This Week in Anabel's (11/29)!
Welcome back from break! We hope you had a restful break before the final stretch. This is our last operational week for the Fall Semester! Our hours are as normal through Friday. Be on the lookout for store deals near the end of the week!
The store will be pretty busy with produce, filled with our most popular items! This week we'll have:
Green winter kale
Fall Splendor Mix
We appreciate any support to help us continue to provide affordable food to all students here at Cornell.🍎
New Product Spotlight: Plantains
Plantains are a good source of fiber, vitamin C that aids with immune function, B6 that can help with cardiovascular function, and potassium that helps with regulating blood pressure.
Green plantains can be fried to make Tostones, a popular food in many countries such as Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Cuba, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic. A green plantain cannot be peeled like a banana (tutorial). Cut the plantain into 1 inch thick slices and cook them in about a ½ cup of vegetable oil until golden brown (about 5 mins). Using the bottom of a jar or something flat, flatten the plantains and then fry again until they are golden on both sides (about 5 mins). Sprinkle it with salt and they are ready to be eaten! Tostones can be eaten on their own or enjoyed with a dip of your choice. Find the full recipe here.
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Food Justice Corner
Interested in learning about the roles of the environment and sustainability in our food system? Read all about it in one of our new blog posts by Noah Duguma here. We have another blog post about the human lives behind your food. This post dives into the processes involved in our food system that many consumers remain oblivious about. You can find that article by Lauren Chuhta here.
Check out a great new way to find recipe and meal ideas! 🍽
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