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Tag: Spring Produce

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: Red Amaranth Greens

June 16, 2017

The Red Amaranth Greens, aka Red Callaloo Greens, have an astringent-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. When young they can be used raw for salad and when mature the leaves are used as a braising green and in soup and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fennel Flower

June 10, 2017

Fennel Flower are the flowers that grow from the fennel plant and are best used as a garnish for savory and sweet dishes. They have an anise-aromatic-pungent-strong flavor and crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Oca Potato

June 7, 2017

The Oca Potato, aka New Zealand Yam, is a small type of potato with a slightly sweet-tangy flavor similar to a yam. Use in soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Dwarf Nettles

June 6, 2017

Dwarf Nettles are young Stinging Nettles that have no sting so you can use them raw. They have a mild-grassy flavor and can be used for a garnish or salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Popcorn Shoot

June 4, 2017

The Popcorn Shoot is grown in a greenhouse and needs to be hidden from the sun. The sprouts have a buttery-sweet flavor almost like buttered popcorn. Because they are such a specialty item they are primarily showcased as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Aprium

June 2, 2017

The Aprium is an apricot-plum hybrid with a fruity-sweet-tangy flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, baked goods such as pies, crisps, crumbles, cobblers, and jam and preserves.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pinkerton Avocado

June 1, 2017

The Pinkerton Avocado is specialty variety with a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and creamy-oily texture. Use for salad, sandwich, sushi, Guacamole, and for a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Corno Di Toro Chile Pepper

May 30, 2017

The Corno Di Toro Chile Pepper, aka bull’s horn chile pepper, Carmen Chile Pepper, and Cowhorn Chile Pepper, is a sweet flavored pepper from Italy. Use for crudités, salsa or relish, and salad.…

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