Purple carrots, yellow carrots, white carrots, and natural orange -- hooray for farm stands with their colorful, carroty-tasty alternatives to the standard Stepford Wives offerings. How to keep their beauty for lean days ahead? Check it out.
Farmers’ markets are purging the last of the vernal goodies, and purple spring onions and sweet brine make swell bedfellows. Rows of rosy pink jars are an instant gratifier on a freshly-dusted pantry shelf.
What to do with all that zucchini? Sub it for cucumbers for easy refrigerator pickles! After a few days marinating in the frig, these are colored nicely, packed with flavor, and crisp. Even zucchini haters will like them. Easy, no-canning method.