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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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Ingredient Of The Day: Pattypan Squash

July 31, 2017

Pattypan Squash, aka Custard Marrow Squash, Scalloped Squash, and Sunburst Squash, is a small round summer squash that comes in yellow and green colors.  They have a mild-vegetal flavor and can be grilled, braised, and roasted for Ratatouille, Risotto, soup, stew, stir-fry, Tempura, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lavender

July 30, 2017

Lavender is an herb with an aromatic-floral-pungent-slightly bitter flavor that can be used in dessert and savory dishes. Try it in a marinade, vinaigrette, garnish, and Watermelon Feta Salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Parval Cucumber

July 29, 2017

The Parval Cucumber is a small variety of cucumber with a mild flavor. They are meant to be cooked for curry dishes, soup, stew, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Brandywine Tomato

July 28, 2017

The Brandywine Tomato is an heirloom variety with red and yellow coloring. They have an acidic-sweet flavor and tender-juicy texture. Use for soup, like Gazpacho, salad, like Caprese Salad, salsa, sandwich, and sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marionberry

July 27, 2017

The Marionberry is a summer berry with a tart-slightly sweet flavor and tender-juicy texture. Use for baked goods and desserts, chutney, jam, and sauces.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Hominy

July 26, 2017

Fresh Hominy, aka Nixtamal or Nixtamalado, is a process of curing corn. They have an earthy-nutty flavor and chewy-firm texture. Use for Pozole, soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Cherry Chile Pepper

July 25, 2017

The Red Cherry Chile Pepper, aka Hungarian Cherry Pepper and Red Cherry Bomb Pepper, has a mild-slightly sweet-slightly spicy flavor. Use raw or roast, grill, or sauté and use for salsa, Ceviche, Gazpacho, and Guacamole.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cocozelle

July 24, 2017

The Cocozelle is an heirloom variety of summer squash similar to Zucchini. They have an earthy-slightly sweet flavor and can be used in Risotto, salad, soup, and a vegetable side dish.…

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