Archive for the ‘Cold Holding’ Category

Cold Storing Carrots

Carrots are such a wonderful crop to grow in part because there are so many ways to store them. They can be blanched and dehydrated or frozen, left in the ground up until it freezes, held in the refrigerator for a few weeks, or kept in cold storage well into the winter. Simply trim the [...]

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October 14, 2014  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Cold Holding, How to Store  2 Comments

Storing Rutabagas

I often get the impression that a lot of what you find on the internet is just information that one person is copying from another, rewording, and passing it on. I seriously wonder if some of them have ever grown a vegetable at all. I prefer to tell you what I’ve done and what I’m [...]

October 18, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Cold Holding  No Comments

The Green Closet

I’ve always thought it would be ‘cool’ to have a root cellar- or some similar kind of cold holding. Imagine being able to eat fresh homegrown veggies farther into the winter, instead of frozen, canned and dehydrated. I’ve seen wonderful areas built in basements; my FB friend The Farmer’s Garden told me recently she uses [...]

April 2, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Cold Holding, Garden Projects  10 Comments

Some Like It Cool

We’re in the processing of building a cold storage unit, and I’ll be posting about that when it’s done. In the meantime, here’s some info on storing vegetables that can help you when you are planning your garden, especially if you decide to use a root cellar or other cold holding. Keep in mind that [...]

March 19, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Cold Holding, How to Store  No Comments