February 2019, Week 4
If you haven't gotten enough dairy yet (because really, can you ever have too much?), we're hosting LeRoy on February 28
for a class on making your own butter and cheese. The taste of fresh homemade cheese and butter truly can't be matched, and the process is surprisingly straightforward. Registration for this class even includes samples, so you'll enjoy a little example that you can recreate at home.
This week in your Simple Share...
Microgreens are a vegetable green, harvested after sprouting as shoots, that are used both as a visual and flavor component or ingredient primarily in fine dining restaurants. Fine dining chefs use microgreens to enhance the attractiveness and taste of their dishes with their delicate textures and distinctive flavors.
- There are 200 seeds on an average strawberry.
- Americans eat an average of 3.4 pounds of fresh strawberries every year.
- Don't rinse cut strawberries underwater until you're ready to eat them, it speeds up spoiling.
- Strawberries are grown in every single U.S. state and Canadian province.
Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen each spring.