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Savoring Summer's Produce
Alice Henneman, MS, RD, Extension Educator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension - Lancaster County
Questions or comments? Email Alice Henneman
"Content Curation" is one of the latest trends on the web. To help you enjoy the fresh fruits and vegetables of the summer months to the maximum, here's a curation of materials we've created.
I hope you find this information helps bring you many delicious experiences and delightful memories of the wonderful fruits and vegetables of summer!
8 Tips for Better-Tasting Fruits and Vegetables
Answers to these and other fruit and vegetable questions:
- Which fruits continue to ripen after they are picked?
- What is the best way to store fruits and vegetables so they keep longer and taste better?
- How to keep cut fruit from turning brown?
Seasonal Summer Cooking
Find / share creative recipes for summer produce in these brochures from Georgia Jones, PhD, food scientist and "foodie."
More Summer Produce Recipes & Tips
►Rice Del Sol (rice with yellow vegetables - squash and corn)
►Roasted Root Vegetables (rutabagas, turnips, parsnips, potatoes, beets, sweet potatoes, etc.)
►Zucchini Bread (made with wheat pastry flour for fiber and a light, tender product)
►Dill Cucumber Sauce (made with Greek yogurt)
►Sweet Corn (cooking and storing)
Canning, Freezing, and Drying Food
►Home Food Preservation (Links to resources, recipes, and FAQs about canning, freezing, and drying foods)
►3 Foods You Can Freeze without Blanching
Canning and Freezing on Pinterest (tips, recipes, resources - pin helpful ideas to your own boards for easy access, to help remember them and to share with friends)
(Canning, freezing and drying photos are courtesy of the National Center for Home Food Preservation)