Currants

(red, black, golden)

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber. Good source of potassium.

What To Look For
Firm, plump, fully colored berries.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate in a single layer. Use within a day or two. Wash when ready to use.

Best Uses
Raw: fresh fruit desserts, salads, and smoothies.
Cooked: cobblers, crisps, jams, muffins, and pies. Good with poultry such as duck and turkey.

Recipes
Currant Bran Muffins



Other Fruits

 Apricots
Asian Pears
Blackberries
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Cherries 
Crenshaw Melon
Currants
Figs
Gooseberries
Grapes
Guava
Honeydew Melon
Huckleberries
Lychee Nut
Mangoes
Nectarines
Papayas
Peaches
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon
see also: Summer Vegetable Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
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