Vegetables and Fruit forum: Freezing Daikon Radishes (or other ways to preserve)

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Name: Misti
Farrrr NW Houston (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas
Mar 1, 2014 1:00 PM CST
So, I just pulled up what was left of our daikon's to make room for tomatoes here in a week or two. I obviously can't eat all of them *now*, but I was wondering if freezing them would work after blanching them. Or, is there any other preservation method that would be good? I pickled some other radishes a two years ago but never actually ate them....they are still in my cabinet! I'm a little weirded out by pickled radishes I, any other ideas?
Name: joseph wittenberg
high desert (Zone 8b)
Permaculture Region: California
Mar 8, 2014 4:46 PM CST
Checked my books and the only other thing i could find besides freezing or pickling, was drying. It warned though that the odor would be really strong and to have adequate ventilation.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Mar 8, 2014 9:12 PM CST
A julienne peeler is a fast way to get uniform pieces so the daikon radish will dry more evenly.
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Name: Misti
Farrrr NW Houston (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas
Mar 14, 2014 12:05 PM CST
Thanks for the information! we still have them (two weeks later!) and need to do something with them. guess I'll be working on that this weekend.

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