Considered both medicinal and an aphrodisiac by the ancient Romans, the sugar beet was used in the 19th century in Germany for table sugar production. Do you eat beets as sweets? Tell us how!
Some varieties of radish can grow up to 3-feet long, weighing 100lbs! Needless to say, you’re unlikely to see these in your local market. However, there are numerous varieties that fair well in the Texas soil and the hotter the summer, the more peppery your radish!
Fennel seeds are often used to season Mediterranean dishes, but the bulb, stems and feathery leaves also pack a wallop of flavor. We like to roast bulbs to bring out their sweetness and top salads and soups with chopped leaves. How do you use fennel?
Okay, okay. Enough cheating with fruits for now. But did you know that had man not cultivated the avocado, it would now be extinct? Now if only there was a fool-proof way to pick out a perfectly ripe one… What’s your trick?