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Ingredient Of The Day: Graffiti Eggplant

August 17, 2017

The Graffiti Eggplant, aka Sicilian Eggplant and Zebra Eggplant, have beautiful purple and white streaks. They have an earthy-fruity-musty flavor and can be used the same way as regular Eggplant in Baba Ghanoush, Ratatouille, relish, soup, stew, stir-fry, Tempura, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Amaranth Sprout

August 16, 2017

The Amaranth Sprout, or Amaranth Microgreen, is a tender salad green with a mild-slightly sweet flavor and is mostly used as a garnish but can also be used in a salad and sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Dried Black Garbanzo Bean

August 15, 2017

The Dried Black Garbanzo Bean, or Dried Black Chickpea Bean, is similar to regular Dried Garbanzo Bean. They need to be soaked and have a long cooking time and have an earthy-nutty flavor. Use for dips and spreads like Hummus, soup, stew, and salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mulberry

August 14, 2017

The Mulberry has a short season and is a unique berry because it is more similar to a dried fruit. They have a sticky sweet flavor and can be used in baked goods and desserts, chutney, compote and jam, crisp, cobbler, crumble, and pies.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Jubilee Tomato

August 13, 2017

The Jubilee Tomato, aka Golden Jubilee Tomato, is an heirloom variety. They have a tangy-slightly sweet flavor and juicy-tender texture. Use for Caprese Salad, Gazpacho, salad, salsa, and sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bull’s Blood Microgreens

August 12, 2017

Bull’s Blood Microgreens, aka Baby Bull’s Blood, is a small salad green. They have a grassy-slightly sweet flavor and they are mostly used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Black Lime

August 11, 2017

The Black Lime, aka Dried Lime, is used a lot like a Preserved Lemon. It has an acidic-citrus-earthy-smoky-sour-slightly bitter flavor and is used in Middle Eastern cuisine, sauce, soup, and stew.…

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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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