What Can You Do With a Parsnip?

A Word About Parsnips Sweet in flavor and robust in feel, parsnips are often the first vegetable to scoffed at when used in a side dish. However, for the frugal home cook, they can be used and stretch much further than being simply roasted in chunks. Like their relative carrots, parsnips can be used in … Continue reading What Can You Do With a Parsnip?

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Clementine, Fennel & Potatoes

Photo Credit: Cocoa Bean, the Vegetable, 2017. Inspired by one of a recipe from the Jerusalem Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, the dish comes together in just a few minutes and is loaded with healthy seasonal ingredients. The mix of flavors in this dish is absolutely wonderful. The Potatoes, citrus fruit, fennel, thyme, … Continue reading Clementine, Fennel & Potatoes

Produce Spotlight: Persimmons

Persimmons are a beautiful fall fruit, typically available in North America from October to January. They have an exquisite, delicate texture and flavor which some people compare to peaches or mangos. This orange-colored fruit resembles tomatoes in shape and size, and features a beautiful floral-shaped leaf and small calyx (stem). Many persimmon purists insist that … Continue reading Produce Spotlight: Persimmons