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Month: February 2017

Ingredient Of The Day: Quinoa Green

February 27, 2017

The Quinoa Green, or Quinoa Leaf, is the leafy green part of the Quinoa plant. They have a mild-nutty flavor and crisp-tender texture. They can be used raw or cooked in salad, for Pesto Sauce, Risotto, and as a braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Smitten Apple

February 25, 2017

The Smitten Apple is one of many varieties of apples. It has a fruity-sweet flavor and a firm-crisp-juicy flavor. Best used for out-of-hand eating or in a salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kishu Tangerine

February 21, 2017

The Kishu Tangerine is one of many varieties of mandarins that are available. The Kishu has a fruity-sweet flavor and a juicy-tender texture and are best for out-of-hand eating.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mexican Papaya

February 16, 2017

Mexican Papaya, aka Maradol or Maridol Papaya, is a variety of Papaya with a floral-sweet flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, a fruit dish, or salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: MacArthur Avocado

February 5, 2017

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days for Guacamole consumption. MacArthur Avocado is one of the many varieties of avocados and has a mild-buttery flavor and creamy-oily texture. Other uses for the MacArthur Avocado include salad, sandwiches, sauce, vinaigrette, and a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Sapote

February 4, 2017

The White Sapote is a tropical fruit with a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and creamy texture. It has a green skin with large seeds in the center that both need to be discarded. The white flesh is the usable part of the fruit and it is similar to the Mamey Sapote. Use for out-of-hand-eating, in baked goods, in …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kaffir Lime Leaf

February 3, 2017

The Kaffir Lime Leaf has an aromatic-citrus flavor and is used to season soup, stew, and sauces. It can also be used to infuse flavor into liquids such as liquor.…

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