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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Leopard Romaine Lettuce

December 5, 2017

Leopard Romaine Lettuce is a type of Romaine Lettuce with red, green, and white coloring. It has a mild flavor and a crisp-crunchy texture. Use as a garnish, in sandwiches and hamburgers, and Caesar Salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Blood Lime

December 4, 2017

The Blood Lime is a hybrid of Lime and Blood Orange and is a variety of citrus with a tart-slightly sweet flavor. Use for Ceviche, salsa, sauce, Vinaigrette, and cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Violet Of Sicily Cauliflower

December 3, 2017

Violet Of Sicily Cauliflower is an Italian heirloom variety of cauliflower with a white and purple color and looser florets than regular cauliflower. They have a musty-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for crudités, soup, stir-fry, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Baby Tokyo Turnip

December 2, 2017

Baby Tokyo Turnip is a small, round, white turnip that is completely edible. Use the earthy greens for a salad or sauté as a braising green. The root has an earthy-peppery-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture and can be used raw and cooked for crudités, salad, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Yellow Foot Mushroom

December 1, 2017

Yellow Foot Mushroom, aka Yellow Foot Chanterelle, is a small fungus with an earthy flavor. They can be braised, roasted, or sautéed and used in Risotto, soup, stew, vegetable side dish, and pasta dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Kuri Squash

November 28, 2017

The Red Kuri Squash is a small winter squash with a a nutty-slightly sweet flavor. They can be baked or roasted and used for a vegetable side dish or cut up and added to soup and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Etrog Citron

November 24, 2017

Etrog Citron is a citrus that is used for the zest since the fruit doesn’t have much juice. It has a sour-tart flavor and can be used for making a syrup or candied peel, for cocktails, and vinaigrette.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Galeux D’Eysines Squash

November 23, 2017

Galeux D’Eysines Squash is a French heirloom variety and can make a great substitution for Sweet Potato on Thanksgiving. It is a winter/hard squash with a nutty-sweet flavor. Purée and use for a soup or vegetable side dish or dice and roast for a stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Sage

November 20, 2017

It’s Thanksgiving week, so we’re posting holiday related ingredients this week. Purple Sage is similar to regular Sage with a minty-musty-strong-slightly bitter flavor. Use for Stuffing, gravy, soup, stew, and poultry dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Yuzu

November 19, 2017

Yuzu, aka Japanese Citron, is a very prized citrus from Japan. It has an acidic-tart-floral flavor and has little to no juice and is used mostly for the zest. Usually it is made into an oil first before flavoring dishes such as vinaigrette, Aïoli, syrup, and cocktails.…

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