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

Greek Gods and Conehead Caraflex

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Caraflex cabbage is a sweet and tender cabbage, that is hands down the best tasting cabbage available and a great alternative or addition to salad. Even if you are not a cabbage-lover you will enjoy Caraflex. The Caraflex variety is lovingly nicknamed “Conehead” cabbage because of its striking resemblance to the Saturday Night Live characters of the same name. This charming … Read More

Fennel is Your Friend

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Let’s try fennel this week! Fennel enhances the flavor of everything it touches. It makes everything taste better! We’ve heard that it leaves some of us a little lost, so let’s get help! We called up a chef friend and grilled him about how to do fennel right. First things first, you can use the whole thing in your meal, so … Read More

Love Your Leeks

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We love leeks. Roast, braise, sauté, grill, fry, boil, poach, or even eat leeks raw – just slice thinly and add to some greens. The possibilities are endless. Remember to clean leeks thoroughly, as they can be quite sandy. Here are some ideas: Leek Fritters with Minted Yogurt: Sounds fancy but is pretty easy and involves simple ingredients. Chop leeks and … Read More