Tips

You searched for cooking and found 17 tips.

  • Celery – Celery is more than just crunch, it is also contains apigenin, a chemical that potentially helps to fight breast cancer according to a University of Missouri study. Learn more about how to cook and store this veggie from this tip taken from Asparagus to Zucchini. Read more →
  • Chiffonade – Chiffonade is a way to chop greens so they look elegant and are easy to incorporate in to salads, soups, and more. Read more →
  • Cilantro – Cilantro is best known for its role as an ingredient in fresh homemade salsas. The seeds of the cilantro plant, coriander, are also a popular spice and have quite a different flavor than the leaves. Read more →
  • Cooking Fresh Dried Beans! – Dried beans are not only beautiful to look at, they are delicious, nutritious, and each has its own flavor and texture. We encourage you to try all of the varieties we grow. The first time you try fresh dried beans, you’ll be amazed at the taste. Dried beans become tougher and less flavorful as they age: most dried beans are so old they’ve lost all flavor. The answer: use fresh local dried beans! Read more →
  • Drying Peppers – Peppers, hot or not, can be dried in many ways and store well. Removing moisture from the peppers will magnify and intensify the heat, flavor, and natural sugars it contains. Read more →
  • Fennel – Fennel is very complimentary to other foods, especially seafoods and citrus. It adds a great zing and crunch to tuna salad; it adds depth and flavor to grilled or roasted fish—pretty much any kind of fish. Read more →
  • Garlic Scapes – Garlic scapes are the flower bud of the garlic plant. The bud is removed in late June to encourage the bulbs to thicken up. Scapes make a fabulous addition to a flower bouquet, and they are delicious to eat! Read more →
  • Hot Peppers: All About Them – Capsaicin is the heat-producing ingredient in peppers. Most of the heat is held in the seeds and the membrane, so remove them before processing or cooking if you’re sensitive to heat. Cooking or freezing won’t affect the pepper’s intensity. Read more →
  • New Potatoes – Potatoes are so versatile. New potatoes are simply baby potatoes. Their skin is very tender and the flavor of the tuber is stronger and less starchy than the full-sized potato. Read more →
  • Our Fresh Dried Beans! – Get to know all of the varieties that we grow and some yummy recipes to use these heirloom varieties of dry beans. Read more →

← More