Lacto-Fermented Daikon Carrot Pickles – Too Good Not to Share

Lacto-Fermented Daikon Carrot Pickles – Too Good Not to ShareLacto-Fermented Watermelon Radish,
Purple Daikon & Carrot Pickles

The most beautiful naturally fermented pickle I’ve ever seen. They start out gorgeous in the jar, purple and orange with strikingly pink centered watermelon radishes. As fermentation continues, all the vegetables turn shades of pink. We now have Pickled Pink Lacto-Fermented Daikon Carrot Pickles. Continue reading

Radish Soup for Spring – Refreshing, Flavorful & Rosy-Hued

Radish Soup for Spring – Refreshing, Flavorful & Rosy-HuedRadish Soup – The Essence of Spring

An engaging photo of a four-year-old French boy eating an open-faced radish sandwich has lingered in my memory for many years. The photo by Mark Kauffman (©1968 Time, Inc) in the Time Life Book The Cooking of Provincial France introduced me to eating radishes Continue reading

Tossed Green Salad Recipe & Video

Tossed Green Salad Recipe & Video

Tossed Green Salad w/ Crunchy Spring Vegetables & Herbs

Adding crunchy vegetables and fresh herbs makes a tossed green salad as fresh and vibrant as spring itself. Prepare your own dressing for a fresher, lighter and healthier salad.  Continue reading

Roasted Radishes w/ Umeboshi Vinegar & Radish Greens

Roasted Radishes w/ Umeboshi Vinegar & Radish Greens “Plant a radish; get a radish, never any doubt.
That’s why I love vegetables; you know what they’re about!”

From the musical The Fantasticks

Radishes rank among the humblest of vegetables. We take them for granted as there’s “never any doubt” with radishes Continue reading

Fennel, Apple, Jicama & Radish Slaw

Fennel, Apple, Jicama & Radish Slaw “The fennel is beyond every other vegetable delicious. It greatly resembles in appearance the largest size celery, perfectly white, and there is no vegetable equals its flavour. It is eaten at dessert, crude, and with, or without dry salt, indeed I preferred it to every other vegetable, or to any fruit.”      Thomas Jefferson

One taste of fennel and it’s easy to agree with Thomas Jefferson. If you haven’t enjoyed fennel in awhile Continue reading