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Ingredient Of The Day: Baby Pink Carrot

January 24, 2019

The Baby Pink Carrot is a small heirloom variety of carrot with a pink color. They have a slightly sweet-earthy flavor and are best used raw as a garnish or for crudités or salad to showcase their color.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Speckled Romaine Lettuce

January 23, 2019

Speckled Romaine Lettuce is similar to regular Romaine Lettuce but the coloring has green with red blotches. It has a mild flavor with a crisp-crunchy texture and can be used for Caesar Salad, salad, and sandwiches.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cresta Di Gallo

January 22, 2019

Cresta Di Gallo is a variety of cress with a crunchy texture and a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. It is less peppery than other types of cress and is best used raw in a salad or sandwich or as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rambutan

January 21, 2019

The Rambutan is a tropical fruit that is similar to the Lychee. They have an acidic-floral-sweet flavor and juicy-gelatinous texture. The have two seasons, summer and winter and are best used for out-of-hand eating.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Turmeric Root

January 20, 2019

The White Turmeric Root is similar to the more well known Yellow Turmeric Root and has a peppery-pungent-slightly bitter-slightly spicy flavor. Use the fresh root for curry dishes, marinade, soup, stew, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Ninja Radish

January 19, 2019

The Purple Ninja Radish is a small to medium sized heirloom radish with an oblong carrot like shape. They have an earthy-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and can be used for crudités, salad, stir-fry, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Jerusalem Artichoke

January 18, 2019

Purple Jerusalem Artichoke, aka Purple Sunchoke, Red Jerusalem Artichoke, and Red Sunchoke, is similar to regular Jerusalem Artichoke but with a sweeter flavor. They have a nutty-slightly sweet flavor and can be braised, boiled and roasted and used for a gratin, soup, stew, vegetable side dish, or purée and use as a substitute for mashed potatoes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Verjus

January 17, 2019

Verjus, aka Verjuice or Verjuis, is a beverage made from unripe grapes. It has an acidic-floral-sour-tart flavor and is used as a flavoring for sauce, soup, stew, and vinaigrette.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Nagaimo

January 16, 2019

Nagaimo, aka Chinese Yam and Korean Yam, is an Asian tuber that has a mild flavor and gelatinous-starchy texture. It is mostly used to thicken soups but it can also be added to a vegetable side dish or stir fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Beauregard Yam

January 15, 2019

The Beauregard Yam is a mild variety of yam with an earthy flavor and a dry-starchy texture. Use as a side dish, or for soup, stew, gratin, and tempura.…

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