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Archive for November 2011

Online Brainstorming Offers Tips for Box Top Teams

As you probably know, Green Giant® Fresh is a big supporter of the Box Tops for Education® program that has helped kids and parents raise more than $400 million for their schools since 1996. In fact, we’ve got Box Tops coupons on a whole bushel of our products so that you can help turn everyday [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Parmesan Basil Dip

Be honest. You saw the headline above and said this recipe’s got failure written all over it because my kids hate Brussels Sprouts. No big surprise there. At the risk of sounding like Captain Obvious, a dim view of sprouts is pretty much a universal consensus among all those picky diners in the pre-grownup stage. [...]

Meet The Team: Green Giant® Fresh VP of Technical Services Brian Stepien

Below is another in our long-running series of Meet the Team blog posts that gives us the opportunity to introduce you to the staff and team members at Green Giant® Fresh, as well as those who work with us in a variety of produce-related positions. Today we’re featuring Brian Stepien, who’s been with us more [...]

Two-Cheese & Rosemary Mashed Potato Casserole

If any vegetable has received a bad rap over the past decade or so, it’s the potato. In rapid fashion, the humble spud has been vilified as a high-carb, starchy side dish that should be banned from the plates of health seekers everywhere. But here’s the thing, all these charges against the potato can be [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Winter Squash

As the days get shorter and the weather forces you indoors for long stretches of dormant time, a regular dose of winter squash packs a healthy boost of blues-quelling B-complex vitamins. The most common varieties of winter squash include: Butternut squash, Acorn squash, Hubbard squash, Turban squash, and the sweet Japanese Kabocha squash varietal. Right [...]