Fresh This Week Tips 03.30.2011

RHUBARB STORE: Before storing, remove any leaves from the rhubarb stalks and discard. Rhubarb stalks can be stored in the refrigerator for 5 to 7 days, unwashed and sealed in an air tight plastic bag or tightly wrapped in plastic. It is best to store fresh rhubarb in whole stalks because cut or diced pieces will dry…

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A Wave of Good

Many of you know that Klesick Family Farm loves being involved in good! We have our Neighbor Helping Neighbor food bank program, our Thanksgiving donation boxes and our Christmas blessing boxes where we partner with you to make a difference here locally.  I have been considering an international outreach program, sort of a live locally…

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Sautéed Zucchini

If you want to do a larger amount, double the recipe, but divide and cook the zucchini in two pans. If you crowd the squash too much, it steams rather than browns, and loses too much structure, which isn’t what you’re after. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 5 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced…

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Fresh This Week Tips – 03.09.11

SHALLOTS STORE: Keep in a dry, well-ventilated space for up to 1 month. Do not store in a plastic bag, which traps moisture and can cause them to rot. USE: Mild enough to be eaten raw, shallots can be diced and added to vinaigrette dressings. They can also be substituted for onions in almost any…

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