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Embrace Your Cheesy Side with Fresh Catskills Cheese Cheddar is the most popular natural cheese in the US. One ounce of mozzarella cheese has 207 Mgs of calcium. Certain cheeses, like Cheddar, Swiss, Gouda, and others, have been shown to help prevent tooth decay! Cheese Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips Refrigerate your cheese in its original packaging. After using cheese, wrap it as tightly as possible in plastic wrap or foil to prevent air pockets, [...]
Sweet Honey Facts The bees decide the color and flavor of honey. It all depends on which types of flowers the bees gather honey from. One honey bee only produces about 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in her lifetime. Honey is naturally resistant to bacterial growth due to its low moisture content and high acidity. Honey Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips >If your honey crystalizes, place your tightly sealed honey jar in a container [...]
Eggs are a great source of lean protein. They contain all 9 essential amino acids, making them a “complete” protein. Each egg is 75-80 calories with 6 grams of protein. In 1950, the average American ate 389 eggs a year. Today, the average American eats about 276 eggs per year. Eggs are one of the most economical protein sources at just 17 cents per serving – and they taste delicious. That green ring around your [...]
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 (although quite [...]
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 Tips Lettuce [...]
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 bag and [...]