[NAFEX] Novice grower report: storing melons
Road's End Farm
organic87 at frontiernet.net
Sun Aug 10 13:19:26 EDT 2008
On Aug 8, 2008, at 1:37 PM, William C. Garthright wrote:
> Two years ago, I planted cantaloupe - two different kinds. But they all
> came ripe in the same week in August,... and it happened to be a week
> when all my family was out of town. I ate cantaloupe until I thought
> burst, and the rest rotted as I tried to save it.
You can freeze cantaloupe: just cut it up, add a little sugar if
desired, and pack it in its own juices. While the result isn't anywhere
near as good as fresh melons, it's still a whole lot better in January
than what's then available at the grocery.
Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 667 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/private/nafex/attachments/20080810/940d8d54/attachment.bin
More information about the nafex