In our new series Use It Up, we talk about how to make best use of ingredients that we tend to find lingering (maybe even languishing) in our fridges. First up, summer produce: It’s that time of year when we buy up the last of summer produce in an exuberant frenzy — without a plan. So now what with all that zucchini and basil?
Using Up Summer’s Produce Bounty
“Use it up” is one of our favorite ways to help with meal planning, avoid food waste, and clear out the fridge. We cover everything from easy preserving to simple dinner ideas so you can finish up that zucchini before pumpkin and apples hit the market hard.
Here are the links mentioned in this week’s episode
- How to Concasse Tomatoes
- How to Freeze Fruits and Vegetables
- Zucchini Butter recipe
- Stacie’s Pesto recipe
- Zucchini fritters
- How to quick pickle anything!
- Stir-fry kits
- Peach butter
- Oven dried tomatoes
- Joy the Baker Tomato Biscuit Cobbler
- Stuffed Vegetables
Here are the products mentioned in this week’s episode
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