You’re grocery shopping during that magical time when all the fruit and vegetables seem to be perfectly ripe. Well maybe not quite yet as much of our fruit is coming from the southern hemisphere, but this will be the case soon enough. In these situations we tend to overstock perishable produce. Eventually some of our fruits and veggies start to turn on us. A great way to save them from the compost pile and prevent future occurrences is through planning use before hitting the grocery store and freezing others. Here are a few ideas and recipes for those fruits and vegetables. .
For all those left over vegetables such as carrot ends, celery, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and herbs place them in an airtight container in the fridge. When you have enough you can use them to create your own vegetable stock to use in soups or other various forms of cooking. Use the link below for a full recipe of preparing a great vegetable stock.