delicata squash spaghetti squash About The most famous winter squash is the pumpkin, but this vegetable category contains all kinds of other fun colors and flavors as well! The rind of (almost*) all winter squash is inedible, but once you get the flesh out it's a sweet, versatile vegetable! *Delicata squash is the only winter … Continue reading Winter Squash
About Cabbage is a hardy, versatile vegetable with lots of flavor, which varies greatly depending on how you cook it. Storage Cabbage will keep for up to two weeks in an unsealed bag in the fridge. Or make sauerkraut! (recipe below) Cooking Cabbage is delicious raw or cooked, depending on how you like the flavor, … Continue reading Cabbage
We discovered this recipe on New Year's Day, when we had just gotten home from a week visiting family. We were very tired of fatty, greasy foods (and eating in general, frankly), but knew we needed a healthy dinner. We came home to a sad carrot and cabbage in the bottom of our fridge, and transformed them into this salad! It was such a refreshing delight.
In German, sauerkraut means "sour cabbage." It's an easy introduction to lacto-fermentation.
About Parsley is probably best known as a boring garnish, but fresh parsley has so much flavor! It pairs marvelously with Mediterranean, French, and Italian flavors, and gives a fresh boost to any dish. Storage Store parsley in an unsealed bag in the fridge for up to a week. If you'd like to dry it, … Continue reading Parsley
About Sweet peppers, (also known as bell peppers), are called sweet to differentiate them from spicy hot peppers. They are closely related, but have none of the capsicum, just lots of sweet crunch! Sweet peppers can be green, red, orange, yellow, purple, white, or a combination of these colors. Storage Peppers store at room temperature … Continue reading Sweet peppers
About Dill is a classic flavor of Scandanavia and northern Europe, but it tastes great in many types of dishes. The fronds, or leaves, are used as a fresh herb, and the dried seeds are also commonly used in cooking. Storage Fresh dill keeps in an unsealed bag in the fridge for about a week. … Continue reading Dill
About Also known as celeriac, celery root is an umbellifer (related to parsley, carrots, fennel, cilantro, and dill). It tastes just like celery but is milder, so use liberally wherever you like a celery flavor. Storage With the stems and leaves removed, celery root will store in an unsealed bag in the fridge for a … Continue reading Celery root
About Leeks are an allium related to garlic and onions. They taste like an onion but have a slightly richer, milder flavor. Storage Leeks will store in an unsealed bag in the fridge for up to two weeks. Cooking Leeks can be used in place of onion in any recipe. Just slice them thinly and … Continue reading Leeks
About Celery is a fibrous, fresh-tasting vegetable that is very versatile and common in many recipes. The stalks (stems) and leaves are both edible, but it's best known for the stalks. Storage Celery will keep for over a week in an unsealed bag in the fridge. You can also chop it and freeze it in … Continue reading Celery