Posts Tagged ‘storage’

How to Store Fresh Herbs in the Fridge

This week our Spring CSA members are receiving their first round of fresh herbs: chives, cilantro, and oregano. Yay! Cooking with fresh herbs adds an enticing layer of flavor to everything from guacamole (cilantro), an omelette (chives), and chili (oregano). But to cook with fresh herbs, you have to keep them fresh until you’re ready…

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Storing Greens to Keep Them Fresh and Tasty

So you just walked in the door after picking up your veggies from distribution. Because it’s spring or fall, your box is FULL of gorgeous, fresh salad spinach, arugula, kale, salad greens, head lettuce, beet greens (and the list goes on!). What’s the best way to store these greens so that they last? Step 1:…

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Fresh Mozzarella with Garlic, Tomato, Basil Sauce

Years ago, one of my favorite high school teachers, Mary Lagerwey, handed me the recipe below because she knew I liked (loved, really) basil.   I’ve made this recipe for the past 15 years since then, with a few changes.  After having children, I cut way back on the red pepper flakes, sometimes eliminating them altogether.…

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Spaghetti with Caramelized Garlic and Tomatoes

The garlic harvest for 2015 is complete, thanks to the help of our intern Sarah, her family, my family, Dan’s family, and one of our neighbors.  I’m so excited about this I’m even going to use a cliché: Many hands really do make light work! This year we harvested the largest bulbs of garlic ever,…

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