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Category: Ingredient Spotlight

Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Rattlesnake Bean

September 21, 2018

The Fresh Rattlesnake Bean is similar to a Green Bean with purple and green coloring. They have a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-firm-tender texture. Use for crudités, salad, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Malanga Root

September 20, 2018

The Malanga Root is a root vegetable with a white and pink interior and can range in size from a golf ball to larger than a baseball. The rough skin needs to be peeled to reveal the flesh that has an earthy-nutty-slightly sweet flavor and starchy texture. They need to be cooked and are used …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bloomsdale Spinach

September 19, 2018

Bloomsdale Spinach is a dense specialty variety of spinach and can be used cooked or raw as a salad green or braising green. The greens have a grassy-sweet-vegetal flavor and crisp-crunchy texture and are used in Risotto, soup, salad, and vegetable side dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Ramp Bulb

September 18, 2018

The Ramp Bulb, aka Ramp Clove or Wild Leek Bulb, are a mature Ramp and they are similar to a Shallot. They have a pungent-strong-earthy flavor and can be used for Aïoli, Pesto Sauce, Risotto, sauce, soup, stew, and vinaigrette.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Holiday Plum

September 17, 2018

The Holiday Plum is a late season stone fruit variety. They have a tangy-slightly sweet flavor and juicy-firm-meaty texture. Use for baked goods and desserts, cobbler, compote, jam, and salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Black Eyed Pea

September 16, 2018

The Fresh Black Eyed Pea is a fresh shelling bean that requires less cooking than the Dried Black Eyed Pea. The fresh variety has an earthy-mild-nutty flavor and creamy-firm texture and is used for Hoppin’ John, salad, soup, stew, and vegetable side dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bronx Grapes

September 15, 2018

The Bronx Grapes are a specialty seedless variety of grape available in late summer and early autumn. They are pale green to light brown in color with a fruity-sweet-astringent flavor and tender-juicy texture. Use in fruit dishes, garnish, and salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Crookneck Squash

September 14, 2018

The Crookneck Squash, aka Crooked Neck Squash and Cushaw Squash, is a soft summer squash with a mild flavor. They can be used cooked and raw for a pasta dish, Risotto, Ratatouille, soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cincinnati Market Radish

September 13, 2018

The Cincinnati Market Radish, aka Crimson Giant Radish and Long Scarlet Radish, is an heirloom variety of radish with a mild-slightly sweet flavor and crunchy-firm texture. They are best used raw for crudités, salad, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Crenshaw Melon

September 12, 2018

The Crenshaw Melon has a very aromatic-floral-sweet flavor and juicy texture. Use in a fruit salad, dessert soup, fruit dish, and Prosciutto And Melon.…

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