Romanesque-o

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While this beautiful, chartreuse vegetable goes by multiple names, you’re probably familiar with its most common one: Romanesco. It’s also sometimes referred to as Roman cauliflower, Romanesque cauliflower, or by its latin name: Brassica oleracea. Romanesco, which was first grown in Italy during the 16th century, is actually an edible flower bud. It’s not only delicious and beautiful to look … Read More

Sweet Like Honeynut

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We’re excited to introduce (or re-introduce) you to one of our favorite winter squash varieties: the Honeynut! Honeynut squash is basically a mini Butternut squash and, because of its smaller size, its sweet flavor is much more concentrated. Honeynuts have been around for only about ten years, but they’ve got a really interesting story which you can read about here. Like … Read More

Fall Fennel Fun

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It’s not often that you’ll hear the words ‘fennel’ and ‘fun’ in the same sentence, but we’re here to change that! Fennel, otherwise known as Foeniculum vulgare, is a flowering plant in the carrot family that has endless applications in the kitchen. The fennel bulb provides a crunchy texture and a sweet, delicate licorice flavor, which is delicious in salads. Fennel stalks are great for adding … Read More

A Great Pear-ing

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While we’ve been holding on tight to the warm and long summer days, we know that with the cooler weather comes some of our favorite fall and winter produce. So, we’re gearing up to embrace the first day of fall this Monday with a beautiful pairing of local pears and honey! Bosc pears provide a unique sweetness and depth of … Read More

Absolutely a-maize-ing

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raw sweet corn

We’re sorry if that title is too corny! Maize, which we call corn here in the US, is a leafy stalk with kernels that have seeds inside. Fun fact: while technically a cereal grain, corn is generally harvested before maturity and therefore treated as a vegetable rather than a grain. Sweet corn is a hybridized corn variety that has a higher … Read More