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Okra

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Okra

OKRA – Valued for its edible green seed pods. Okra is a popular health food due to its high fiber, vitamin C and folate content. Okra is also known for being high in antioxidants. Okra is also a good source of calcium and potassium. Okra can be used in Stir-fries. The pods can be sliced […]

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Mustard Greens: 3 Different Varieties

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Mustard Greens: 3 Different Varieties

FACTS – possess a zesty, pepper flavor which people associate with a mustard flavor. Mustard Greens are an excellent source of several vitamins including A, C, potassium, thiamine and riboflavin. Mustard Greens can be eaten raw or cooked. They go well with aged grating cheese, starchy vegetables like corn or potatoes, curry, garlic, ham & […]

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Cilantro

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Cilantro

FACTS – The leaves and stem possess a slightly citrus flavor. Cilantro herb is very low in calories and contains no cholesterol. Its deep leaves possess good amounts of anti-oxidants, essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber. The leaves and stem tips are also rich in numerous anti-oxidant polyphenolic flavonoids. The herb is a good source […]

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Kohlrabi : Red & Green

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Kohlrabi : Red & Green

FACTS – Kohlrabi has a similar taste & texture as that of a broccoli stem or cabbage, but milder & sweeter. The younger stems have crispy, pleasant taste & rich flavor. Kohlrabi is rich in vitamins & dietary fiber, it has only 27 calories per 100g, a negligible amount of fat & zero cholesterol. Contains […]

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Garlic Scapes

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Garlic Scapes

An allium delicacy that is highly prized and traditionally used in Southern and Eastern European cuisines, also in many Asian dishes. Garlic Scapes are valued for their subtle garlic flavor and tender crisp texture. The mild flavor is much like a cross between garlic and scallions. Great in salads, stir fries, soups, sauces and garnishes.

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Speckled Swan Gourds

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Speckled Swan Gourds

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Mixed Gourds

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Mixed Gourds

FACTS – Gourds can come in all weird looking and oddly shaped forms of green, yellow, orange & brown. Some may even have some ugly warts on them. Some people purchase them in the fall and arrange them into a bowl as an autumn center piece or even used in a fall display. A basic […]

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Corn Stalks

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Corn Stalks

FACTS – Cornstalks happen to be one of the most popular arrangements out there at the moment. Take a bunch of corn stalks, tie them together and place them on either side of your front door entrance. Pair them with pumpkins and other decorations. Dried corn stalks or leaves can also be used in planters […]

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Indian Corn

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Indian Corn

FACTS – Indian corn has many different arrays of multicolored kernels, which adorn doors and grace center pieces in the autumn. They look great next to pumpkins, gourds and scarecrows. It is edible, but not sweet. It has a pretty starchy texture. Indian corn can be grounded to make flour. Some people like to coat […]

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Pumpkins

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Pumpkins

FACTS – Pumpkins are usually orange, but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or even red. They have a thick shell which contains pulp and seeds. Pumpkins can be prepared by baking, roasting, steaming or boiling. Pumpkin soup and roasted pumpkin seeds are very popular dishes. They can also be used in pies which make […]

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