Storage Tips

  • Cabbage: Using & Storing – So you just got a huge head of cabbage in your CSA share this week. Do you know how to use it? How about storing it? This tip will teach you how to do both things, so you can make the most of the harvest! Read more →
  • Preserving Blueberries – Learn a few simple ways to put up your favorite blue berry. Read more →
  • Freezing Tomatoes – Freezing tomatoes is super easy. Once frozen, tomatoes do not hold their shape and are somewhat mushy which makes them perfect for use in soups, chili, sauces, or added in to a stir fry or anything else you’d like a little tomato flavor in! Your winter self will be so pleased that you’ve done this! Read more →
  • Greens: Storage Tips – Storing food in small amounts is easy, but in larger quantities it can be tricky in our increasingly energy efficient homes. Most greens store best in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Here are some more tips for keeping your greens fresh. Read more →
  • Freezing Herbs – A quick way to preserve your herbs! Read more →
  • Potatoes: Storage Tips – Storing food in small amounts is easy, but in larger quantities it can be tricky in our increasingly energy efficient homes. Here are some tips for storing potatoes. Read more →
  • Carrots, Beets, Parsnips, and Similar Roots: Storage Tips – Storing food in small amounts is easy, but in larger quantities it can be tricky in our increasingly energy efficient homes. Root vegetables store best in the refrigerator. Here are some more tips for keeping them longer. Read more →
  • Onions and Garlic: Storage Tips – Storing food in small amounts is easy, but in larger quantities it can be tricky in our increasingly energy efficient homes. Onions like a cold, dark, and dry place for the best results. Here are some more tips for storing onions. Read more →
  • Winter Squash: Storage Tips – When buying squash for storage, it is important to find the unblemished fruit. Any little ding will only get worse in storage, and will affect the quality of other squash as well. Most varieties store well in the pantry through much of winter. Squash are easy to grow in Vermont too, if you have the space for them. And if you don’t, not to worry because undoubtedly someone you know grew too much. Read more →
  • Drying Peppers – Peppers, hot or not, can be dried in many ways and they store well. Removing moisture from peppers will magnify and intensify the heat, flavor, and natural sugars it contains. Dehydrated chiles pack more fiery punch and ferocity in both food and hot sauce recipes than fresh peppers. Plus, if you grind or crush dried peppers, you can use it as an all-purpose flavoring and seasoning for any occasion. Read more →

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