Author: “Produce Pete” Napolitano with Susan Bloom

About “Produce Pete” Napolitano With over 65 years of experience in the produce industry, New Jersey’s own “Produce Pete” Napolitano is a renowned fruit and vegetable expert, author, and television personality who’s appeared on a highly-popular segment on NBC’s Weekend Today in New York broadcast every Saturday mornings for over 27 years.  For more information, visit Pete’s website. About Susan Bloom A contributor to New Jersey Monthly and a variety of other well-known local and national publications, Susan Bloom is an award-winning New Jersey-based freelance writer who covers topics ranging from health and lifestyle to business, food, and more. She’s collaborated with Produce Pete on a broad range of articles for nearly a decade.
Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains his adoration for this allium—and divulges his wife's potato-leek soup recipe.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" gets ready for spring with a guide to escarole and chicory.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" gets ready for Game Day.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" sweetens up to citrus season.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" talks about a hearty vegetable for the holidays.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains the difference between yams and sweet potatoes.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" says pumpkins aren't just for carving—they're for eating, too.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains everything you need to know about cool, crisp cucumbers.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explains everything you need to know about the fuzzless stone fruit.

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Local fruit and vegetable expert "Produce Pete" explores the beauty of a quintessential Jersey fruit.

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