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Ingredient Of The Day: Smoked Sea Salt

June 17, 2017

Smoked Sea Salt is a flaky salt that has been smoked. The salt has a smoky-salty flavor and is best used as a finishing salt for garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Amaranth Greens

June 16, 2017

The Red Amaranth Greens, aka Red Callaloo Greens, have an astringent-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. When young they can be used raw for salad and when mature the leaves are used as a braising green and in soup and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: New Mexico Green Chile Pepper

June 15, 2017

The New Mexico Green Chile Pepper, aka Green Hatch Chile, is a specialty pepper from New Mexico. It is considered a delicacy and is mostly roasted before used. They have an aromatic-earthy-fruity-slightly spicy flavor and they are used for salsa, sauce, soup, stew, and added to many dishes for flavor.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cluster Eggplant

June 14, 2017

The Cluster Eggplant is a unique variety that is small like a berry. They have a bitter-tart flavor and crunchy-firm texture and can be used for chutney, relish, salsa, and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Velvet Apricot

June 13, 2017

The Red Velvet Apricot, aka Black Velvet Apricot, is a plum-apricot hybrid with a sweet-fruity flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, and in baked goods, chutney, compote, and jam.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Currant

June 12, 2017

The Red Currant, or Fresh Zante Currant, are small berries that are used for baked goods, jams, compote, and sauce. They need to be cooked because they have a very tart flavor.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lollipop Kale Sprout

June 11, 2017

The Lollipop Kale Sprout, or Kalettes, are a hybrid of Brussels Sprouts and Kale. They have and earthy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and are used as a braising green or vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fennel Flower

June 10, 2017

Fennel Flower are the flowers that grow from the fennel plant and are best used as a garnish for savory and sweet dishes. They have an anise-aromatic-pungent-strong flavor and crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Tomatillo

June 9, 2017

The Purple Tomatillo, or Purple Husk Tomato, can be used like regular Tomatillo in relish, salsa, soup, and stew. They have an acidic-fruity-tart flavor and gelatinous texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Arrowhead Cabbage

June 8, 2017

The Arrowhead Cabbage, aka Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage, is a variety of cabbage that has a cone shape. They have an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavor and used as a braising green, in egg rolls, salad, soup, spring rolls, stew, and stir-fry.…

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