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Tag: Summer Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Tomatillo

June 16, 2019

The Purple Tomatillo, aka Purple Husk Tomato, can be used like regular Tomatillo in relish, salsa, soup, and stew. They have an acidic-fruity-tart flavor and gelatinous texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Currant

June 13, 2019

The Red Currant, or Fresh Zante Currant, are small berries that are used for baked goods, jams, compote, and sauce. They need to be cooked because they have a very tart flavor.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Jimmy Nardello Pepper

June 12, 2019

The Jimmy Nardello Pepper is an Italian variety of pepper with a sweet-fruity flavor. Cook or use raw for salad, crudités, relish, salsa, and Spiedini.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Amaranth Greens

June 11, 2019

The Red Amaranth Greens, aka Red Callaloo Greens, have an astringent-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. When they are young they can be used raw for salad and when mature the leaves are used as a braising green or in a soup or stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Forelle Pear

June 8, 2019

The Forelle Pear is a small, specialty variety of pear with a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and crisp-firm-juicy texture. They are best used for out-of-hand eating but can also be used in salad and dessert dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fennel Flower

June 3, 2019

Fennel Flower is the flowering tops that grow from the fennel plant and are best used as a garnish for savory and sweet dishes. They have an anise-aromatic-pungent-strong flavor and crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cayenne Chile Pepper

May 30, 2019

The Cayenne Chile Pepper is a very spicy pepper that is usually dried and made into Cayenne Pepper. The fresh peppers can be braised, roasted, and smoked and used for salsa, sauce, and stew.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Garlic Chive

May 28, 2019

The Green Garlic Chive has a stronger flavor than regular Chive. The herb has an aromatic-earthy-grassy-pungent flavor and can be used to sprinkle on top to finish dishes as a garnish and to add an extra punch of flavor.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Wasabi Arugula

May 27, 2019

Wasabi Arugula is a hybrid variety that is similar to regular Arugula. It is a cross between Arugula and Horseradish Green but it is more peppery. The greens have an earthy-musty-vegetal-peppery flavor and can be used with Carpaccio, in a pasta dish, Risotto, salad, sandwich, and Pesto Sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Squash Blossom

May 25, 2019

The Squash Blossom, aka Squash Flower, Zucchini Blossom, and Zucchini Flower, is an edible flower that grows from the top of summer squash and Zucchini. Before using, pull out the stamen and then they can be chopped and added to a salad or used as a garnish. In Italy they are stuffed with a cheese and herb mixture, battered, …

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