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  • In a word, Radishes
    Radish: No longer just the salad's sidekick
    Lucy had Ethel, Batman had Robin, Walter White had Jesse Pinkman and of course Charlie Brown had Snoopy. However, the Radish doesn’t want to be known as merely the salad’s sidekick. Just as Snoopy proved that he wouldn't always be...
  • Radishes from the garden
    Eat Yourself Skinny With This Inexpensive Vegetable
    Vegetables are usually the one thing we do not eat enough of. One of the reasons is that we tend to lean towards comfort foods and most of those are foods filled with starches and calories. Women over forty tend to put on a couple of extra pounds...
  • Corn, Radish, and Celery Salad makes a nice, light, summer side dish
    Corn, Radish, and Celery Salad makes a nice, light, summer side dish
    Salads were made for summer dining. They’re light, flavorful and healthy as well. Just about any vegetable, either raw or cooked, can be tossed with any other vegetable and instantly, you've got a salad.Here’s a recipe that mixes...
  • Radish from Pepper Place
    Downtown: Pepper Place Saturday Market
    After having unpacked boxes all week, I was glad to get out of the house. So, the first weekend in May we decided to find the Saturday Market at Pepper Place. I am grateful for our phones and GPS as there were a lot of turns to take from our home...
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    Radish rubies
    Chicago gardeners, radish rubies beautify appetizer platters and stimulate appetites for a delicious dinner. Their spicy, crisp goodness awakens your taste buds and improves your digestion.Radish, Raphanus sativus, is a cruciferous plant of the...
  • Jumpstart your morning with spring radishes, health kick radish butter
    Jumpstart your morning with spring radishes, health kick radish butter
    You can’t help but eat the health of spring in a radish. Easy zing with a nutritional punch, it doesn’t get any easier than a radish. Kickstart your day with zing of peppery radish butter on nutty whole wheat bread for breakfast , its...
  • French breakfast radish
    The tasty, crunchy, healthful radish belongs in every home garden
    The first image that most people conjure up when they hear the word radish is that of a tiny red ball the size of a quarter with a tuft of festive greenery on top. Radishes are cheerful looking, almost comical little vegetables that almost no one...
  • A tiny cruciferous vegetable, the radish offers multiple health benefits
    A tiny cruciferous vegetable, the radish offers multiple health benefits
    Why grow radishes?Radishes, they are crunchy and crisp and welcome in salads but seldom are they given the credit they deserve when gardeners lay out their vegetable patches for the coming growing season. And this is a shame in a way; radishes are...
  • Radish Relish Recipe
    Summer radish relish recipe
    Can you say "radish relish" ten times fast? This simple recipe for a basic bunch of radishes could also be called a radish slaw or a radish salsa. It is very healthy, light, and super easy if you just throw the ingredients into a food...
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    The beauty of a radish
    Often the one left behind on a vegetable tray, or seen as artful decoration over a salad alongside a beautifully prepared dish, the unassuming radish is seldom praised and eagerly devoured. It's mild to peppery flavor, its crispness and bright...
  • Pozole rojo (chicken, pork and hominy stew)
    Ethnic food month: Pozole rojo (chicken, pork and hominy stew) recipe
    This is one of my favorite ethnic recipes. It’s about a medium spicy level. As the stew cooks, the meat becomes so tender, it just falls apart.Find Goya sazon at your favorite local Mexican store (website not available). 2 pork chops,...
  • Organic daikon
    Organic daikon, anyone?
    Lately, we’re been eating more veggies at our house. We’d tried daikon ( “die-con”), the Japanese white radish root veggie, a while back, but got out of the habit. We started buying it again at our organic food co-op a...