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Ingredient Of The Day: Pomelo

April 25, 2017

The Pomelo, or Chinese Grapefruit, is a variety of citrus with an aromatic-slightly sweet-tart flavor. Use the flesh in a salad or fruit dish and use the juice for a vinaigrette, marinade, Aïoli, or in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Spring Onion

April 24, 2017

The White Spring Onion is milder than regular onions with an earthy flavor. Use like regular onions in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Nasturtium Flower

April 23, 2017

The Nasturtium Flower is an edible flower that is available in the spring and summer. They have a floral-mild-peppery-slightly sweet flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kohlrabi Sprouts

April 22, 2017

Kohlrabi Sprouts are a microgreen with an earthy-mild flavor and are mostly used as a garnish but can also be used in a salad or sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Ramp

April 21, 2017

The Ramp, or Wild Leek, is an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavored allium. Braise, roast, sauté, or grill and use as a garnish, in a sauce, Risotto, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Strawberry

April 20, 2017

The White Strawberry, aka Alpine Strawberry and Beach Strawberry, is a specialty variety of strawberry with a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and juicy-tender texture. Use in a fruit dish, fruit purée, salad, and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bishop’s Weed

April 19, 2017

Bishop’s Weed, aka Fish Mint, Fishwort, Goutweed, and Heartleaf, is used as an herb and it has a fishy-minty-pungent flavor. Use sparingly as a garnish, in salad, vinaigrette, and many dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Garlic Chive Bud

April 18, 2017

The Garlic Chive Bud is similar to the Chive with an aromatic-grassy-slightly sweet flavor and is used as a garnish. The buds grow at the end of the Green Garlic Chive or Yellow Garlic Chive and can be used together or separately.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pirat Lettuce

April 17, 2017

Pirat Lettuce, aka Red Butter Lettuce, Red Butterhead Lettuce, and Sprenkel, is a mild-grassy-sligthly bitter flavored salad green. It has a crisp-tender texture and is used in salad, sandwiches, and hamburgers.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Garbanzo Bean

April 16, 2017

The Fresh Garbanzo Bean has a much different flavor and texture than the Dried Garbanzo Bean. They have an earthy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for Hummus, salad, soup, and a vegetable side dish.…

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