All About Root Vegetables: Turnips, Rutabagas and Parsnips

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With recipes for Mashed Parsnips with Roasted Leeks and Nutmeg Roasted Winter Vegetables with Basil Oil Turnip, Potato and Parsnip Gratin Clay Pot Curried Winter Vegetable Stew Mashed Parsnips with Roasted Leeks and NutmegRoasted Winter Vegetables with Basil OilTurnip, Potato and Parsnip GratinClay Pot Curried Winter Vegetable Stew There was …

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Two Great Holiday Recipes

The following recipes are from “Matthew Kenney’s Mediterranean Cooking,” which Matthew Kenney and I wrote in 1997. My family and l like them so much, we have made them part of our annual Thanksgiving dinner ever since. Baked Squash Soup with Nuts and Spices 3 tablespoons blanched almonds 3 tablespoons …

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Avocado: Beyond Guacamole

As a name, alligator pear wouldn’t make it through the focus groups today. Nor would aguacate, which is what the Spanish called it when they couldn’t pronounce ahuacatl, Aztec for testicle. Thank God somebody came up with avocado. Beneath its leathery skin, the pear-shaped avocado has a buttery, sensuous fleshthat Americans …

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All About Bananas

With recipes for Pork Medallions and Plantains Bananas Foster Plantain and Lentil Stew Banana Ice Cream with Bourbon Handling bananas isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, even within the produce business. As a matter of fact, for every 100 people working in produce, maybe two are in bananas. Very few people …

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