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Tag: Winter Produce

Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Sage

November 20, 2018

Purple Sage is similar to regular Sage with a minty-musty-strong-slightly bitter flavor. Use for Stuffing, gravy, soup, stew, and poultry dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Dungeness Crab

November 17, 2018

Dungeness Crab season usually begins around this time of year. Dungeness Crab has a briny-sweet flavor and can be cracked and served whole as a meal or the meat can be used to make Crab Cakes, Crab Louis, soup, stew, and used in a salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Florida Avocado

November 16, 2018

Florida Avocado is a milder avocado with a bright green, delicate and smooth shell. The flesh is less creamy and oily than other avocados and they have a mild-earthy-grassy-nutty flavor. Use in salad, for sandwiches and hamburgers, sushi, and Guacamole.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lily Bulb

November 14, 2018

The Lily Bulb is considered a delicacy and they have delicate petals that have a unique very sweet flavor and crisp texture. They can be used raw as a garnish or in salads, or cooked in a stir-fry or puréed in a soup. The closest substitute would be Water Chestnut or Jícama.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Salanova Lettuce

November 11, 2018

Salanova Lettuce is a tender lettuce that is used mostly for salad. It can be found as Green Salanova Lettuce and Red Salanova Lettuce and has a mild-vegetal flavor and a crisp-crunchy texture. It is similar to a Little Gem Lettuce and Butterhead Lettuce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Hubbard Squash

November 9, 2018

The Hubbard Squash looks similar to Pumpkin and is in season during autumn/winter and has a mild flavor. Use it for a soup, stew, or vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Quince

November 7, 2018

Quince, or Membrillo, is a firm autumn/winter fruit that needs to be cooked before using. It is very astringent and has an aromatic-tart flavor that gets sweeter once it is cooked. Use for chutney and compote, jams and preserves, baked goods, and to make Quince Paste.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Kohlrabi

November 5, 2018

Purple Kohlrabi, aka Purple Cabbage Turnip, is similar to Green Kohlrabi on the inside but slightly sweeter. They have an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavor and firm-crunchy-juicy texture. Use raw for a salad or cook for soup, stew, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Buddha’s Hand Citron

November 4, 2018

Buddha’s Hand Citron, aka Finger Citron and Fingered Citron, is a very dramatic looking citrus. It is only used for its zest which has an aromatic-sour-strong flavor. You can candy the peel and use as a garish for desserts or make a syrup that is good for cocktails and desserts or use the zest for vinaigrette, …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Calcot Onion

October 23, 2018

The Calçot Onion is an autumn/early winter onion. It is similar to the White Spring Onion and has an earthy-aromatic-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. This onion originated in Spain and is used as a garnish or for a salsa or sauce.…

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