Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

Fresh herbs in your fridge

Here is a great tip for keeping herbs fresh for weeks in your fridge and they look like they were just picked from the garden. All that you need to do is wash your herbs under cold water, dry them with a kitchen or paper towel slightly, add the herbs to clean and dry jars, close with the...
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Tips for Buying and Storing Pumpkin

Because they store well, pumpkins are available all through the fall and winter. The peel of pumpkins should be smooth, firm, but not too hard, with no damage. If the skin is easily dented or is easy to pierce with a fingernail it's considered unripe. The ripe pumpkin has a rich bright shade and the seeds are large. They can...
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Vegetable grilling chart

Artichokes, cut in half lengthwise: 15–20 min. per side, or until base is tender, medium heat. Asparagus: 2-3 min. per side, medium heat. Fresh baby carrots: 3-5 min., turning occasionally, medium heat. Corn on the cob: 20 min., turning occasionally, medium heat. Eggplant, cut eggplant crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices: 8 min., medium heat. Fennel: 8-10 min., medium heat. Leeks: 5 min., medium heat. Mushrooms, such as...
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Tip for celery 

Don't toss out the celery base, you can re-grow celery from it. I put the base in a cup with water and after a couple weeks planted the celery in my garden( you can also plant it in a pot). The same with bock choy, green onions, sweet potatoes. (more…)...
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