Easy, Homemade Apple Cinnamon Chips

A Catskills Apple a Day...Fun Facts! 1 apple has 5 grams of dietary fiber (always eat the peel, which has two-thirds of the apple’s fiber!) An amazing 2,500 apple varieties are grown in America, but only the crabapple is native to North America. It takes the energy from 50 leaves to produce a single apple. Catskills Seasonality Late August Through Early November Apple Storage Tips Apples should be stored in the refrigerator and [...]

Berry Good Catskills Cobbler

Berry Interesting Facts... There are over 200 different species of raspberries, this includes blackberries! Colors can range from red to yellow to purple to black 60-70 pints of berries can be harvested from one 100 foot long row Catskills Seasonality July through September Raspberry and Blackberry Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips The berries should be stored in the refrigerator in the box they come in, and are best if used within 2-3 days. [...]

Catskills-Meets-Carolina Coleslaw Recipe

Crazy Cabbage Facts Cabbage is high in dietary fiber, iron, plus Vitamins A, B6, C, and K. Russians eat 7x more cabbage than the average North American. Scrolls from 1,000 BCE, found in China, stated that cabbage could cure baldness. (Spoiler alert: it doesn’t.) Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his baseball cap to keep cool – or maybe to ward off baldness? Catskills Seasonality June through October Cabbage Storage, Prep, and [...]

High Summer Salad! Potato Tomato Corn Delight

Cool Corn Facts An average ear of corn has about 800 kernels. Of the top 4 crops grown in America today (corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and grain sorghum), only corn is native to America. Cooking corn is the best way to release its disease-fighting antioxidants. Catskills Seasonality July and August Corn Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips Store the corn within its husk in the fridge. Use within a few days of purchase. Choose cobs [...]

Strike Gold with Catskills Carrots

Sweet Crunchy Carrots in a Rainbow of Colors are a Catskills Favorite! Carrots are produced in all 50 states! However, California produces about 80% of them (but we know carrots from a Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market tastes best...) Carrots have a lot of vitamin A which is good for your immune system, and overall cell health. Some carrot varieties found at Catskills Farmers Markets are purple, reddish-purple, or yellow. Catskills Seasonality June-September Carrot [...]

Pick a Perfect Catskills Pepper

Jalapeno, Bell, Shishito...Pick Any Pepper! Dozens of pepper varieties are available at Catskills farmers markets - from mild to hot! Red bell peppers have twice as much vitamin C as green peppers Brighter colored peppers tend to be sweeter. Catskills Seasonality July-October Pepper Storage Tips Peppers should be stored within a bag in the fridge, and are best used within 3-5 days. Peach Prep and Usage Wash well, and remove the seeds and [...]

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