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Growing Edibles
... 't tolerate weather that's too hot or too cold, and it needs special treatment, called blanching, to retain its white color. Fortunately, new varieties are more tolerant than their forebears. By ...
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... 't tolerate weather that's too hot or too cold, and it needs special treatment, called blanching, to retain its white color. Fortunately, new varieties are more tolerant than their forebears. By ...
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Ask Extension Database, NDSU Extension Service
... Blanching Vegetables - Why and How Date: March 1989 (Revised April 1995) Source: NDSU Extension Service Nutrition Specialists To assure good quality frozen vegetables, most need a pretreatment called blanching ... of green vegetables. Blanching sufficiently wilts vegetables like spinach and chard so they pack better. Without blanching, the flavor in vegetables changes noticeably. Blanching is simple. ...
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Tips for Beginning Cooks: Spring Vegetables
... it up. You can boil them quickly in salted boiling water, which is a technique called blanching, for a tender-crunchy effect, but you’d have to pay the energy company and ...
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Cauliflower
... (four or more days) of temperatures below 50°F may form heads prematurely--a process called "buttoning"; plants that button will not form usable heads. (Buttoning in cole crops occurs when ... mid-season with fish or seaweed feltilizer is a good idea. Older cauliflower types required "blanching"--having their leaves tied over the developing head to shield it from direct sun--to ...
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Leek
... to dib (poke a hole in the soil with a tool called a dibber) to--recommendations vary here--3 to 8 inches deep, ... and blanches the stalk (also considered desireable). Be aware, however, that such blanching, though it makes the stalks slightly more tender, also causes a ... far back as we have records of food plants. The Romans called it porrum, a term retained in its present "scientific" name (our modern ...
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Organic Asparagus Production
... since spread across most of the country. Asparagus aphid feeding causes bushy, stunted new growth called “witches broom.” If not controlled by natural predators and parasites, aphids are readily ... green asparagus and thus brings a higher (“gourmet”) market price. The traditional practice for blanching asparagus was to mound up soil or straw over the asparagus row. Hand labor was ...
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16.bl
... placed around plants as a mulch to obstruct weeds, hold moisture, and absorb heat. Also called black polyethylene or black poly sheeting. BLADE: A plant's leaf, such as a blade ... the petiole or leafstalk. BLANCH: To whiten or prevent from becoming green by excluding light. Blanching is applied to the stems or leaves of plants such as celery, lettuce, and endive ...
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Explore Cornell - Home Gardening - Vegetable Growing Guides - Growing Guide
... blanching alternatives include placing a flower pot over the plant, or covering with a cardboard disk or plastic container. Self-blanching varieties are available. Close plant spacing (about 8 inches) encourages self-blanching ... to leaf diseases, especially in fall-harvested plantings. “Flat-leaved” endive varieties, called escarole, have leaves that are broader, flatter, and only slightly crumpled, ...
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The Gardener's Network - Vegetable Gardening : How to Grow Celeriac
... celery-like taste. The root bulb grows to four inches in diameter or more. Sometimes called "knob" celery, most people know little, if anything about Celeriac. Celeriac requires a long growing ... does not take as much care as it's cousin Celery. It does not require blanching. Days to Maturity: Approximately 200. Insects and Pests: Slugs, Carrot Flies and Celery flies can ...
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