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Ingredient Of The Day: Corno Di Toro Chile Pepper

May 16, 2021

The Corno Di Toro Chile Pepper, aka Bull’s Horn Chile Pepper, Carmen Chile Pepper, and Cowhorn Chile Pepper, is a sweet flavored pepper from Italy similar to Jimmy Nardello Pepper. Use for crudités, salsa or relish, and salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lovage

May 15, 2021

Lovage, aka Celeri Bâtard, Sea Parsley, and Wild Parsley, is similar to Celery Greens but with a stronger flavor. They have an aromatic-grassy-salty-vegetal flavor and are used as an herb, in salad, or for a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Garlic Chive Flowers

May 14, 2021

The Garlic Chive Flowers, or Chinese Chive Flowers, are the flowers that bloom from the Garlic Chive Bud. They have an aromatic-grassy flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sunshine Raspberry

May 13, 2021

The Sunshine Raspberry, or Yellow Raspberry, is a specialty variety of raspberry with a tart-slightly sweet flavor. They are similar to the red Raspberry and are used in many desserts and baked goods. They can also be used for chutney, jam, fruit purée, pie, and cobbler but they are best used as a garnish to show off their unique color.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Wing Bean

May 12, 2021

The Wing Bean, or Asparagus Bean, is an edible bean with a unique wing-like look. They have an earthy-grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture. Blanch or sauté the fresh beans and use in a salad or for a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Arugula Blossom

May 11, 2021

Arugula Blossom or Arugula Flower are the flowers that grow on the Arugula plant in the spring and summer. They have a floral-nutty-pungent flavor and are used as a garnish, in salad, pasta dish, and Risotto.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Tomato

May 10, 2021

On this day in 1893 the Tomato was declared a vegetable but it is technically a fruit. You will find many different varieties and sizes of tomatoes coming into season in the late spring and summer. They have an acidic-tangy-slightly sweet flavor and a tender-juicy texture. Use them in salad, sandwich, Gazpacho, soup, stew, and …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Scorpion Chile Pepper

May 9, 2021

The Scorpion Chile Pepper, or sometimes called the Trinidad Scorpion Chile Pepper, is considered one of the hottest peppers in the world. You will only feel heat when using this pepper and won’t be able to taste much of anything else. Use extreme caution when handling and using this pepper.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Meyer Lemon

May 8, 2021

The Meyer Lemon is a variety of lemon with a floral-tart-slightly sweet favor. The sweeter flavor works well with other springtime ingredients. Use for Ceviche, Aïoli, vinaigrette, and in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Nettles

May 7, 2021

Nettles, or Stinging Nettles, are a braising green with a pungent-vegetal flavor. They do sting so you will want to handle them with gloves before cooking. Use in a Risotto, pasta dish, vegetable side dish, or purée for a nettles soup.…

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