All posts in the ‘ Holidays by Hollandia Produce ’ Category

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Live Gourmet Twist

May 4, 2016 | post a comment

  Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexico’s Independence Day nor is it National Margarita Day. It actually commemorates the infamous Battle of Puebla where the Mexican army defeated the French in 1862. An intrinsic part of many people’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations is traditional Mexican food. Yet,… Read the Rest »

Power Up Your Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Dinner with our Living Watercress 

March 16, 2016 | post a comment

  Green beer, leprechaun decorations and corned beef and cabbage are ubiquitous staples for many people on St. Patrick’s Day. But did you many of these customs were adopted in the US as over a million of Irish people emigrated in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. Prior to then,… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet to the Rescue with Healthy Post-Holiday Meal Ideas

December 23, 2015 | post a comment

  The holiday season is often a whirlwind with gift wrapping, cocktail parties and spreading good cheer in the community. If you’re hosting dinner over the holidays, you most likely won’t have a chance to relax until after Christmas Day.  To help you recharge, we’ve compiled a few simple post-holidays… Read the Rest »

Thanksgiving Part II with Live Gourmet® – The Final Countdown

November 23, 2015 | post a comment

  If you caught last week’s LETTUCE BE FRESH™ post, you now have a delicious turkey and stuffing recipe in the works and some helpful food safety tips under your belt. But before you cast your apron aside, make sure you you’ve planned a few quick and easy side dishes as… Read the Rest »

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Help of Live Gourmet

November 18, 2015 | post a comment

  Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and many of us are beginning to prepare for the mother lode of all meals. Cranberry sauce, stuffing, and turkey are ubiquitous staples for the American holiday. This year, why don’t you surprise your guests by invigorating one of those classic dishes with… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce, L.P. Celebrates Father’s Day with the Overgaag Family

June 17, 2015 | post a comment

  In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, Hollandia Produce, L.P. CEO Pete Overgaag reflects on what he has learned from his father about growing and running a business. “Growing plants is what I’ve done all my life. It’s completely in my blood,” he tells us. “I’m proud to be… Read the Rest »

Say Thanks to Mom by Hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch

May 6, 2015 | post a comment

  This Sunday, give your mom or grandma a day off from the kitchen and create a festive seasonal brunch. There’s no need to plan multi-courses–just a tasty meal with simple, fresh ingredients that can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco. Live Gourmet® Living Upland Cress and certified organic Grower… Read the Rest »

Greens Abound in Easter and Passover Meals

March 31, 2015 | post a comment

  This week all over the world, families and friends will gather to celebrate Passover (April 3-11) and Easter (April 5). Cooking a special meal for your loved ones can be stressful, but with a bit of planning, you can calmly create delectable dishes that your guests will remember for… Read the Rest »

Get your Green on this St. Patrick’s Day!

March 16, 2015 | post a comment

Ring in this St. Patrick’s Day by getting your green on! There’s no need to sacrifice taste for nutrition during this sometimes raucous holiday. Top o’ the morning to you! Start your day off right by tossing a handful of Grower Pete’s certified Organic Living Watercress or Live Gourmet® Living… Read the Rest »

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 »