June 5, 2013
Also called green onions, scallions are a milder member of the allium family, which includes onions and garlic. After trimming off the root tips of the white ends, both the white base and hollow green stalks can be chopped and added to a wide variety of foods, from egg dishes to stir-fries to...
June 5, 2013
Karinata's curly, almost purple dark green leaves are full of hi-octane kale power. Trim the leafy part away from stems for tender greens. Chop the stems for sauté or use in soup stock. A diet including Kale and its cruciferous vegetable sisters is attributed to lower cancer rates.
June 2, 2013
No, not a new lip stick color”¦ it's a great flavored tomato. A "cluster" tomato, growing on a vine - the dark maroon skin color draws the heat of the sun, concentrating its flavor.
June 2, 2013
Chives are the smallest members of the onion family, resembling tiny green onions with mild onion flavoring. Use as you would other herbs: enjoy raw in salads or on baked potatoes. Chives also keep their bright green color when cooked, making for a lovely addition to pasta, garlic bread, dumplings...
June 2, 2013
Purple puffs puff. How preposterous their purple heads float on the chive stem, looking like lollipops. Oniony lollipops that is. Yes, these blooms are pretty and edible. The blossoms have a flavor similar to the chives themselves -- try on a salad or in an omelette.
June 2, 2013
Cherokee Red Lettuce is a floret type loose leaf lettuce. it has the nice feature of being a bit thicker leafed. Its beautiful, almost black magenta is a fabulous contrast to the bright orange of carrots and other colors.
May 30, 2013
Brown or white, and often called Baby Bellas or Button Mushrooms, Creminis are a mini version of the Portobello, a variety that grows only in a controlled environment. Creminis are an excellent source of selenium, B vitamins, copper, potassium and phosphorus.
May 28, 2013
Your salsa couldn't get more authentic unless you had Tito Puente cut the Cubanelle Pepper himself while doing the salsa. These sweet peppers are admired for their thin flesh and used in Puerto Rican cuisine.
May 23, 2013
Put a little punk rock in your food. Ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb peppers are the cute little ones. But like the girls in the Runaways, they may look innocents - but watch our mom, watch out dad! Cherry bomb peppers rate around jalepeño heat on the Scoville chili scale.
May 23, 2013
Looking like a Dale Chihuly object d'art, this eggplant is as tender as it is beautiful.

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