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Ingredient Of The Day: Paris Market Carrot

December 8, 2017

The Paris Market Carrot goes by many names such as French Round Carrot, Globe Carrot, Italian Thumbelina, and Parisienne Carrot. It is a small round carrot with an earthy-slightly sweet flavor and can be used whole or chopped, raw and cooked, for crudités, salad, soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cucumber Root

December 7, 2017

Cucumber Root is the bulb that grows from the Mouse Melon and is similar to Jícama. They range in size from a golf ball to a soft ball and have a rough skin that needs to be peeled. They have an earthy-nutty-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture and can be used raw and cooked for …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Burnet

December 6, 2017

Burnet, aka Salad Burnet, is an herb and a salad green. It is best to use the young leaves because the older ones have a bitter taste. The young leaves have a pungent-minty flavor and can be used for compound butter (Beurre Chivry), garnish, salad, soup, and a sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Leopard Romaine Lettuce

December 5, 2017

Leopard Romaine Lettuce is a type of Romaine Lettuce with red, green, and white coloring. It has a mild flavor and a crisp-crunchy texture. Use as a garnish, in sandwiches and hamburgers, and Caesar Salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Blood Lime

December 4, 2017

The Blood Lime is a hybrid of Lime and Blood Orange and is a variety of citrus with a tart-slightly sweet flavor. Use for Ceviche, salsa, sauce, Vinaigrette, and cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Violet Of Sicily Cauliflower

December 3, 2017

Violet Of Sicily Cauliflower is an Italian heirloom variety of cauliflower with a white and purple color and looser florets than regular cauliflower. They have a musty-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for crudités, soup, stir-fry, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Baby Tokyo Turnip

December 2, 2017

Baby Tokyo Turnip is a small, round, white turnip that is completely edible. Use the earthy greens for a salad or sauté as a braising green. The root has an earthy-peppery-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture and can be used raw and cooked for crudités, salad, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Yellow Foot Mushroom

December 1, 2017

Yellow Foot Mushroom, aka Yellow Foot Chanterelle, is a small fungus with an earthy flavor. They can be braised, roasted, or sautéed and used in Risotto, soup, stew, vegetable side dish, and pasta dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Popcorn

November 30, 2017

Popcorn is a variety of corn that is grown for drying to use for Popcorn. Popcorn can be used as a snack, appetizer, and to garnish a dish like soup. Many ingredients can be added to make it more flavorful such as butter, salts, citrus juice, herbs and spices.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Kuri Squash

November 28, 2017

The Red Kuri Squash is a small winter squash with a a nutty-slightly sweet flavor. They can be baked or roasted and used for a vegetable side dish or cut up and added to soup and stew.…

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