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  • Summer Scallion Salad

    Scallions

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Select scallions with white to pale green bulbs that are crisp and firm.  Look for undamaged, non-wilted, bright green tops.  Kitchen Tip The more you can hear yourself slicing, the more...

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  • Pumpkin Pancakes

    Pumpkins

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage Do not refrigerate.  Keep in cool, dry and dark place.  Pumkins are best stored on a board or piece of cardboard.     Kitchen Tip If you don’t have buttermilk on hand for this recipe,...

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  • Cheddar Mashed Potato Waffles

    Potatoes

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Avoid potatoes with broken skin, bruises, rot or any other visible damage.  Avoid green, sprouted or soft potatoes.      Kitchen Tip To check for Serving these to a larger group? Waffles...

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  • Pineapple Cilantro Rice

    Pineapple

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage A whole pineapple stored at room temperature should be eaten within a few days, but you can refrigerate it to keep longer.  Freshly cut pineapple can be frozen, but it may lose some flavor...

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  • Pecan Honey Butter Harvest Snack Mix

    Pecans

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage Pecans should be stored in a cool, dry place without any moisture.  Refrigerate if planning to keep for a long period.  Store in an airtight sealed container.     Kitchen Tip This makes a...

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  • Chick Pot Pie w Peas

    Peas

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Choose peas that are bright green and feel crisp and fresh.  Look for pods that are full but not bulging.     Kitchen Tip If you don’t have time to cook chicken for this recipe, use the...

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  • Pear Sundaes

    Pears

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Look for fruit that is smooth, free of bruises, firm and has bright, shiny skin.  A ripe pear will be fragrant and will have a slight softness at the neck.  Kitchen Tip  Use a Microplane...

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  • Peach and Tomato Salad

    Peaches

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Choose peaches that have no green undertones but rather a good pallet of colors - cream or yellow, with a nice blush of pink.  Kitchen Tip  To check for ripeness, press the seam of the...

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  • Parsnips Roasted Root Vegetables

    Parsnips

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Select smaller parsnips that are firm and heavy for their size, with no soft spots or discoloration.  Look for parsnips that are very white, as this indicates a sweeter parsnip.  Avoid...

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  • Caramelized Onion, Mushroom Gruyere Pastries

    Onions

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage  Store wrapped in paper towels in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Remove plastic band if appliocable. Kitchen Tip  Prepare onion as close to cooking or serving time as possible. An...

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