Artichokes: America's New Favorite Summer Vegetable

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Artichokes: America's New Favorite Summer Vegetable

Lime ice pops with artichoke (PRNewsFoto/Ocean Mist Farms)

CASTROVILLE, Calif., July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As record-setting heat blazes across most of the country, artichokes could be America's favorite new summer vegetable with recipes that don't require work in the kitchen.

Ocean Mist Farms, the largest grower of fresh artichokes in North America, now sells two cleaned and ready to cook fresh artichokes in its award winning Season & Steam package.  What makes this value-added bag unique is the ability to open prior to cooking, season the contents, reseal and cook in the microwave for seven minutes.  The culinary experts at Ocean Mist Farms suggest throwing the microwaved artichokes on the grill for a few last minutes to gain a charred/nutty flavor.

For something really different, however, the company created Artichoke Ice Pops. The secret again is using the Season & Steam artichokes to whip up these cool pops.

"We know families are busy this summer and helping parents get healthy, delicious meals on the table is our goal," said Diana McClean, director of marketing. "People love the lime flavored artichoke ice pops; we hope everyone gives them a try."

For more information about Ocean Mist Farms and its products and recipes, visit

About Ocean Mist Farms
Ocean Mist Farms, a fourth generation family-owned business and the largest grower of fresh artichokes in North America, is committed to delivering the highest standards in the industry for food safety, product quality, customer service, innovation and sustainability. The company's full line of 30 fresh vegetables includes the award-winning Season & Steam and Ocean Mist Organic product lines.

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