Have You Tried: Arugula

I really love arugula, so when my CSA share came with a bag of two different kinds, I was ecstatic.  I planted some in my garden, but it’s still very tiny.  I’ve been craving arugula all winter long. If you haven’t tried arugula, you’re in for a treat.  It’s incredibly flavorful–kind of peppery, but distinct.  […]

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Have You Tried: Tomatillos?

One of my favorite fruits/veggies is the tomatillo. My advice? Try them as soon as possible. Tips: Select tomatillos that are firm, green and about the size of a golf ball. Larger ones are fine, too, but I’ve found the smaller ones to be a little better. You will probably see them in the produce […]

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Have You Tried: Celeriac?

You may have never heard of celeriac, or it may be one of your favorite vegetables. In any case, this knobby, ugly root is probably one of the most delicious vegetables you will ever eat. Underneath the tough skin is a smooth, creamy flesh with a flavor reminiscent of parsley and celery. More popular in […]

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Have You Tried: Apriums?

I am a little late in posting about Apriums. I actually bought these back in June at the beginning of summer and here we are now in August. It doesn’t matter. Next year be sure to keep an eye out and pick some up to try. Apriums are one of those hybrids of plums and […]

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Have You Tried: Hazelnuts?

Hazelnuts are a delicious nut that pair well with chocolate and coffee. They are very popular in Europe and are becoming more popular here in the US. For more info on hazelnuts (read: I’m too tired to write my own little ditty about them) head on over to Wikipedia. I’ll never forget my first experience […]

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