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Hot Pepper 101 by Laurie Rothstein The bigger the pepper, the milder it is, as a rule. i.e. don't count on it! If you don't know how to estimate…

To store Kale: store whole bunches in the fridge -- Wrap the bunch of kale in a layer of paper towels, and store in a supermarket plastic bag or…

Delicious on its own, you can also substitute kohlrabi for potatoes in any recipe: kohlrabi fries, mashed kohlrabi, kohlrabi and leek soup... Possibilities are endless! Baked Kohlrabi…

Leeks are best stored unwashed and whole in the fridge where they'll last about a week. Recipes Leek, Cheddar, and Tomato Sandwich Leek, Potato,…

While lettuce may be synonymous to salad for many people it doesn't have to be boring. CSA shareholders will find many delicious varieties of lettuce and other salad greens in…

Mustard greens can be substituted for collards or young kale. Discard any bruised or yellow leaves and remove any bands or ties that hold bunches together. Gently wrap unwashed mustard…

To store okra in the fridge, wrap them in a paper towel or place inside a paper bag, and store in the vegetable drawer. Do not wash fresh okra until…

Store unwashed parsnips in a cool dark place, just as you would carrots. If the vegetable still has the greens attached, remove before storing. Wrapped in a paper towel and…

Sweet fresh peas from the farm truly exemplify the advantages of fresh local food. These peas are a far cry from the canned peas and carrots of your childhood. There…

Potatoes keep best when placed in a well-ventilated container and stored in a dry location, away from sunlight, and at temperatures between 45 and 55 degrees F. That isn’t too…

Purslane is native to India and has long been harvested for food throughout the world. Purslane seeds have been found at various prehistoric sites such as Canyon de Chelly, Mesa…

The bunches of colorful radishes piled up in bins are a gorgeous greeting for shareholders picking up their first shares of produce in the spring. To the delight of those…

Rutabagas originated in Scandinavia in the 1700s and can be substituted for turnips in many recipes, after all, their nickname is "swede turnips"! Rutabagas are excellent keepers. You can refrigerate…

Very helpful shareholder Marie wrote in that she had found a great tip about freezing spinach: Yes, you can definitely freeze your spinach for later use! There are three steps…

Refrigeration changes the structure of the cell walls of sweet potatoes, making them harder to break down. As a result, refrigerated sweet potatoes can remain hard in the middle and…

Tomatillos can generally be used in similar ways to regular tomatoes, although they offer a slightly more tart flavor and contain less sugar. That tart, slightly acidic taste makes them…

Plum and cherry tomatoes are typically part of the pick-your-own at the Farm, but you'll find many varieties in the Barn already picked for you. Recipes Roasted Red…

Gently rub soil from the roots before storing them. Don’t wash roots before you store them; if you do, be sure to dry them thoroughly. Store turnips wrapped in a…

Here are just a few of the many varieties of winter squash that the Farm grows. Sweet Dumpling Stunning 1–1-1/2 lb. ivory-colored green-striped fruits shaped like miniature pumpkins. New York…

If it's August, it HAS to be time for just a few zucchini and summer squashes. We grow zucchini, summer squash (both yellow crookneck and yellow straighneck), pattypan squash, and…

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