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(Red) Pepper Your Winter
(Red) Pepper Your Winter With Homegrown Taste – Freezing and Sautéing
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Ripe (red) bell peppers have superior flavor and are more nutritious compared with their unripe (green) stage. According to the USDA, one medium green bell pepper contains 440 International Units of vitamin A and 95 milligrams of vitamin C. But one medium red bell pepper contains 3,725 International Units of vitamin A, and 226 milligrams of vitamin C!
Bell pepper ripening typically requires an additional 2-3 weeks after the veggies are mature and green. Unfortunately, during this stage, the peppers are more susceptible to pests and other production problems.
Put Your Veggies in Storage
What’s better than enjoying your fresh vegetable harvest? Enjoying it long after the harvesting is over! Properly storing, preserving, pickling and freezing your veggies ensures your family months of homegrown goodness even after your last produce has been picked. Here are a few tips how to do it.
Quick & Easy Pizza From Your Garden
If you’re looking for a quick little appetizer or super-fast dinner idea that uses fresh ingredients from your garden, check out this easy pizza recipe. All you need are some veggies from your garden and a few things from the store, and you’re ready to cook – then enjoy!
Roasted Green Chiles and Easy Salsa – a Flavorful Kick
Fall is the perfect time to prepare green chiles – and experience a Southwestern tradition! Learn the easy steps to roasting, preserving and enjoying all kinds of green chile peppers, then add fantastic flavor to your favorite recipes – including this delicious chunky salsa.
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