Sunchokes do not store well either fresh or cooked. Fresh ones keep for about three weeks in a paper bag in the fridge, cooked ones not more than a couple of days. Dried and ground into a flour they become a useful staple.
Fruit leather is a tasty and healthy way to use fresh, frozen, or canned fruit. These treats can be rolled in wax paper to provide an alternative to store-bought fruit roll-ups for snacks and lunch boxes.