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Ingredient Of The Day: Oyster

December 27, 2020

Oyster is served raw on the half shell or cooked by barbecuing or baking for dishes such as Oysters Rockefeller, Angels On Horseback, and Devils On Horseback. You can find many different varieties of oysters, they have a briny-salty flavor and chewy-tender texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Hawaiian Apple

December 26, 2020

The Hawaiian Apple has a fruity-sweet flavor with no acidity and a crisp-juicy texture. They are best eaten out-of-hand but can also be used for baked goods such as crisp, crumble, cobbler, betty, buckle, galette, and pie.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Prime Rib

December 25, 2020

Prime Rib is a tradition for Christmas dinner. It is a cut of meat that is usually prepared with a marinade or dry rub and baked or roasted and served rare, often with a side of Prepared Horseradish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Amarosa Fingerling Potoato

December 24, 2020

The Amarosa Fingerling Potato has an earthy-slightly sweet flavor and can be roasted, baked, boiled, simmered, or braised and used for Potato Salad or for a side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Easter Egg Radish

December 23, 2020

Today is the Night of the Radishes celebration, an annual event in Oaxaca, Mexico. So today’s ingredient of the day is Easter Egg Radish, with an earthy-mild flavor and a crunchy-firm texture. Use for a salad, crudités, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Matsutake Mushroom

December 22, 2020

The Matsutake Mushroom, aka White Pine Mushroom, is a prized mushroom with an earthy-nutty flavor. They are a dirty white-beige-brown color and range in size from a golf ball to a soft ball. Use them by roasting or sautéing for a side dish or accompaniment to a steak or add them to Risotto, pasta dish, soup, …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Scarlet Rose Turnip

December 21, 2020

The Scarlet Rose Turnip, aka Pink Turnip or Scarlet Queen Turnip, is a variety of Turnip with an earthy-nutty flavor. They can be grated or julienned and used raw for salad or crudités or cooked for a stew or vegetable side dish and can also be pickled.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Honeycomb

December 20, 2020

Honeycomb is often used as a garnish, mostly for a dessert platter or cheese plate. It has a very sweet flavor and sticky-crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mitsuba

December 19, 2020

Mitsuba, aka Japanese Wild Parsley, Trefoil, or White Chervil, is an herb with an aromatic-grassy-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor. Use it as a garnish, or in a marinade, Pesto Sauce, salad, or soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cardoon

December 18, 2020

Cardoon is a vegetable that is used by baking, braising, deep frying, or roasting. Cardoon has a earthy-grassy-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor that can be removed by soaking in salted water. Use in a soup, stew, and as a vegetable side dish.…

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