The Weekend Variety: Daikon

Enter the Daikon (Raphanus sativa): It’s still winter outside and, because of this, I decided to write our very first Weekend Variety post on daikon.  This radish, one of our favorite vegetables, stores great in winter.   They stay so well that some dub them the “icicle radish” or the “winter radish.”  But not even…

Pickles

Many ways exist to make pickles.  In times past, different vegetables were  lacto-fermented as a way to preserve them from the time of harvest through the winter or for a long journey. Lacto-fermenting is a type of pickling that increases the beneficial bacteria in a food and is therefore good for the health of your…