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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Christmas Lima

September 4, 2017

The Fresh Christmas Lima is an heirloom shelling bean that is white with red coloring. After removing from the pod they can be cooked without the need of soaking. They have a buttery-earthy-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for soup, stew, salad, Succotash, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sparkler Radish

September 2, 2017

The Sparkler Radish, aka Sparkler White Tip and White Tip Radish, is an heirloom variety that is red and white colored. They have an earthy-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture and can be used for crudités, salad, sandwich, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rond De Nice

August 5, 2017

The Rond De Nice squash is a round summer squash from Nice, France. They have a nutty-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for soup, stew, stir-fry, and Ratatouille.…

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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: 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: Pomelo

April 25, 2017

The Pomelo, or Chinese Grapefruit, is a variety of citrus with an aromatic-slightly sweet-tart flavor. Use the flesh in a salad or fruit dish and use the juice for a vinaigrette, marinade, Aïoli, or in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pirat Lettuce

April 17, 2017

Pirat Lettuce, aka Red Butter Lettuce, Red Butterhead Lettuce, and Sprenkel, is a mild-grassy-sligthly bitter flavored salad green. It has a crisp-tender texture and is used in salad, sandwiches, and hamburgers.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Longan

March 31, 2017

The Longan ranges in size from a grape to a plum and has a hard shell that is easy to peel with a “freestone” pit. They have a sweet-floral flavor and can be used for out-of-hand eating, in salad, or for a sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Albino Beet

March 2, 2017

The Albino Beet, aka White Beet, is a variety of beet with an earthy-slightly sweet flavor. Bake, boil, braise, roast, or simmer and use in salad, Risotto, soup, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mandarinquat

February 28, 2017

The Mandarinquat is a golf ball sized citrus that is a hybrid of a Mandarin and a Kumquat. It has an aromatic-floral-fruity-tart-slightly sweet flavor and a tender-juicy texture. It is mostly used whole in chutney, jam, and preserves and for cocktails.…

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