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  • Cilantro southwest chopped salad

    Cilantro

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Place the stems (with roots intact if attached) in a glass of water and cover the top loosely with a plastic bag, refrigerate.    Kitchen Tip Take care not to mince fresh cilantro too...

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  • Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

    Cauliflower

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Look for cauliflower that has a creamy white color with densely packed florets that are free of blemishes, browning or wet spots. Kitchen Tip To save time, this dish may be created using...

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  • Carrots Salad Recipe

    Carrots

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection If possible, select carrots that still have greens attached, as these tend to keep better.  Check the freshness of the carrot leaves, or if the leaves are removed, choose the carrots with...

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  • Cantaloupe Spears

    Cantaloupe

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection  Choose a melon without bruises, soft spots, moldy patches and cracks.  Aroma is a great indicator of ripeness - the smell should be sweet and fragrant.  Kitchen Tip  How do you know if...

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  • Cabbage Asian Beef Bowls

    Cabbage

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage  Keep the cabbage whole and do not wash until you plan to use it.  Store the whole head of cabbage in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to a week.  Kitchen Tip  To cut scallions,...

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  • Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage Keep unwashed and untrimmed brussels sprouts in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator.  Stored in a plastic bag, they can be kept for 10 days.  Kitchen Tip Brussels sprouts are a...

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  • Blueberries recipe

    Blueberries

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Select berries that are completely blue, with no tinge of red.  Avoid soft, shriveled, watery or moldy blueberries.  Stained or leaking containers are an indication of damaged fruit....

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  • bell peppers recipe

    Bell Peppers

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

     Storage Refrigerate peppers, unwashed, in a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer.  Red and yellow peppers will last four to five days; green, about a week.  Kitchen Tip White onions and yellow...

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  • Bean Soup Recipe

    Beans

    By Kansas Living on August 22, 2016

    Storage Dry beans will keep well in an airtight container, stored in a cool, dry, dark spot. Kitchen Tip To lower the fat content of this soup, substitute half-and-half for the heavy cream. Get A...

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  • asparagus recipe

    Asparagus

    By Kansas Living on August 22, 2016

    Selection  Which asparagus should you choose: pencil-thin or big and fat?  Larger asparagus spears have better flavor, due to maturity.  Still, a fatter spear can mean a tougher outer fiber.   ...

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