Produce Care & Storage

How to care for and store the produce you buy at Tuttles.

  • How to Freeze Garlic Scapes

    You can store garlic scapes in your freezer to use later in recipes as you need them. 

    Wash the scapes. 

    Chop the scapes into smaller pieces. 

    Put them in freezer bags and store them until you need them in a recipe.

    You can use scapes anytime a recipe calls for minced garlic. 

    I like to freeze them in very small […]

  • How to Freeze Cauliflower

    It’s the time of year when there’s lots of great fresh cauliflower…and we want to freeze some to enjoy later. 

    Here’s how to freeze the cauliflower:

    1.  You want to freeze fresh cauliflower.  If you can’t freeze it the day you get it fresh then be sure to keep it in a plastic bag in the fridge […]

  • How to Freeze Indiana Strawberries

    It’s strawberry season…and it only lasts a short time.  How can you make those great tasting strawberries last all year?

    Freeze them!

    Here’s how to freeze strawberries:

    1.  Get good Indiana strawberries.  It’s best to freeze them the same day you get them.

    2.  Cut the tops off the strawberries.  If you’d like sliced strawberries, slice them too.

    3.  Rinse […]

  • How to Freeze Broccoli

    It’s the time of year when there’s lots of great fresh broccoli…and we want to freeze some to enjoy later. 

    Here’s how to freeze the broccoli:

    1.  You want to freeze fresh broccoli.  If you can’t freeze it the day you get it fresh then be sure to keep it in a plastic bag in the fridge […]