Thursday, September 22, 2011

Komatsuna (Japan's Mustard Spinach)

A new Asian green in the box this week. Quick! Go here for some ideas.

http://savoryjapan.com/recipes/vegetables/vegetables.html

Here's a good reminder from the Kitchn
Keeping your Greens fresh
2010_05_05-Komatsuna.jpgA little tip from Lauren at VeganYumYum: Resurrect wilted fresh greens by plunking them in a glass of water. We knew that this worked, but this series of images captures it dramatically!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is super helpful!!! Thank you!! I already keep most of my fresh herbs on the counter in water for the same reason. But I never thought about my greens... I love it!!
Jean-Marie P

Ventura CSA said...

The past year I have been using my chard, kale, and lettuce as floral arrangements in the kitchen or on the dining room table. I get a full week enjoyment from them (but you have to change the kale water... it can become stinky)

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