Not a fan of slicing onions? How about shucking and cleaning corn ... or spiralizing zucchini ... or cutting up pineapple? Next time you're in the produce department, browse our selection of already chopped and washed Hy-Vee Short Cuts, and start saving time during meal prep.
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Summer's Juicy Fruits
If ever there was a time to eat more fruit, it's summer. Fill your basket with berries, melons, peaches, and more. And look for the Homegrown label to see which fruits were grown locally.
Eat your antioxidants. These disease-fighting gems are full of 'em. To keep berries fresh, store them unwashed in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Cream of the Crop
It's true you can find most of these veggies year-round, but come summer, they're at their peak. Plus, many of them are sourced from local farms across the Midwest.
To keep corn as fresh as possible, wrap unhusked ears in a plastic bag and refrigerate until you're ready to prepare it. Learn how to quickly shuck and cook corn in this video tutorial.
Pro Tip: Hy-Vee Short Cuts ears of corn are husked and ready to go.
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If summer had a flavor, it might be basil. Or mint. Or mint lemonade! Fresh herbs just have a way of brightening almost anything.
All the cool kids are cooking with this fresh herb. Fresh mint adds a subtle but refreshing sweetness to salads, fruits, savory Greek dishes, and cocktails.