Winter Vegetables

All About Fresh Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It’s among the healthiest and most delicious spices. Ginger is closely related to turmeric, cardamom, and galangal. The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It’s often called ginger root or, simply, ginger. Ginger can be used fresh, […]

Winter Vegetables

CSA Stir Fry

Week one of the Winter CSA contains the following vegetables: radish, carrots, beets, fingerling potatoes, celery, yu choy, baby bok choy and baby lettuce. This combination of veggies can all be used together in a delicous and healthy stir fry. Instructions Sautee some garlic, ginger & onion in avocado oil. Add in radish, carrot, fingerling […]

Winter Vegetables

What are Fingerling Potatoes?

Fingerlings potatoes have distinctive nutty and earthy flavors. Russian, Banana, and French are abundant types that are generally available. They have a waxy yellow flesh, but the French, underneath its red exterior, can sometimes show a streak of red. Fingerlings have thin skin and therefore, do not need to be peeled. Their flesh tastes rich, nutty, and buttery. The […]

Summer Vegetables

Popular Summer Vegetables

When we think about summer vegetables, what comes to mind? There are two vegetables that pop into our minds right away – tomatoes and cucumbers! Tomatoes and cucumbers are so abundant on Long Island during the summer months/ Tomatoes The tomato, also known as Solanum lycopersicu, is a fruit from the nightshade family. Tomatoes are […]

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