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Frieda's Specialty Produce - Karen Caplan

June 8, 2017

Intel Features Frieda’s

Our president and CEO Karen and our company were featured on Intel’s #SheOwnsIt series which spotlights women small business owners and their journey of success. “It is an absolute requirement to be fearless when you run a business. Sometimes you’re … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Stokes Purple Sweet Potato Mash

February 16, 2017

The Ultimate Purple Sweet Potato Guide

Demystifying different types of purple-fleshed sweet potatoes, one tuber at a time There is no doubt that purple sweet potatoes have gained popularity over the past year. But not all varieties of purple sweet potatoes are created equal. Oh yes, … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Mulled Cider

December 20, 2016

Warm and Cozy with Mulling Spices

Ahh. The warm scent of cloves, allspice and cinnamon. Cooking with these spices fills up a room with a lovely, comforting aroma that always reminds me of the holidays. There’s no better time to brew up some hot mulled cider! … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Crystallized Ginger

December 4, 2016

Sweet & Spicy: 10 Ways to Use Crystallized Ginger

You’ve probably passed by this item thousands of times in your supermarket’s produce department or baking aisle. Crystallized ginger – dried slices of natural ginger root, cured and coated in sugar. It sure sounds nice, but what do you use … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce Stokes Purple Sweet Potato Pie

November 18, 2016

6 Recipes to Impress Your Guests at Friendsgiving

Wow your friends and family with these unique and delicious holiday potluck dishes Having friends over for Thanksgiving dinner instead of visiting family for the holiday is not a new idea. “Friendsgiving” is a usually potluck dinner with friends (aka … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Jackfruit

November 1, 2016

Share This: Jackfruit

Don’t eat a jackfruit alone–call your friends and host a jackfruit party So, you’ve always wanted to try fresh jackfruit, and your local supermarket finally stocks them. Upon seeing the fruit in real life, the sheer size of it scares … Continue reading

Recipe Renovator - Red, white, and blue potato salad with peppery radish dressing

July 1, 2016

The Best of Red, White & Blue Potato Salads

Happy 4th of July weekend! Do you have a potato salad recipe for your holiday grilling yet? Pick from our favorites! Red, White & Blue Potato Salad with Peppery Radish Dressing Roasted Potato Salad with Prosciutto and Lemon Caper Dressing … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Fresh Turmeric Root

May 18, 2016

Turmeric Stain Removal Tips

Fresh turmeric root is a fantastic ingredient, however it stains just about everything—skin, clothing, cutting boards, and even your plastic containers and food processor bowl! Of the many ways to remove stains, some are more successful than others. We’ve listed … Continue reading

Frieda's Specialty Produce - OC Weekly - Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan - Shane Lopes - Gustavo Arellano

April 13, 2016

OC Weekly Featured Dr. Frieda Caplan

Our 92-year-old founder, Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan, was surprised and delighted when OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano came calling for an interview for the March 2016 “People” issue. “Frieda Caplan Taught America How to Fear No Fruit,” says the headline. Knowing … Continue reading

January 6, 2016

Chinese New Year: 15 Days of Good Eating

Peak season citrus and fresh vegetables play major roles in this food-centric lunar festival Hang the red lanterns, gather your citrus fruits, and cook your noodles. It’s time to welcome the lunar Year of the Monkey! Chinese New Year (or … Continue reading


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