Tag: freezing

Colorado Grown Produce, Colorado Grown Vegetables, Food

Colorado Broccoli

Broccoli has been cultivated for 2,000 years and may have evolved from wild cabbage on the continent of Europe. Broccoli is a cool season vegetable crop that can yield over an extended period of time if properly grown and harvested. Like most fresh produce from the Brassicaceae family, broccoli florets […]


Freezing Fruits

by P. Kendall* (4/13) Quick Facts… Freezing is one of the simplest and least time consuming ways to preserve foods at home. Berries and cherries are best frozen soon after harvest. Peaches, plums and apples may need to fully ripen before freezing. Small whole fruits, such as berries or cherries, can […]


Freezing Food: The Science

Preserving Food Quality, Safety, and Nutrition Freezing is a simple and generally low-cost method of preserving food which can capture the flavor of fruits and vegetables at their peak. Like other methods of preservation, freezing extends access to seasonal produce but unlike some methods, freezing conserves the original taste without […]