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Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Goji Berry

August 10, 2017

The Fresh Goji Berry is hard to find but worth the search. You can usually find the Dried Goji Berry but the fresh ones have a fruity-tangy-slightly sweet flavor and juicy-tender texture. Use in baked goods and desserts, salad, and as a beverage.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Purple Bean

August 9, 2017

The Fresh Purple Bean, aka Chocolate Bean, Purple French Filet Bean, and Royal Burgundy Bean, is similar to a Green Bean. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture and are used for crudités, salad, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Black Coco Bean

August 8, 2017

The Fresh Black Coco Bean is a fresh bean that requires 40-60 minutes of cooking time. They have an earthy-nutty flavor and firm-starchy texture. Use for Bruschetta, salad. soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Aji Dulce Chile Pepper

August 7, 2017

The Aji Dulce Chile Pepper is a mild pepper with an earthy-fruity-smoky-slightly sweet flavor. Use raw, roasted or grilled for Ceviche, relish, salad, salsa, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Golden Antique Radish

August 6, 2017

The Golden Antique Radish, aka Zlata Radish, is one of the many varieties of radishes. They have an earthy-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and crunchy-firm texture. Use raw or cooked for crudités, salad, stir-fry, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rond De Nice

August 5, 2017

The Rond De Nice squash is a round summer squash from Nice, France. They have a nutty-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for soup, stew, stir-fry, and Ratatouille.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lemon Boy Tomato

August 4, 2017

The Lemon Boy Tomato is a summer heirloom variety that gets its name from its yellow color. They have an acidic-tart-slightly sweet flavor and tender-juicy texture. Use for salad, salsa, sauce, soup, stew, sandwich, and Gazpacho.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Flowering Spinach

August 3, 2017

Flowering Spinach is spinach that starts to produce flowers. They have a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-firm texture. Use cooked or raw for salad, Risotto, Quiche, Pesto Sauce, soup, and braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Huckleberry

August 2, 2017

The Red Huckleberry is a small summer berry with an astringent-tart-slightly sweet flavor. They can be used as is or cooked in baked goods, desserts, jams, and preserves. Try using them for crisp, crumble, cobbler, buckle, galette, and pies.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Gwen Avocado

August 1, 2017

The Gwen Avocado has a buttery-earthy-fruity flavor and a creamy-oily texture. Use for Ceviche, Guacamole, salad, soup, sauce, sandwich, and vinaigrette.…

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