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Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

February 5th, is the Chinese New Year (or more broadly, Lunar New Year, one of the world's most prominent and celebrated festivals) and we’re celebrating with a 10% off sale on popular fruits and vegetables prominent in Chinese cuisine or which are given as symbols of good fortune around Chinese New Year.

Pig Illustration, the words,

2019 is the Year of the Pig, the twelfth animal in a twelve year cycle, so we've chosen 12 items for this offer. Enjoy 10% off on the following fruits and veggies from Monday, February 4th through Sunday, February 10th! 

  1. Organic Napa Cabbage (PLU 94552)
  2. Local Shiitake Mushrooms (PLU 4651)
  3. Organic Shiitake Mushrooms 3.5oz (Scan)
  4. Organic Local Carrots (PLU 94562)
  5. Organic Scallions / Green Onions (PLU 94068)
  6. Organic Leeks (PLU 94629)
  7. Organic Grapefruit (PLU 94288)
  8. Organic Pummelo (PLU 93129)
  9. Organic Ginger (PLU 94612)
  10. Organic Bok Choy (PLU 94545)
  11. Organic Baby Bok Choy (PLU 94544)
  12. Organic Daikon Radish (PLU 94598)

See the rest of this week's sales here!

Try this:  New Year's Dumpling Soup

Ingredients:

3/4 cup cooked, shelled edamame
1/2 cup tightly packed cooked baby spinach
1/2 (15-ounce) package extra-firm tofu
1/2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch, divided
3 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil, plus extra for garnish
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 white pepper, or to taste
1 package wonton wrappers
4 cups stock
2 cups chopped vegetables (Napa cabbage, carrots, red bell peppers, celery, fresh shiitake mushrooms, snow peas)
Chopped green onions (optional)

Steps:

Pulse edamame in a food processor, then add spinach, tofu, 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Process until a paste is formed.Pulse edamame in a food processor, then add spinach, tofu, 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Process until a paste is formed.
Lay a wonton wrapper on a flat surface. Brush each side with 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon filling into center of wrapper. Fold wrapper into a triangle shape, press edges together to seal well then bring the two bottom corners of the triangle together, and seal with a little cornstarch mixture.

Bring water to a boil in a pot over medium-high heat. Cook dumplings in boiling water until cooked, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer dumplings to serving bowls.
In a pot, bring stock to a boil over high heat. Add vegetables and return to a boil. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Season with 2 tablespoons soy sauce and adjust taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot with cooked New Year Dumplings, sprinkled with green onions and toasted sesame oil on top.

Recipe courtesy of the PCC Community Markets, one of our sister food co-ops in Seattle, Washington

 

 

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