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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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Ingredient Of The Day: Moringa Pod

May 6, 2021

The Moringa Pod, aka Drumstick, can be used as a vegetable when young. As they get older they grow seeds and the Moringa Seeds can be used for other applications. The pods have a grassy-vegetal flavor and can be used for stew, soup, curry dishes, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Loroco Flower

May 5, 2021

Happy Cinco de Mayo! The Loroco Flower is used in Latin dishes such as gordita and Pupusa. They have an earthy-grassy-musty-pungent-vegetal flavor and they pair nicely with cheese. Use as a garnish, in salad, soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Softneck Garlic Scrape

May 4, 2021

The Softneck Garlic Scrape, aka Softneck Garlic Whistle, are the shoots that pop up in the garlic fields and they need to be removed so the garlic bulbs can grow properly. They are used like Green Garlic and have a musty-nutty-peppery flavor and can be chopped and added to Baba Ghanoush, Hummus, Pesto Sauce, and sauces.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kohlrabi Sprouts

May 3, 2021

Kohlrabi Sprouts are a microgreen. They have an earthy-mild flavor and are mostly used as a garnish but can also be used in a salad or sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Passion Fruit

May 2, 2021

Passion Fruit has a purple to red hard shell that measures 4-8 centimeters in diameter. The edible pulp has a gelatinous texture with many black seeds and an aromatic-floral-tart-slightly sweet flavor. You can turn the pulp into a purée and use it in fruit dishes, sauces, baked goods and dessert dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Yellowstone Carrot

May 1, 2021

The Yellowstone Carrot is a specialty variety of carrot with an earthy-sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Use in the same applications as regular carrots for Crudités, salad, soup, stew, and tempura.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Spring Torpedo Onion

April 30, 2021

The Spring Torpedo Onion is similar to the Red Onion and Scallion. They have an earthy-mild flavor and can be used as a garnish, in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Meadow Cress

April 29, 2021

Meadow Cress, aka Lady’s Smock and Meadow Foam, is an edible weed with an aromatic-grassy-peppery-slightly sweet flavor. Use as a garnish and in salads and sandwiches.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Golden Raspberry

April 28, 2021

The Golden Raspberry is a variety of raspberry that is orange to yellow in color and has a tart-slightly sweet flavor. They can be used in desserts and baked goods like pies, crisps, and cobblers but because of their unique color they are usually used as a garnish.…

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