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week 12 2019

week twelve includes

tomatoes - mixed



mixed peppers – sweet and hot



cucumber - mixed



kale or chard

ground cherries




summer savoury

What to do with them? How to Store? Recipes below!

garlic – we don't need to tell you who to use up this little gem.

(keep in a dark/dry place)

zucchini – have you tried this zucchini bread recipe yet? How about a zucchini grilled cheese?

(store in the fridge in a plastic bag)

kale – don’t forget to give it a little massage and remove the stem.

(store in the fridge)

carrots – we like ‘em raw with dip!

(Remove the carrot tops (they leach moisture from the roots) before storing them both in plastic bags in the fridge)

cucumbers – we like ‘em sliced with a little salt

(store in the fridge)

sage – use fresh now or hang dry for later – thanksgiving!

(tuck it into a glass with an inch of water at the bottom and leave on the counter or in fridge)

thyme – use fresh or hang dry to use later. We like to sprinkle the leaves over tomatoes that we roast in the oven.

(tuck it into a glass with an inch of water and keep on the counter)

rosemary - a beautiful, aromatic herb. Use it fresh or dried in recipes

(tuck into a glass with an inch of water and keep on the counter, or hang to dry for later)

beans – beans beans beans! We love beans! you should really try pickling some!

(store in a bag in the fridge)

tomatoes – aren’t they gorgeous!? You should try out the tomato galette recipe below.

(store on the counter, never in the fridge)

onion – finally the onions are ready!!

(store in a dark, dry place)

beets – check out his post on how to cook beets, 3 ways. And this tasty looking recipe for French “peasant beets”

(remove tops and store in the fridge)

ground cherries - one of our absolute favourite fruits! Remove the out husk when it becomes papery and pop the entire orange fruit in your mouth. It's not a cherry, so there isn't a pit!

(store on your counter top)


Check out the recipe section on our website for a variety of home-tested recipes to help you make the most of your veggies.

tomato galette

zucchini bread

cold sesame cucumber noodles

garlic parm zucchini noodles

beet salad with feta

ground cherry old fashioned

beets with ricotta

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