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Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Bulgarian Carrot Chile Pepper

July 10, 2017

The Bulgarian Carrot Chile Pepper, or Hot Carrot Pepper, is a chili pepper that has a fruity-medium spicy flavor. Use for Ceviche, salsa, sauce, stew, and soup and use gloves when prepping if you are sensitive to spicy peppers.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marvel Stripe Tomato

July 9, 2017

The Marvel Stripe Tomato is an heirloom tomato that has red and yellow stripes. They have a sweet-tangy flavor and a tender-juicy texture and are used for Caprese Salad, Gazpacho, salad, sandwich, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon

July 8, 2017

The Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon, or Pink Lemonade Lemon, is a variety of lemon with pink and green stripes and pink flesh. They have an acidic-tangy-tart flavor and juicy texture and can be used for Aïoli, vinaigrette, marinade, and cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Flowering Watercress

July 7, 2017

Flowering Watercress is a wild variety of Watercress with an aromatic-earthy-grassy-peppery-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. Use raw or cooked for salad, sandwich, soup, and as a braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Haricot Jaune

July 5, 2017

The Haricot Jaune is a yellow variety of Haricot Vert and can be used in a similar way. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use for crudités, salad, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fraises Des Bois Strawberry

July 4, 2017

Happy Independence Day (4th of July)! The Fraises Des Bois Strawberry are a small delicate variety of Strawberry. They have a floral-sweet-tart flavor and because they are so delicate they are best used as a garnish or use them for a Strawberry Shortcake.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Creole Tomato

July 3, 2017

The Creole Tomato is a variety of tomato from Louisiana. They are very sought after in the summertime and they are sweet and juicy with little to no acidity. Use in salad, sandwich sauce, soup, and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Corn

July 2, 2017

Red Corn, aka Elote and Indian Corn, is similar to regular corn but with a higher starch content. It has a nutty-sweet flavor and crisp-juicy-starchy texture. Use in soup, salad, stew, salsa, Succotash, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lemon Cucumber

July 1, 2017

The Lemon Cucumber gets its name because they look like a lemon in size and color. They have a mild-tangy-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-firm texture. Use them like regular Cucumbers for salad, soup, crudités, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Flying Saucer Squash

June 30, 2017

The Flying Saucer Squash is an heirloom summer squash with a mild-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. Bake, braise, grill, fry, roast, sauté, or use raw for soup, stew, Risotto, Ratatouille, stir-fry, and tempura.…

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