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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Kishu Tangerine

February 21, 2017

The Kishu Tangerine is one of many varieties of mandarins that are available. The Kishu has a fruity-sweet flavor and a juicy-tender texture and are best for out-of-hand eating.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fuerte Avocado

February 20, 2017

The Fuerte Avocado is a variety of avocado with a mild-buttery flavor and a creamy-oily texture. Use for Ceviche, salad, Guacamole, sandwiches, sauce, sushi, vinaigrette, and for a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Black Trumpet Mushroom

February 19, 2017

The Black Trumpet Mushroom, aka Black Chanterelle and Horn Of Plenty, is a wild mushroom with an earthy flavor. Use in a pasta dish, risotto, soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mexican Papaya

February 16, 2017

Mexican Papaya, aka Maradol or Maridol Papaya, is a variety of Papaya with a floral-sweet flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, a fruit dish, or salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Minutina

February 13, 2017

Minutina, aka Buck’s Horn Plantain and Erba Stella, is a green that can be used raw or cooked. It has a grassy-nutty-vegetal flavor and can be used for a garnish, salad, stir-fry, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sir Prize Avocado

February 11, 2017

Sir Prize Avocado is a variety of avocado that is medium to large in size. They have a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and creamy-oily texture. Use for salad, sandwich, Guacamole, sushi, vinaigrette, and a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Treviso

February 10, 2017

Treviso, aka Radicchio di Treviso, is a leaf vegetable that can be used cooked and raw. It has a vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and can be used in salad, for stew, vegetable side dish, and as a braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rangpur Lime

February 9, 2017

The Rangpur Lime, aka Mandarin Lime, has an acidic-aromatic-citrus-fruity flavor and is used for its juice and zest to flavor dishes and sauces. Use in Ceviche, Seafood Crudo, vinaigrette, cocktails, and to infuse liquids and liquors.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: MacArthur Avocado

February 5, 2017

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days for Guacamole consumption. MacArthur Avocado is one of the many varieties of avocados and has a mild-buttery flavor and creamy-oily texture. Other uses for the MacArthur Avocado include salad, sandwiches, sauce, vinaigrette, and a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Sapote

February 4, 2017

The White Sapote is a tropical fruit with a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and creamy texture. It has a green skin with large seeds in the center that both need to be discarded. The white flesh is the usable part of the fruit and it is similar to the Mamey Sapote. Use for out-of-hand-eating, in baked goods, in …

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