Food Guides

Need the ultimate guide to beans? Want to learn all about the different types of apples? We've got you covered with in-depth guides to boost your food and cooking IQ.


Here are some favorite varieties and what to do with them, based on their textures, flavors and sizes.

White Beans


An excellent source of protein, dietary fiber and complex carbohydrates, legumes and pulses are flavorful, nutritionally dense, inexpensive and versatile.


Get tasting notes, food pairings and top picks from our beer expert.


Learn about some of our favorite varieties and how to pick them, plus the tastiest ways to enjoy them.



'Tis the season for bubbly! For many of us, though, this is one of the most daunting areas of the wine section.


Get buying tips and delicious recipes to make the most of their short but sweet season.

different types of chocolate


Learn how it's made, different varieties, how to melt it, and more!

Citrus Fruits

Brighten your produce drawer with these sweet and juicy favorites.


Just a few simple steps are all you need to brew the perfect cup of joe.


Cooking Oils

Not all oils are created equal. In fact, no one oil can be used for all things; instead, each has its distinct place in the kitchen.

Dairy Products

Milk has long been a staple in those parts of the world and the variety continues to expand, as does our love for all things rich and creamy made from it.


Playing with different flours in your favorite recipes can create new flavors, aromas and textures.


From Apples to Tomatoes and everything in between.


Grains have become hugely popular lately not only because they are super nutritious, but because they are super delicious, too.


Grapes make an easy and delicious snack, but why stop there? Try these new ideas to get the most from your bunch.


Up your melon game by learning about some of our favorite varieties: cantaloupe, honeydew and more.


The rich, savory taste of mushrooms elevates other flavors and evokes feelings of satisfaction—making them essential for everything from special occasions to everyday comfort food.

Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds — raw, toasted, puréed or ground into flour — add flavor, nutrition and texture to just about anything we put them in.


If you haven't sampled them all, what are you waiting for?


Available in a multitude of shapes—and made from wheat, rice, corn, beans, and a host of lesser known grains and vegetables— this simple food has been a staple in almost every major cuisine for millennia.

Red and green pears on wooden background


Find recipes for peak-season pears, plus how to spot a ripe one.


As the staple food for more than half of the world's population, rice has earned its reputation as an indispensable grain.

Split Peas & Lentils

Like beans, lentils and split peas are low in fat and high in protein and fiber, and they have the added advantage of cooking quickly without the need for soaking.


Looking for alternatives to refined sugars? You’ve come to the right place.

Sumo citrus in bowl

Sumo Citrus

This cult-favorite citrus has bumpy orange skin and a characteristic “top-knot." Find them in our Produce department for a limited time only.


Got your tea? Got your mug? Ready to relax? Let’s make it simple.


From Orange Persimmons to Sweet 100s, learn about some of our favorite heirloom, grape, and cherry tomato varieties.


From artichokes to winter squash, we've got everything you need to know about vegetables.


With so many vinegars out there, where do we start? The answer depends on how you want to use them.

Whole Grains

Current nutrition recommendations say to “make half your grains whole,” but we wonder, why not just cut corners on the math and go all in?

Citrus Fruits

We’ve created this handy list of citrus fruits, including 11 varietals to know and the best ways to use them.

Winter Squash

Get to know some of our favorite varieties, plus try easy recipes that showcase them.