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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Gem Lettuce

March 25, 2017

Purple Gem Lettuce, aka Purple Little Gem Lettuce, is a salad green with a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture. Use for salad, sandwiches, and for a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Jackfruit Seed

September 17, 2016

The Jackfruit Seed needs to be roasted and than is used for a snack or garnish. They have a nutty-earthy flavor and dry-crunchy texture.…

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It’s Purple Season

March 23, 2014

Poking around the farmers market I found some common ingredients in their purple form. For the most part the flavor tends to be the same but the purple varieties can add some color to the plate. The cooking process will sometimes take the color away and look like their green counterparts. Purple Artichoke Purple Asparagus …

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