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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Carnival Squash

October 18, 2021

Carnival Squash is an autumn/winter variety of hard squash with a nutty-slightly sweet flavor. Cut in half and bake or roast and use for Risotto, soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Feijoa

October 17, 2021

The Feijoa, aka Pineapple Guava, is a tropical fruit with a floral-sweet-tangy flavor and creamy-firm-grainy texture. Scoop out the flesh from the skin and use in a fruit salad or in desserts and baked goods.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Celtuce Root

October 16, 2021

Celtuce Root, aka Asparagus Lettuce Root or Celery Lettuce Root, is a tuber-root vegetable that can be used in soup, stew, gratin, and a vegetable side dish. They have an earthy-mild-salty flavor and firm-woody texture. The top leaves can also be used for other applications.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bacon Avocado

October 14, 2021

The Bacon Avocado is one of many varieties of Avocado. They have a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and a creamy texture. Use for salad, Ceviche, Guacamole, sandwiches, sushi, and a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Long Black Radish

October 4, 2021

The Long Black Radish, aka Long Black Spanish Radish, is an oblong variety of radish that is black on the outside and white on the inside. They have an earthy-mild-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use for salad, soup, stir-fry, and crudités.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Asparagus Lettuce

October 1, 2021

Asparagus Lettuce, aka Celery Lettuce, Celtuce Lettuce, Chinese Lettuce, and Stem Lettuce is the top greens of the Celtuce Root. The greens have a mild-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and crunchy texture. They can be used raw in salad or cooked for soup or vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sparkler Radish

September 9, 2021

The Sparkler Radish, aka Sparkler White Tip and White Tip Radish, is an heirloom variety with red and white coloring. They have an earthy-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture and can be used for crudités, salad, sandwich, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Christmas Lima

September 7, 2021

The Fresh Christmas Lima is an heirloom shelling bean with red and white coloring. After removing from the pod, cook the beans without the need of soaking. They have a buttery-earthy-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for soup, stew, salad, Succotash, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Rond De Nice

August 4, 2021

The Rond De Nice squash is a round summer squash from Nice, France. They have a nutty-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for soup, stew, stir-fry, and Ratatouille.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Oca Potato

June 14, 2021

The Oca Potato, aka New Zealand Yam, is a small, red variety of potato similar to a yam with a slightly sweet-tangy flavor. Use in soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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