Category Archives: Storage and Preparation

Worms and Organic Corn

Oh my gosh. We grew corn! This is the first year Wyatt has grown corn and look at how beautiful it is! And it is delicious. I ran home and cooked two ears and that was my dinner tonight. Eating … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Corn, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Peaches-Storing and Keeping

This week the CSA members who have Fruit Shares will be getting peaches from our friends the Western Slope this week. We will probably have several more weeks of peaches in the Fruit Share so I wanted to have a … Continue reading

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Storing Lettuce and Bagged Greens

We get lots of greens here at Red Wagon CSA (yay!) so I thought I would show people how I store my lettuce and cut greens for maximum freshness and ease of use. We weigh, bag, and seal the lettuce … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 2 Comments

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

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Storing Winter Keeper Boxes

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

Posted in 2015, Newsletter, Storage and Preparation | Comments Off on Storing Winter Keeper Boxes

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 | Comments Off on Celery Storage and Ideas

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

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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

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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

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