Culinary News


Ingredient Of The Day: Bronze Fennel Frond

July 13, 2017

The Bronze Fennel Frond is a variety of herb with an aromatic-floral-slightly sweet flavor. The delicate herb can be used for many things such as salad, vinaigrette, soup, and a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Salt And Pepper Cucumber

July 12, 2017

The Salt And Pepper Cucumber is yellow and the same size as a Kirby Cucumber. But unlike the Kirby Cucumber that is used for pickling, the Salt And Pepper Cucumber is used for salad, sandwich, and crudités. The are available in the summertime and they have a mild-earthy flavor and crisp-crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mango Nectarine

July 11, 2017

The Mango Nectarine is a specialty variety of stone fruit. They have an aromatic-floral-sweet-tart flavor and juicy-tender texture. Use for out-of-hand eating or in baked goods and desserts.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bulgarian Carrot Chile Pepper

July 10, 2017

The Bulgarian Carrot Chile Pepper, or Hot Carrot Pepper, is a chili pepper that has a fruity-medium spicy flavor. Use for Ceviche, salsa, sauce, stew, and soup and use gloves when prepping if you are sensitive to spicy peppers.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marvel Stripe Tomato

July 9, 2017

The Marvel Stripe Tomato is an heirloom tomato that has red and yellow stripes. They have a sweet-tangy flavor and a tender-juicy texture and are used for Caprese Salad, Gazpacho, salad, sandwich, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon

July 8, 2017

The Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon, or Pink Lemonade Lemon, is a variety of lemon with pink and green stripes and pink flesh. They have an acidic-tangy-tart flavor and juicy texture and can be used for Aïoli, vinaigrette, marinade, and cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Flowering Watercress

July 7, 2017

Flowering Watercress is a wild variety of Watercress with an aromatic-earthy-grassy-peppery-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. Use raw or cooked for salad, sandwich, soup, and as a braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Opal Basil

July 6, 2017

Opal Basil, or Purple Basil, is a specialty variety of basil with a floral-fruity-slightly sweet flavor. Use like you would Green Basil for Pesto Sauce, Caprese Salad, and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Haricot Jaune

July 5, 2017

The Haricot Jaune is a yellow variety of Haricot Vert and can be used in a similar way. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use for crudités, salad, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fraises Des Bois Strawberry

July 4, 2017

Happy Independence Day (4th of July)! The Fraises Des Bois Strawberry are a small delicate variety of Strawberry. They have a floral-sweet-tart flavor and because they are so delicate they are best used as a garnish or use them for a Strawberry Shortcake.…

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