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When I get curious about a food, I like to do a little research - to learn the history, genus, or origin... and of course try a few new recipes.

Dates Dates The Coachella Valley in southern California has 250,000 date trees, supplying the US 95% of our dates.

Annato plant - Lipstick Tree Annato Seeds Never heard of annato seed? You probably consume annato every day.

Broccolini was developed by the Sakata Seed Company You say broccoli... Learn the difference between (and the similarity of) broccoli, broccolini and Broccoli Rabe. Plus a good recipe.

Fried Garlic Bread Crumbs Bread Crumbs Use left-over bread to create powdery bread crumbs... or a chunky garlic-loaded topping. Three recipes.

asparagus All about Asparagus A member of the lily family, asparagus is packed with folic acid, potassium, fiber, thiamin and vitamins B6, A and C... and it is also delicious roasted. We tell you how.

cheese grater Myzithra Cheese Lesser-known variety of Greek Cheese, Myzithra is a hard, very white, tangy sheep's milk cheese. We share an easy recipe.