Sweet Catskills Strawberries in Season NOW! Put ’em in a Popsicle! (Here’s How)

8 Strawberries Have 140% of a Child's Daily Vitamin C Over 53 percent of seven to nine year olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit, making it the most popular fruit among children. One cup of strawberries is just 55 calories. Strawberries are a member of the rose family - and each one contains 200 seeds...wow! Catskills Seasonality June (a short but VERY sweet season!) Strawberry Storage Tips Strawberries should be stored in [...]

Summer Salad Recipe Starring 5 Catskills Ingredients

Catskills Lettuce Leaves You Wanting More...It's Crispier, Fresher, and More Flavorful! Lettuce provides dietary fiber, vitamins A, B9, and C plus minerals such as calcium, iron, and copper. Vitamin A is good for bone and teeth health. While B9 is good for your metabolism! Darker varieties typically have more nutrients than lighter varieties. Fibers are concentrated in the ribs, and minerals and vitamins in the leafy part of lettuce. Catskills Seasonality May-October Storage [...]

Rhubarb is Ready! Enjoy a Sweet, Tart Start to Summer

Take a Closer Look at Rhubarb! Rhubarb is a member of the buckwheat family so it's actually a vegetable. High in vitamin K and fiber, low in calories - rhubarb is very healthy! During WWI in Britain, an article recommended eating rhubarb leaves - many became ill because rhubarb leaves are poisonous! Do not eat them. Catskills Seasonality May-June Storage Tips Remove leaves, wash stalks, place whole stalks in a sealed container or [...]

Ravishing Radishes! 6 Ideas to Try (Hint: Roasting)

3 Fascinating Radish Facts! A cup of sliced radishes is just 19 calories and has about 20% of your Vitamin C for the day. Radishes aren’t just red! Local varieties come in white, pink, and purple. Radishes get spicier as the season progresses – late summer radishes are nice and spicy! Catskills Seasonality:  May-September Storage Tips: Keep refrigerated, Radishes will keep up to 2 weeks Radish Prep and Usage Slice off the radish greens...surprise, they’re edible [...]

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