TIP OF THE DAY: Produce Storage Tips ~ How To Keep Produce Fresher, Longer

We’re one of those households that wastes a lot of fresh produce. Thanks to Taste Of Home for these tips: Some of these you may already know. Most were new to us.     APPLE SLICES: SOAK IN SALT WATER Sliced apples are a convenient snack or salad topper, but if you slice them in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Toast Nuts, Seeds & Spices

[1] A goat cheese crottin with toasted almonds and a drizzle of maple syrup (photo © Vermont Creamery). [2] Toasted (a.k.a. roasted) pumpkin seeds. Here’s the recipe from Simply Recipes (photo © Elise Bauer | Simply Recipes). [3] Snow peas with toasted sesame seeds. Here’s the recipe from Chef Curtis Stone. Note that toasted sesame…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Peel Potatoes In Advance

Baby gold potatoes, ready to peel the day before (photo © Melissa’s Produce).   September is National Potato Month. We’ve got a tip for anyone who peels potatoes, to cut down on potato prep time. The solution is a time shuffle: Peel the potatoes the day before. Sound obvious? It is! We peel potatoes the…
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