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Crops & Varieties: Shallots

 

A sweeter, milder type of onion, shallots grow in clove-like formations somewhat similar to garlic. Not to be confused with scallions (green onions) or scallops, which is a type of shellfish.  

Quick tips

Generally best after sauteing. Try slowly caramelizing them to enhance their sweetness.

Also great minced raw into salads, on top of tacos, or on noodles.

Use exactly as you would onions. Shallots can replace onions in almost all recipes.

Storage

Store in a cool, dark spot where air circulates freely (not in a bag). Avoid storing in damp areas.

Generally, don’t store shallots in the refrigerator, but if you choose to do so, wrap them in paper towels to protect them from moisture.

Recipes

The Kitchn: Spring Braised Radishes w/Shallots and Vinegar

Epicurious: Brussels Sprout Hash with Caramelized Shallots

The Kitchn: Cream of Shallot Soup 

Tomato Mountain Newsletter - Week 25 | Summer Week 7August 16th, 2017

8/14/2017 CSA NEWSLETTER   Whats in the box?!    TOMATOES (mixed variety), TOMATILLOS, RED ONIONS,  COLLARD GREENS, LETTUCE   NOTE: We were shorted on raspberries today

SNEAK PEEK - Week 25 | Summer Week 7 + LETS GET TO MAKING SOME TOMATO SAUCE!! August 14th, 2017

WEEK 25 | SUMMER WEEK 7 SNEAK PEEK   Whats in the box?!    TOMATOES (mixed assortment), LETTUCE, COLLARD GREENS, RED ONIONS, TOMATILLOS     This week we are using our Verona t

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