The Canberra Times
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Clever storage solutions to maximise your winter harvest

By Jackie French
May 27 2018 - 12:00am

Autumn vegie gardens have a special smell - over-ripe tomatoes on the soil, that faint bitter smell of lettuce going to seed, carrots sweetening as the soil cools. Every food has its season - beetroot have a richer flavour after a frost, cauliflowers are firmer and cabbage less sulphurous in winter. Out of season food is usually one of those modern firm varieties that ''travels well'' - and tastes of the Styrofoam it was packed in.

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