Is it safe to eat steak that is cooked to rare or medium rare?
Ground beef, pork and lamb should not be cooked to rare, but whole cuts such as steaks, chops and roasts can safely be cooked to rare or medium rare degree of doneness and it is safe for human consumption.
Recipe: Southwest Pasta Salad
...with a kick! 💥 This salad is easy to make and it goes perfect with our southwest bbq chicken! If you don’t want to make the dressing you can use southwest ranch in a bottle. We are warning you, this dressing is fantastic!!
1 package pasta
1/2 sweet onion chopped (or 1 cup chopped green onion)
2 red, orange or yellow peppers chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1 jalapeño diced (optional)
1 cup chopped cilantro
1 can corn (or 1 cup fresh or frozen)
1 can black beans rinsed
Note: You can also use southwest ranch dressing in a bottle
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
1/3 cup mayo
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime juiced
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (found at any grocery store)
2 teas adobo sauce (more or less to taste)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Cook pasta according to package. Do not overcook. Drain and Run under cold water til pasta is cold.
2. Add remaining salad ingredients to the pasta. You can leave the avocado out and add at the end after you mix in the dressing if you prefer.
3. Add the dressing ingredients to your blender and blend til smooth.
4. Add dressing to salad and mix well.
5. Refrigerate til serving. Keeps well in fridge for 3-4 days.
6. Delicious served with our Meridian Southwest Bbq chicken breast!...
Fresh California Mandarins Are Here 🍊 Our Leaf & Stem Mandarin Oranges are now available in convenient 3 lb boxes. These oranges are fresh from California, they're delicious to eat and make beautiful centre pieces on your table too....
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our Farm Markets!! We are dealing with a few small delays however we have many locally made gorgeous Christmas planters, grinch trees, poinsettias and more arriving at our markets! These stunning Christmas flowers are very popular so pick yours up soon! They make beautiful teachers gifts as well - who says you have to wait til the last of school to treat a teacher!!...
We go nuts for these fresh local nuts!! Locally grown and picked nuts are delicious and have so much flavour compared with imported nuts. They are shipped fresh to our stores right from the farm! Right now our farm markets have local walnuts and hazelnuts in stock.
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This Week's Specials 🧡
Free Run Chicken Cordon Bleu, First Harvest Blue Jay Small Navel Oranges, Free Run Prosciutto & Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts, Fresh Asparagus, 2021 First Harvest Honey and more!
Scroll today's album to view all of our specials, or visit our website page: https://meridianfarmmarket.ca/specials/
Prices in effect Thurs Nov 18 - Wed Nov 24, 2021. Visit us at 1 of our 8 locations: https://meridianfarmmarket.ca/contact-us/...
Apple Mangoes: Available at all Meridian & Ralph’s Farm Market locations!
These Brazil grown mangoes are tree ripened, picked fresh, then air flown to the B.C. and shipped to us. They are wonderfully fragrant, with a red & orange blush and sweet, juicy, orange flesh inside.
Swipe to see us giving one a try and sharing our first impression!
Find them at Maple Ridge, Mission, North Van, Tsawwassen and Ralph’s in Langley!
POM Pomegranates are in season and now available at all of our farm markets. Local walnuts are also now in our markets. Together they make a delicious salad! See below for a simple salad and light dressing.
Pomegranate Walnut Salad
Spring mix lettuce (or arugula)
Sliced green onion
Honey Balsamic Dressing
1/4 cup Meridian olive oil
2 Tbls Balsamic vinegar
3 Tbls Meridian honey
Put lettuce in bowl and sprinkle the remaining ingredients on top
Mix dressing ingredients together and drizzle over salad...
Leaf and stem mandarines are exceptionally sweet, easy peeling, with very few seeds. They are so beautiful that we recommend you use them as a centrepiece in your fruit bowl! These tasty mandarines are now available for@the season at our farm market locations!