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Summer Fruit & Produce: Can't Beat It!

 

Dave's Guide to Selecting Ripe Peaches and Nectarines

Everybody loves a beautiful, ripe peach or nectarine. To keep them looking beautiful while selecting yours, Dave is sharing his secret to doing it right. Feel free to ask any team member to help you, as well!

Orange Creamsicle Melons are Back!

Orange creamsicle melons are a cross between a honeydew and a cantaloupe. They have a smooth exterior like a honeydew, with an orange interior like a cantaloupe. They are extremely sweet, flavorful and aromatic. These are a perennial customer favorite.

 

 

All of our Orange Creamsicle melons are ripe. You should expect to see a light creamy rind and a sugary aroma. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for no longer than three days.

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Fun With Creamsicle Melons

Melon Creamsicle Popsicles

Makes about 10 full-size pops

Ingredients

1-2 Orange Creamsicle melons

1, 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk or 1 ½ cups plain yogurt

Honey (optional)

Method

In a blender, puree Orange Creamsicle melon chunks until smooth.

Add sweetened condensed milk or yogurt, and honey (optional) to the mixture and blend until mixture is thick and creamy.

Fill into ice cube trays, popsicle moulds, or 3 oz. paper cups (with popsicle sticks) and freeze.

Dreamsicle Creamsicle Cocktail

Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

3 oz. Pureed Orange Creamsicle melon

1 ½ oz. sweet and sour mix

1 ½ oz. vodka, rum, or tequila

About 6 ice cubes

​Method

In a blender, combine Orange Creamsicle melon chunks, liquor, sweet + sour mix and ice. Blend to desired consistency.

Add a sprig of mint or a squeeze of lime (optional).

Not Optional: sit back, relax and ENJOY!

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Organic "YUMI" Black Seedless Watermelon

These are HUUUUUGE and pretty delicious, if we may say so. How about really delicious? Yes, that's better.

Each melon weighs approximately 14-16 pounds. This variety is one of the sweetest, most refreshing watermelons around.

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Newcastle Fruit & Produce Co.

13013 Newcastle Way

Newcastle, WA 98059

Tel. 425.227.8400

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