Category Archives for "Vegetables"

How Long Does Celery Last? 4 Simple Tips You Need to Know

How Long Does Celery Last 2

Celery finds its way to most of the dishes in our kitchen from salads, stir fry to garnish our favorite dishes. I bet you love the crunch when you eat it raw as a light snack. You will hear the crunch and feel its crispness only when it is fresh. Whenever you pull put the celery stalks from the refrigerator, you might be wondering has the vegetable lost its slenderness already. I am very finicky when it comes to including limp stalks in my soups or any other dishes.

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How to Store Tomatillos in 5 Simple Steps

How to Store Tomatillos

Tomatillos the Mexican delight 

How do you like your Tomatillos? Want to eat it raw? Add it to your salads or use the pureed version for your lip-smacking Mexican recipes? You could also roast or grill these or add them to salsas. Either way, this sharp-tasting, and acidic vegetable is an excellent addition to your daily cuisine. Also known as the Mexican Husk tomato, this vegetable resembles the tomatoes in appearance once you remove the husk. Thus, it has the name that resembles its far cousin.​

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When To Pick Jalapenos? 5 Cues That Will Tell You It Is Just About Time

Clagett Farm Pick Jalapeno Peppers

Growing Jalapenos this season? Want to know when is the perfect time to pick those spicy vegetables, so you get to enjoy its flavor with all the freshness intact? I agree that the growing period for this particular vegetable is quite long, and the wait can be frustrating. While it can take more than 8 weeks to see minimal growth in the plants, you will have to wait for about 3 to 4 months for it to produce peppers that are ripe enough to pick.​

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How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms: 3 Popular Methods Even The Beginners Can Understand

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms?

Ever wondered how to grow portobello mushrooms? The process is simpler than you imagine. Also if you are someone who has never had a green thumb, you would be able to still achieve a success rate in growing these delicious ingredients at home. Whether it is in a greenhouse or a small planting bed, you can choose an option that works best for you.

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms

Besides being delicious, this is also the edible mushroom variety that comes loaded with nutrients like Vitamin D, potassium, carbohydrates, and others. The signature rounded shape of these mushrooms, and their white stem helps you distinguish them from the other types of mushrooms. Being cholesterol-free substitutes for meat, they can give a rich taste to any recipe. There are different methods to follow, depending on where you plan to grow your mushroom. Let’s look at the step by step procedure to grow portobello mushrooms easily.

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11 Tips on How to Grow Tomatoes in Arizona

How to Grow Tomatoes in Arizona

There is nothing more satisfying than having to grow your food, be it for the taste or nutrition the produce gives you. Also, you will have the satisfaction that you are eating food that is free from chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Tomatoes seem to the favorite among kitchen gardeners. I love the sight of juicy red tomatoes hanging from my plants. These veggies are also powerhouses of potassium, Vitamin E, and B and other essential nutrients. Do you also want to know how to grow tomatoes in Arizona? Wondering where to start or if it would grow well in the arid climate of Arizona? Well, you have stumbled upon the right article that will guide ho how to start growing tomatoes for your use.

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