All posts in the ‘ Holidays by Hollandia Produce ’ Category


Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | post a comment

Have you ever heard of a “croptail?” Neither had we, until we found this watercress cocktail recipe from Hemispheres Magazine. A “croptail” is a vegetable-based cocktail, such as a Bloody Mary. Austin Carson, from Denver’s Mizuna restaurant, wanted to venture beyond the usual concoctions, so he created the Prudence and… Read the Rest »

Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014 | post a comment

Thanksgiving week is finally here! To show our thanks, we wanted to share a recipe that not only complements the seasonal flavors of this classic holiday meal, but also is packed with flavor and nutrition. Best of all, this scrumptious superfood recipe is quick and easy to prepare. Ingredients (Serves… Read the Rest »

Butternut Squash Salad Recipe for Halloween

October 30, 2014 | post a comment

With changing colors, cooler temps and pumpkins abound, there’s no doubt autumn has arrived. What better way to celebrate Halloween than with our festive, original recipe for Butternut Squash Salad served in a pumpkin bowl? Whether served as a Halloween party buffet centerpiece in a large pumpkin or plated individually… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Celebrates 44 Years in Business

September 18, 2014 | post a comment

On September 20, 2014, Hollandia Produce, L.P. celebrates its 44th anniversary. The company’s roots trace back nearly 100 years to Holland, where CEO Pete Overgaag’s grandfather Leo first began farming. Although we have remained a family run business, Hollandia has undergone many changes. In honor of our storied past, here’s… Read the Rest »

Happy Holidays from Hollandia Produce

December 19, 2013 | post a comment

We wish you and your family a lovely holiday season filled with laughter, kindness, and joy. Happy Holidays from Hollandia Produce!  

Live Gourmet Holiday Recipe Roundup

December 20, 2012 | post a comment

Figuring out what to cook for your kids can be quite hard sometimes and when the rest of the family shows up for the holidays the task becomes even more daunting. No need to worry though, Live Gourmet has got your back with our holiday recipe roundup! If you’d like to go… Read the Rest »

Lettuce Give Thanks to Ina Garten from Barefoot Contessa

November 21, 2012 | post a comment

Today we have not one, but two recipes for you! Thanksgiving is not just a time to give thanks, it’s also a time to eat a LOT of food. To that end, we felt that one recipe was simply not enough for this special day. Today, as usual we have a… Read the Rest »

Witches’ Finger Sandwiches: A Halloween Treat for Picky Eaters

October 19, 2012 | post a comment

When you’re cooking up a Halloween themed feast it can be easy to end up with some pretty scary dishes. Sometimes it’s difficult to get kids to try any of the stuff you put out that isn’t covered in sugar. To give the picky eaters among your guests something a little healthier to nibble… Read the Rest »

Lettuce be Spooky

October 11, 2012 | post a comment

If you’re looking to put together a Halloween feast “lettuce” suggest this “Decomposed Salad” from Martha Stewart. Don’t worry, it’s not really decomposing and it won’t make you sick. It will however impress your guests and delight their taste buds even while it grosses out their eyes. Normally we wouldn’t… Read the Rest »

4th of July Red, White, and Blue Salad

July 3, 2012 | post a comment

Finding a salad that’s red, white, and blue isn’t easy, since most salads are full of green things. The salad in our picture, for example, is green, white, and blue. That’s where our special Living Red Butter Lettuce comes into play. The following recipe wasn’t originally intended for the star spangled… Read the Rest »