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Cucumber English Seedless Burpless

Cucumber English Seedless Burpless

Cucumber English Seedless Burpless is a dark green, thin-skinned cucumber that is usually sold unwaxed, and wrapped in an airtight plastic wrap. They are often sold as English Cucumbers, Seedless Cucumbers, Burpless Cucumbers, and even Greenhouse or Hothouse Cucumbers; however, they do have seeds, but they are undeveloped similar to the way the seeds in […]

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Water Chestnuts, Canned

Water Chestnuts, Canned

Water Chestnuts, canned are a Vegan Pantry ingredient that we add to Chinese and Oriental dishes to add a crunchy texture. About Water Chestnuts, Canned: Water chestnuts are a wonderful addition to Chinese and Asian recipes, which add a crunchy texture to the dish. We only buy the ones that are canned in water with […]

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Turnips, Yellow

Turnips, Yellow

Turnips, Yellow are a milder tasting turnip that are great to eat raw in salads. See more about them below. About Yellow Turnips: According to the literature, yellow turnips with yellow flesh are neither hard to find nor hard to grow, however we have not found these yellow turnips in the supermarket, and not always […]

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Turnip, Red

Turnips, Red

Turnips, red are most likely a Japanese hybrid that we have not seen in any supermarket. See more about them below. About Red Turnips There are several varieties of red turnips. This variety appears to be a traditional or hybrid Japanese turnip. The roots or these varieties are semi-globed to more flattened with deep red […]

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Turnips

Turnips

Turnips are a common root vegetable that can be found in most supermarkets. See more about them below. About Turnips: Turnips are a root vegetable that are grown in temperate climates around the world.  Their history as an established crop goes back more than 2,000 years to Greek and Roman times.  We eat turnips cut […]

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Turnip Greens

Turnip Greens

Turnip Greens are a strong flavor, similar to mustard greens, and they can be cooked by themselves or in various recipes. See more about them below. About Turnip Greens: Cooked turnip greens have a very robust (heavy) flavor.  They can be eaten as a side dish or cooked with other greens or veggies in various […]

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Tomato Paste

Tomato Paste

Tomato Paste is a staple in our vegan vegetable pantry, where we always have several cans available to use in our recipes. See more about it below. About Tomato Paste: Tomato paste is made by cooking tomatoes for several hours until enough of the water is boiled off to reduce the tomatoes to a thick […]

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Tomatoes, Sun-Dried

Tomatoes, Sun-Dried

Tomatoes, Sun-Dried are sweeter that regular fresh tomatoes. We use them in several recipes. See more about them below. About Sun-Dried Tomatoes: Sun-dried tomatoes are relatively expensive, but they add a delicious gourmet touch to some recipes.  Apparently, the origin of sun-dried tomatoes is Italy, where prior to the days of canning, tomatoes were dried […]

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Tomatoes, Roma (Italian or Plum)

Tomatoes, Roma (Italian or Plum)

Tomatoes, Roma are a more sense variety, which makes them a better buy because you get more actual tomato f0r the money. See more about them below. About Roma Tomatoes: This oval or pear shaped tomato goes by a variety of names: Roma tomatoes, Italian tomatoes and plum tomatoes.  They have more pulp and less […]

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Tomatoes, Grape

Tomatoes, Grape

Tomatoes, Grape are about the size of grapes and are usually sole in pint containers. When we do buy them, we mostly use them on salads. We have also used them cut in half in our tofu scramble recipes. See more about them below. About Grape Tomatoes: The small tomatoes in this full-sized photo are […]

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