Thoughts with Ashley

Thoughts with Ashley

I have decided that this is the year I really fall for gardening. If you have been a Klesick subscriber for a while you have probably heard me boast about my tangling sugar snap peas or my sweet strawberries which often got snatched by the squirrels before we have a chance to enjoy them. This…

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 4/9/17)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 4/9/17)

How to Eat Your Box:   Rhubarb I’m thinking of starting a countdown-to-rhubarb calendar. Every day I’d get the satisfaction of crossing off another day knowing that I was inching my way closer to enjoying one of my favorite vegetables. Yes, I said vegetable. Rhubarb is a hearty plant that thrives in the Pacific Northwest….

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Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Rhubarb & Strawberry Lemonade Makes around 8 cups of Lemonade We’ve used raw honey here, but you can also replace it with raw cane sugar or grated palm sugar or maple syrup. 4 cups (1 lb.) rhubarb, chopped into 3/4-inch pieces 2 cups (12 oz.) strawberries, divided in half 3 inch ginger, peeled and chopped…

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Fresh This Week Tips – May 17th, 2011

STRAWBERRIES STORE: Leave strawberries unwashed and loosely wrap the container in a plastic bag or paper towel and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. PREP: Wash the berries and trim the caps just before using. USE: Strawberries are perfect in pies, just right in jams, and a sweet-tart touch in salads. But…

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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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