Roasted Vegetable Salad from Salt, Fat, Acid and Heat

I love this recipe because I believe that cooking a bunch of vegetables is one of the most luxurious things you can do for someone. And I love showing people that simple, humble ingredients can be extraordinarily delicious. Swap options: In the winter substitute...
Potato Storage

Potato Storage

Potatoes should be checked for any damage or soft spots. Only potatoes in excellent shape should be stored.  Ensure good ventilation – store potatoes in a cardboard box, paper bag, basket or mesh bag, this will allow them to breath. Plastic does not allow them to...
Winter Squash Storage

Winter Squash Storage

Winter squash stores best in a cool, dark location – around 50 degrees on shelf in a pantry, closet or possibly basement or breezeway.  Winter squash can last between 2 and 4 months depending on the variety. Delicata and spaghetti squash have the thinnest skin...
Apple Storage

Apple Storage

Apples should be kept cold with some humidity. Store apples separately from other produce.  The produce crispers in your refrigerator are an ideal location. Apples give off ethylene gas which accelerates the ripening of other produce.  This works to your advantage if...

Homemade Apple Cider

Use your apple stash to make some of your own apple cider. Your house will smell amazing! Grab your slow cooker and fill it with a mix of sliced apples, you can leave the skins on. Use a mix of different types. 1 orange, sliced – peeled or unpeeled your choice....