Category Archives: Food Storage

Rose Hip-Mint Tea

Have you ever made rose hip tea? I did a few years ago, using fresh rose hips. I was unimpressed. I’ve since learned one needs twice as many fresh ones as dried, and that mint makes a nice addition. Since … Continue reading

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Neighboring Food Co-ops Frozen Veggies!

I was delighted (ecstatic?) to discover the regional frozen veggies at the Lebanon Co-op yesterday: broccoli, corn, green beans, and blueberries, the “fruits’ of a collaboration between Sunrise Orchard and the Neighboring Food Co-ops Association. They seem to have arrived … Continue reading

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

In preparation for the onslaught of Hurricane Irene, I harvested cherry tomatoes . . . which were now magnets for fruit flies in my kitchen (spontaneous generation?!) Roasting them seemed the quickest solution. There are many variations on this theme, … Continue reading

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Rye Berry or Wheat Berry Pudding

Now that I know that rye berries have a mild flavor, I’ve been looking for recipes that would utilize the Butterworks Farm organic rye berries¬† from Upper Valley Food Co-op. Might I find a recipe similar to rice pudding? I … Continue reading

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Black Beans

Dried beans are an easily-stored, year-round source of protein. The locally-grown commercial supply is limited, but we gardeners can grow our own. Dry beans can be shucked by hand or by bicycled-powered thresher!¬† I have grown black beans the past … Continue reading

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Gypsy Soup

Luna Bleu Farm was selling onions, carrots, celeriac, garlic, and winter squash at the Norwich Winter Market on Saturday; Your Farm had potatoes. I had garden tomatoes*, peppers**, and basil*** in my freezer. There were black beans from my garden, … Continue reading

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