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Tag: Purple Little Gems

Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Gem Lettuce

March 25, 2023

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 28, 2018

The Jackfruit Seed is the seed inside the jackfruit and they must be roasted first before using. They have a nutty-earthy flavor and dry-crunchy texture and are best used for a snack or garnish.…

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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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