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Ingredient Of The Day: Golden Antique Radish

August 9, 2022

The Golden Antique Radish, aka Zlata Radish, is one of the many varieties of radishes. They have an earthy-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and crunchy-firm texture. Use raw or cooked for crudités, salad, stir-fry, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Indigo Rose Tomato

August 8, 2022

The Indigo Rose Tomato is small in size like a Cherry Tomato and has orange and black coloring. They have a smoky-tangy-slightly sweet flavor and tender-juicy texture. Use for crudités, in salsa, relish, salad, pasta dish, and garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bull’s Blood Microgreens

August 7, 2022

Bull’s Blood Microgreens, aka Baby Bull’s Blood, is a small variety of salad green. They have a grassy-slightly sweet flavor and they are mostly used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Flowering Spinach

August 6, 2022

Flowering Spinach is a variety of spinach that starts to produce flowers. They have a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-firm texture. Use cooked or raw for salad, Risotto, Quiche, Pesto Sauce, soup, and braising green.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Striped Holland Bell Pepper

August 5, 2022

The Striped Holland Bell Pepper, aka Enjoya Pepper, is a natural hybrid of the Yellow Bell Pepper and the Red Bell Pepper. Use like you would other sweet peppers in salads, crudités, relish, sauce, soup, and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rond De Nice

August 4, 2022

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: Marvel Stripe Tomato

August 3, 2022

The Marvel Stripe Tomato is an heirloom variety of tomato with red and yellow stripes. They have a sweet-tangy flavor and a tender-juicy texture and are used for Caprese Salad, Gazpacho, salad, sandwich, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Purple Bean

August 2, 2022

The Fresh Purple Bean is a summer bean that is similar to the Green Bean. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and are good in salads, crudités, and vegetable side dish. The beans will lose their purple color after being cooked.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Wonder Cucumber

August 1, 2022

The White Wonder Cucumber is a small yellow variety of cucumber. They have a slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture and are used in salad, sandwich, crudités, Ceviche, and Gazpacho.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pattypan Squash

July 31, 2022

Pattypan Squash, aka Custard Marrow Squash, Scalloped Squash, and Sunburst Squash, is a small round summer squash that comes in yellow and green colors.  They have a mild-vegetal flavor and can be grilled, braised, and roasted for Ratatouille, Risotto, soup, stew, stir-fry, Tempura, and a vegetable side dish.…

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