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Produce We've Saved! (Organic and Conventional)
Storage Tips: Store mushrooms in their original packaging or a porous paper bag. Avoid placing mushrooms near foods with strong odours because they'll absorb them like a sponge.
Recipe: Garlic Mushroom Pasta
Storage Tips: Place whole strawberries on a tray lined with clean paper towels or reusable refrigerator liners. Wash strawberries only when you're ready to eat them.
Recipe: Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
Storage Tips: Place the peppers in a bag, ideally with holes for air circulation (e.g., a mesh bag), and store in the crisper drawer. Try to remove any excess moisture!
Recipe: Stuffed Bell Peppers
Sugar Snap Peas
Storage Tips: Refrigerate sugar snap peas in a plastic bag, and they should last for a week to ten days. Do not wash until ready to use!
Recipe: Roasted Sugar Snap Peas
Storage Tips: Store Asian pears in the refrigerator, ideally in the fruit drawer and in a way that they will not be crushed or bruised.
Recipe: Asian Pear Crisp
Storage Tips: Store whole watermelons at room temperature. If cut, wrap tightly or place in an airtight container & store in the fridge.
Recipe: Watermelon Skewers
Storage Tips: Store raspberries dry and in the original clamshell container (or a breathable container). Avoid keeping them in the coldest part of the fridge.
Recipe: Raspberry Crumble Bars
Storage Tips: Store grapes in the back of the crisper drawer (i.e., coldest place in the fridge). Grapes absorb odours; avoid storage next to pungent foods.
Recipe: Easy Grape Jam
Storage Tips: Store whole cantaloupes at room temperature. If cut, wrap slices tightly or place cubed cantaloupe in an airtight container & store in the fridge.
Recipe: Cantaloupe Sorbet
Storage Tips: Keep eggplants in a cool spot and away from direct sunlight (i.e., avoid the fridge!). Use them as soon as possible after harvesting or buying.
Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Baked Eggplant
Storage Tips: Store chard in a perforated or unsealed plastic bag, and place the bag in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.
Recipe: Sautéed Swiss Chard
Storage Tips: Wrap in a dry towel, place in a plastic bag, and store in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.
Recipe: Celery Soup
Storage Tips: Wrap a whole head of lettuce a damp paper towel and in a plastic bag. Store in the refrigerator. For individual leaves, spin them dry after washing and store in the fridge.
Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Storage Tips: Store whole honeydew at room temperature. If cut, wrap slices tightly or place cubed honeydew in an airtight container & store in the fridge.
Recipe: Honeydew Caprese Salad
Storage Tips: Store sweet potatoes is in a cool, dry, and dark area. Avoid storing sweet potatoes in the refrigerator, which will lead to an unpleasant taste.
Recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes
Storage Tips: Store cut cucumbers by wrapping them in a damp paper towel and place them in an airtight storage container.
Recipe: Asian Cucumber Salad
Storage Tips: Store uncut and unwashed leeks in the fridge. If cut, put them in a storage bag with an airtight seal or airtight container
Recipe: Potato Leek Soup
Storage Tips: Raw broccoli needs air circulation to stay fresh, so loosely cover the broccoli bunch with a plastic bag in the fridge.
Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli Sauce
Storage Tips: On the counter and away from direct sunlight, whole apples will keep for a week. They will last for 1 month in the crisper drawer of the fridge.
Recipe: Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
Storage Tips: Store bananas at room temperature and away from light until ripe. Once ripe, place them in the fridge or freeze for long-term use!
Recipe: Banana Bread
Storage Tips: Store unwashed beets in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. For long-term storage, try freezing or pickling them!
Recipe: Quick Pickled Beets
Storage Tips: Store bok choy in a plastic bag in the crisper section of the refrigerator for up to a week. Wash immediately before using to remove dirt!
Recipe: Garlic Bok Choy
Storage Tips: Keep Brussels sprouts dry! Store them in a perforated plastic bag in the crisper drawer, which will limit the amount of incoming moisture.
Recipe: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts
Storage Tips: Cabbage is best stored whole and unrinsed until ready to use. Place it in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your fridge.
Recipe: Sweet & Sour German Red Cabbage
Storage Tips: Cut the green crowns from carrots, and store them in an airtight bag or submerged in water in an airtight jar. Keep carrots in the crisper drawer!
Recipe: Carrot Cake
Storage Tips: Store cauliflower heads in the refrigerator. They need air circulation, so keep them in a perforated bag or loosen the knot from its plastic bag.
Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Tacos
Storage Tips: Store grapefruits at room temperature if consuming within 2-3 days, as citrus fruits are juicier when slightly warm. Otherwise, store them in the crisper of the fridge!
Recipe: Grapefruit Curd
Storage Tips: Store unwashed, fresh green beans in a reusable container or plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper. Wash only when ready to eat!
Recipe: Green Beans Amandine
Storage Tips: Keep lemons at room temperature if they will be used soon. For longer storage, stash them in the fridge or freeze the juice in a container!
Recipe: Lemon Bars
Lo Bok (Daikon / Chinese Turnip)
Storage Tips: Cut off the leaves, and store lo bok in a cold, moist environment. Place them in the refrigerator with a damp paper towel or cloth in a sealed bag.
Recipe: Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)
Storage Tips: Unripe mangoes are best stored at room temperature. Once ripe, keep them in the crisper of the refrigerator for no more than 5 days.
Recipe: Thai Mango Sticky Rice
Storage Tips: Store whole, unopened Hami melons at room temperature until ripe. Keep sliced melons in a sealed container or wrapped in plastic in the fridge.
Recipe: Melon Bruschetta
Storage Tips: Store nectarines in dry, cool place at room temperature to ripen. Once ripe, keep them in the crisper of the refrigerator!
Recipe: Nectarine Cobbler
Storage Tips: Store onions in a cool, dry, and ventilated place and away from direct sunlight. Avoid storing whole onions in the fridge, as they will soften with moisture.
Recipe: Vidalia Onion Pie
Storage Tips: Store oranges at room temperature if consuming within 2-3 days, as citrus fruits are juicier when slightly warm. Otherwise, store them in the crisper of the fridge!
Recipe: Orange Tofu
Storage Tips: Make sure the poblano peppers are dry before tying them in a plastic bag. Store in the crisper drawer of the fridge, preferably near the front.
Storage Tips: Keep plums at room temperature to ripen. Once ripe, store in the crisper of the fridge & avoid adjacency to other pungent foods.
Recipe: Plum Torte
Storage Tips: Store potatoes is in a cool, dry, and dark area. Ensure good airflow to prevent accumulation of moisture, and do not store them in the fridge!
Recipe: Smashed Potatoes
Storage Tips: Allow unripe tomatoes to ripen at room temperature in a dark, well-ventilated area. Avoid storing tomatoes in the fridge for too long, as they lose flavour.
Recipe: Marinara Sauce