Blog Archive for Yael Ben-Chaim

As summer farmers market season comes to a close, one hearty vegetable is making an appearance, preparing to shine its way through colder grounds and…

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Throughout the South, collard greens—or simply “greens”—coupled with bacon, onions, and garlic, are a comfort food staple. While this Southern delicacy is an unmistakably delicious…

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Kohlrabi is one of the quirkiest looking vegetables you’ll find at the farmers market. No, it’s not an alien! Kohlrabi is a delicious and nutritious…

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Are green beans and string beans the same thing? In fact, they are! When green beans were first cultivated, they grew with a string attached…

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Sweet and earthy beets are delicious roasted, boiled, grilled, and even raw — making this versatile, nutrient-dense root vegetable a farmers market favorite. Bonus: freshly…

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Eat ‘em raw, grilled, sautéed, or freeze for later: no matter how you eat and prepare them, bell peppers are a must-have summer farmers market…

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Common in Creole, Southern, and Cajun dishes, this tiny-but-mighty vegetable has ventured to Maryland farmers markets. Some call okra “lady’s fingers” because of its long…

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