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Using & Storing Green Beans

Look for South Carolina-grown green beans June through September. Green Beans are Good for You Green beans are: very low in calories. a source of vitamin C. How to Buy Green Beans Select pods of...

Using & Storing Potatoes

South Carolina-grown potatoes are available in the spring and fall. Potatoes are Good for You Potatoes are: a vegetable. a good source of vitamins B and C. a source of minerals. high in complex...

Using & Storing Asparagus

Look for South Carolina-grown asparagus in the spring. Asparagus is Good for You Asparagus is: high in vitamin c. a good source of vitamin a. a good source of potassium. How to Buy Asparagus Look...

Using & Storing Strawberries

  South Carolina-grown strawberries are available late-April through May. Strawberries are Good for You Strawberries are: high in vitamin C. a good source of potassium. a source of fiber. How...

Using & Storing Peaches

South Carolina-grown peaches are available May through August. Peaches are Good for You Peaches are: a source of vitamins A and C. a good source of fiber. low in calories—35 calories per 2½”...

Using & Storing Tomatoes

Tomatoes are actually fruits, but most people eat them like vegetables. South Carolina-grown tomatoes are at their prime June through September. Tomatoes are Good for You Tomatoes are: a good source...

Using & Storing Winter Squash

South Carolina-grown winter squash is available in the summer and fall. Winter Squash is Good for You Winter squash is: an excellent source of beta-carotene, which the body uses to make vitamin A. a...

Jelly & Jam Recipes

General Directions Prepare only one recipe at a time because double batches may not gel properly. Use half-pint jars to avoid a weak gel that may result with larger jars due to residual heat during...

Melon Basics

Buying Melons When selecting melons of any variety, look for quality and freshness. The melon rind should have good color and should not be misshapen or bruised. The rind should give slightly at the...

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