Category Archives: Storage and Preparation

Storing Parsley and Basil

…cilantro too, but I don’t have any right now :( Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Herbs, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Onions-Different Types for Different Uses

White Yellow Red-what’s the difference? Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Onions and Leeks, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Storing Winter Keeper Boxes

Tips to get the most out of your Winter Keeper boxes Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Newsletter, Storage and Preparation

Celery Storage and Ideas

Either you love it or you hate it. Honestly, I don’t get what isn’t to like. I understand why someone might not like arugula. I sort of get why raw kale salad might take some getting used to. But when … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Storing Herbs and Creamy Herb Salad Dressing

I LOVE that herbs are being added to our CSA share. I thought I might post on how to store your herbs and a really basic recipe for a salad dressing that you can adapt to any herb you might … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Herbs, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Storing and Handling Melons

August 12, 2016: This is a re-post of a blog from August 2013. Melons are coming in strong right now. Soon to be followed my winter squash and more fruit, yay! Sometimes it is easy to forgot that, though we … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Melon, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Chard 101

Chard is basically a leafy beet plant without a root. It is related to beets, spinach and quinoa, not kale, it’s not a brassica. Wash your chard, don’t soak it. It will loose nutrients if you soak it. Almost all … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Chard, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Napa Cabbage Storage and Prep

Napa Cabbage is a little different than green or red cabbage. Napa cabbage is more closely related to bok choy so it is more tender and a little sweeter than green cabbage. I think of green cabbage as being rubbery, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Cabbage, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 3 Comments

Fava Bean Prep

We had a farm tour yesterday and we peeled and ate favas we picked from the field on the hay rides. Favas are yummy raw and fun to eat. But cooked, favas are heaven. If you haven’t had favas, or … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

Storing greens

We work really hard to get our greens (kale, chard, broccoli raabe, collards) to you fresh and full of life. Here’s how you can keep them that way. If you store your greens properly they will stay fresh in your … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Greens, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment