...

Jul 28, 2021
Grape Tomatoes – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Grape Tomatoes – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What are grape tomatoes? People often confuse grape tomatoes with cherry tomatoes since they are both petite with a sweet aftertaste. But if you look more closely, you’ll notice slight differences between the 2 varieties.…...

Jul 28, 2021
Lacinato Kale – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Lacinato Kale – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is lacinato kale? Lacinato kale is a leafy green, cruciferous vegetable that’s eaten raw or cooked and used in soups, salads, and baked into crispy kale chips. Some of its nicknames include dinosaur kale (because it…...

Jul 27, 2021
Kabocha Squash – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Kabocha Squash – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is kabocha squash? You’ve heard of squash, but maybe not kabocha squash. So what is kabocha squash? Kabocha squash is a type of winter squash with a hard rind and orange flesh. Unlike summer squash,…...

Jul 27, 2021
Lemongrass – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Lemongrass – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is lemongrass? This herb is the stalk of the lemongrass plant (Cymbopogon citratus) and has a lemony scent with a hint of ginger. It can be used fresh or dried and is commonly found…...

Jul 27, 2021
Lion’s Mane Mushrooms – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Lion’s Mane Mushrooms – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What are lion's mane mushrooms? Native to North America, Europe, and Asia, the lion’s mane is an edible mushroom in the tooth fungus group. It features long spines that resemble a hairy dog (or lion’s…...

Jul 27, 2021
Mint – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Mint – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is mint? Mentha, more commonly known as mint, is a type of aromatic herb. Mint is used around the world and is available in hundreds of varieties, including (but certainly not limited to): Peppermint Spearmint…...

Jul 26, 2021
Lima Beans – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Lima Beans – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What are lima beans? Lima beans are legumes (the fruit seeds of plants). Part of the Phaseolus genus, they are also commonly known as: Double beans Madagascar beans Chad beans Sieva beans Wax beans Taste-wise, lima…...

Jul 26, 2021
Marjoram – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

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Marjoram – All You Need to Know | Instacart Guide to Fresh Produce

What is marjoram? Marjoram is an aromatic herb typically used in Mediterranean dishes. Marjoram belongs to the mint family, and it’s a sub-species of oregano. However, it’s sweeter, milder, and more floral than its spicy, pungent counterpart.…...

Jul 26, 2021
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