About Tomatillos are mild, tangy, a little crunchy, and very versatile. They're well known as the main ingredient in salsa verde. They are bright green, sometimes with purple, and grow with little husks on them. Storage Tomatillos store for a week or two at room temperature, and longer in the fridge. They also freeze well, … Continue reading Tomatillo
About Hot peppers are one of the most common ingredients that make food spicy! They come in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes, flavors, and amount of heat. Storage Hot peppers store in an unsealed bag in the fridge for a week or two. You can also pickle them, or... Dry them: Hang the peppers … Continue reading Hot Peppers
About Okra is a heat-loving vegetable that gets a lot of bad press for its slime. It's got a great flavor, though, and is packed with nutrients! There are even ways to cook it that reduce the slime! Okra is Rachel's favorite vegetable. Storage Okra will keep in an unsealed bag in the fridge for … Continue reading Okra
About Carrots are a root vegetable that grow well nearly year-round. They are very sweet, very hard, and very versatile. They come in orange, purple, yellow, and white! The greens are edible too! Carrots are Craig's favorite vegetable. Storage Carrots store several months in an unsealed container in the fridge, if you cut the tops … Continue reading Carrot
About Eggplant is a nightshade, related to tomatoes and peppers. It comes in many shapes and sizes, and is usually purple, white, or pink. Storage Eggplant will store in an unsealed bag in the fridge for a couple of weeks. My favorite preservation method is making a bunch of babaganoush and freezing it, then enjoying … Continue reading Eggplant
A fall twist on hummus that's great for dipping veggies, crackers, and more
A great way to use all the greens piling up in your fridge!
About Onions are sweet, pungent, and go in EVERYTHING! I once heard a story of a person who would start frying onions before she even knew what she was making for dinner. They make a great part of any meal! Storage Store onions at cool room temperature out of direct sunlight for several weeks. (Note … Continue reading Onion
About Tomatoes, native to the americas, are one of the most versatile and well-loved vegetables! They come in many shapes, sizes and colors. Some are better for eating raw and others better for sauce, but the most important thing is to make something you want to eat! Storage Store tomatoes at room temperature out of … Continue reading Tomato
Great way to use a lot of cucumbers, and enjoy them!