Top 10 President’s Picks: Highlights from July 30 to August 5

Every week, we put out a new list of President’s Picks—it’s a collection of our best offerings, from peak-season produce to must-have grocery brands, all curated by our in-house experts and merchants (and all at reduced prices!). A team from across the company gathers in a room to discuss and sample the spread, sharing what makes every single item great—and we’re there taking notes on these insider tips. Check out this week’s highlights* after the jump!

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Meet the Farmer: Organic Valley’s Grass-Fed Milk Farms

We made a trip upstate to Canastota, NY with our friends at Organic Valley to check out two of their family-run farms producing milk for Organic Valley’s brand new line of grass-fed cow milk. We learned a lot, we ate a lot, and we made friends with so many cows. Read on for the scoop!

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6 Simple Ways to Enjoy Seasonal Stone Fruit

Juicy peaches, sweet plums, and perfectly plump cherries—we can’t get enough of our fresh stone fruit. What’s stone fruit, you might ask? It’s a fruit with edible flesh that encloses a stone or shell; it’s currently in season and ready for eating! And if you’re looking for recipe inspiration, check out some of our simple and delicious ways to get cooking with stone fruit.

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Top Sirloin Filets with Italian Salsa Verde Recipe

Nothing says “I love you” like a hearty home-cooked meal. Impress your valentine (or pal-entine!) by serving up this lean beef feast from the Beef Checkoff. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling pretty saucy this month, and this Italian salsa verde is the perfect beef complement to spice up your romantic evening.

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Perfect Food Pairs: These Flavors Are Even Better Together

Peanut butter + jelly—both ingredients are great alone, but they’re a little more special when they’re together. In honor of the Month of Love, we asked the food experts around FreshDirect to share a few of their favorite combinations. What’s great on its own, but amazing when paired with a food friend? Let’s start with a few of my own perfect pairs after the jump!

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3-Ingredient Turkey Sliders

Want to take your game-day snacks to the next level without a lot of effort? These hearty turkey meatball sliders could not be easier. With virtually no prep and only three ingredients, you can have these little bits of heaven ready for your guests in just minutes. But be warned… these sliders are so delicious you just might have to make more during halftime.

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