With the holidays around the corner, there is a lot of prep that needs to happen in the kitchen, and all around the house! This can be time-consuming and stressful, so we partnered with The Produce Moms to put together some meal prep tips to make your holiday cooking as seamless as possible.
Onions: You can slice, dice, or mince this delicious veggie but the trick is how to do it without crying.
*Pro Tip* Freeze the onion for 20 minutes prior to using, chop off the top, and peel off the layers. This helps prevent tears by neutralizing sulphuric compounds.
Garlic: It's the perfect addition to many dishes but isn't always the easiest to peel. Here's a quick four-step process for peeling your farm-fresh garlic.
Sweet Potatoes: One of the most popular vegetables for the holiday season, sweet potatoes are delicious for a variety of recipes and packed with nutrients.
How to cut a sweet potato into wedges (like all fruits and veggies, make sure to wash and remove dirt before peeling):
*Note: when you have finished chopping, rinse the potato in water to help prevent it from browning.
How to dice a sweet potato:
Parsnips: Not your average vegetable or go-to for many, but now is a great time to try something new that pairs with many holiday roasted veggie dishes.
How to pick the perfect parsnip: