Red Russian Kale + Brussels Sprouts = Kale Sprouts

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Foodie friends, have we got a treat for you! Kale sprouts were developed by crossing kale and Brussels sprouts using classical, non-GMO breeding methods. Sometimes referred to as Lollipop Kale or Kalettes, these sprouts grow on a stalk and produce cool little buds of purpleish kale. Crazy, right? Kale Sprouts are best cooked until the outsides are crisp, but tender inside. Variations … Read More

Garlic Scape Charmer

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A garlic scape is the best, most useful thing ever! These weird-looking curly thingies are the flowering stem of garlic. In garlic production, they are removed so that the garlic will focus its energy into growing the bulb. Up until recently, farmers around our region tossed them away. Now that more Americans are willing to try foods that the rest of the world has … Read More

Green Garlic and Allium Adolescents

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What in the world is green garlic? Well we’ll tell you! It’s immature garlic, picked when the bulbs are still tiny and the greens are bright. Not to be mistaken for scallions or any other onion-y lookalikes, take one whiff of your green garlic and you can’t mistake that scent. Farmers used to pick garlic when it was still green … Read More