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Tag: Purple Little Gems

Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Gem Lettuce

March 23, 2018

Purple Gem Lettuce, aka Purple Little Gem Lettuce, is a salad green with a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture. Use for salad, sandwiches, and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Jackfruit Seed

September 30, 2017

The Jackfruit Seed needs to be roasted first and than it can be used for a snack or garnish. They have a nutty-earthy flavor and dry-crunchy texture.…

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It’s Purple Season

March 23, 2014

Poking around the farmers market I found some common ingredients in their purple form. For the most part the flavor tends to be the same but the purple varieties can add some color to the plate. The cooking process will sometimes take the color away and look like their green counterparts. Purple Artichoke Purple Asparagus …

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