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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Carnival Squash

October 22, 2017

Carnival Squash is an autumn/winter variety of hard squash with a nutty-slightly sweet flavor. Cut in half and bake or roast and use for Risotto, soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bacon Avocado

October 17, 2017

The Bacon Avocado is one of many varieties of Avocado. They have a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and a creamy texture. Use for salad, Ceviche, Guacamole, sandwiches, sushi, and a cold avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Celtuce Root

October 16, 2017

Celtuce Root, aka Asparagus Lettuce Root or Celery Lettuce Root, is a tuber-root vegetable that can be used in soup, stew, gratin, and a vegetable side dish. They have an earthy-mild-salty flavor and firm-woody texture. The top leaves can also be used for other applications.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Calcot Onion

October 11, 2017

The Calçot Onion is an autumn-early winter onion that is similar to the White Spring Onion and has an earthy-aromatic-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. This onion originated in Spain and is used as a garnish or for a salsa or sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Limequat

October 6, 2017

The Limequat is a small citrus that is a hybrid of Key Lime and Kumquat. They have an aromatic-tart-slightly sweet flavor and are used for baked goods such as pies and jams and preserves.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Long Black Radish

October 4, 2017

The Long Black Radish, aka Long Black Spanish Radish, is an oblong variety of radish that is black on the outside and white on the inside. They have an earthy-mild-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use for salad, soup, stir-fry, and crudités.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Asparagus Lettuce

October 3, 2017

Asparagus Lettuce, aka Celery Lettuce, Celtuce Lettuce, Chinese Lettuce, and Stem Lettuce is the top greens of the Celtuce Root. The greens have a mild-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and crunchy texture. They can be used raw in salad or cooked for soup or vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Feijoa

September 28, 2017

The Feijoa, aka Pineapple Guava, is a tropical fruit with a floral-sweet-tangy flavor and creamy-firm-grainy texture. Scoop out the flesh from the skin and use in a fruit salad or in desserts and baked goods.…

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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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