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Vegetables

5 Vegetables That Aren't Worth Growing in Your Garden

Growing your own food earns gobs of cool points in our book. Many of us start with basil or mint plants, in an indoor herb garden or in pots on the patio. When that works, we try more. Eventually, if...
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APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on BEANS & VEGETABLES, RICE & OTHER GRAINS, and PIZZAS & PIES

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 4 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: BEANS, LEGUMES, & VEGETABLE DINNERS (p. 234-273); RICE, FARRO, QUINOA & OTHER GRAINS (p. 278-297); and PIZZAS & PIES (p. 30...

Chez Panisse Farm Boxes and Pantry Goods, Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chez Panisse has joined the gaggle of restaurants helping consumers get their hands on top quality fresh produce and pantry items. Its online shop opens for orders on Friday at noon (and sells out ...

Best Mexican Produce?

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by poot 4 months ago

I am deep in Diana Kennedy's "From my Mexican kitchen," and I need to buy the finest Mexican tomatoes and herbs. Where do you buy all of the different Mexican avocadoes? Where do you find Mexican o...

Ace Endico Marketplace does home delivery...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Ace Endico, based in Brewster, is a major wholesale food distributor in greater Westchester. Their retail arm, Ace Endico Marketplace, offers a wide variety of food items. The public can visit the ...

Harvesting Tips: Artichokes to Zucchini

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Tips on the optimum time to pick your garden crop from Joe Corso of Long Beach Organic.

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: Vegetables and Salads [CoTM Sept 2006 and Nov 2013]

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by redwood2bay 15 years ago

September 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your reviews of vegetable and salad recipes from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking here. Please mention the name of the recipe...

Need Help Understanding "Convection Multi-Tray" Oven Option

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by westes 5 months ago

I have a Bosch HBN5651UC/04 double electric oven with true European convection in the top oven. European convection adds a fan in the back of the oven with a third heating element behind it. On...

2021 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

New editions of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists.

Juicers! Whatcha got?

Eiron
by Eiron 7 months ago

Several years ago I looked into getting a juicer and decided that a slow juicer was the thing to get. Then I abandoned the idea of juicing and never bought one. Fast-forward those years and my part...

Book on Buying Produce

the3rdPoliceman
by the3rdPoliceman 8 months ago

I'm looking for a book to give comprehensive advice on how to choose fruit, vegetables, meats etc. Anyone have any recommendations?

What other vegetables can I put in indian food?

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by Ramius 9 years ago

I´ve learned to make indian food lately. And quite well too. We´re talking currys here with the standard sauces of ground nuts, tomatoes, cream or coconut milk etc. But have you all noticed that...

July 2016 COTM - Plenty More: SIMMERED, BRAISED, GRILLED

Allegra_K
by Allegra_K 5 years ago

Use this thread for the following chapters: Simmered - p.73 Braised - p.115 Grilled - p.137 If you are the first to report on a recipe, start a new comment, but if you are reporting on a dish...

Please help me identify these winter squashes

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by annaesm 9 months ago

I bought them at Grand Army Plaza a week ago Saturday. They were among the smallest ones the vendor had. The type was listed, but I forgot it. They appear pretty dense and hard. I assume they ca...

July 2014 COTM: Radically Simple - 10 Minute Salads, Vegetables and Side Dishes

delys77
by delys77 7 years ago

Greetings all! Please use this thread to post your reviews of the following: 10 Minute Salads Vegetables and Side Dishes Remember to review the thread in order to ensure you reply to the ...

Most popular vegetable of the year 2020: Brussels sprouts?

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by gutreactions 9 months ago

What's been your favorite vegetable of 2020? My vote goes to Brussels sprouts, both loved and hated by gourmands all over. I have been enjoying them at home or out, whenever I can. I believe more e...

My oven wont light - can I use my broiler?

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by Bigley9 9 months ago

Something is off with my oven and it won't light (gas oven). It creeps up a degree or two every few minutes. I'd have to start at 8 am to have a 300 degree oven by dinner. So, while I await a re...

Calling All Gardener Cooks...

MunchkinRedux
by MunchkinRedux 1 year ago

It's peak season for summer veggies in the PNW where I live. That means some long days in the garden, followed by many hours in the kitchen cooking with and preserving all our fresh produce. It m...

My Gazpacho Fermented - Why?

MunchkinRedux
by MunchkinRedux 11 months ago

I made and froze several quarts of gazpacho late this summer. We've consumed a couple without issue, however this latest batch fermented. I took it out from the freezer on Thursday and thawed it ...

Avocados don't ripen? Slow to turn dark and they stay hard

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by mushroomaffairs 1 year ago

My are Shoprite stores having been selling avocados every week for only $.89/ea so I've been buying a number of them. I've left some in a bowl with other fruits like bananas, apples and tomatoes a...

Potica @ Blossom's Farmstore & Coffeeshop, Corralitos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

On the hottest Sunday in August, I had an initial visit to Blossom's Farmstore in Corralitos after shopping at the farmers market. Thanks to Carl for the recommendation! https://www.chowhound.com/p...