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What the Hell is a Pickling Cuke?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I looked at the sign, then at the pickling cuke and thought it looked like a cucumber. Not one to have food remorse, I tossed one in my basket. In my kitchen…

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What the Hell is Sugar Cane?

Sugar cane is not new to me, but as I looked at in sitting piled high, I wonder what people really did with it beside chew on it to get out the sugar. I placed a few stalks in my … Continue reading

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What the hell is a Snake Bean?

Strolling through the market, I discovered beans upon beans. The ones that caught my eye this time were Snake Beans. They are not new to me, in the sense that I had seen them on countless occasions under the label … Continue reading

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What the hell are Haricots Verts?

I love how the farmer’s market changes with the season. Strolling through the market, I discovered beans upon beans. The ones that caught my eye were these pale-yellow beans. They looked like “green beans”, but I have never seen them … Continue reading

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What the hell are Padrón Peppers

Strolling through the farmers market, Padrón peppers caught my eye. They are not new to me, in the sense that I have seen them on the menu at my favorite tapas restaurant as “Blistered Padrón Peppers”. I have watched diners … Continue reading

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