New Food Friday: Gochujang

gochujang

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more.  This New Food Friday post begins, like several others, in the bargain bin of my local Kroger. I’d actually been thinking about doing a post on gochujang for some time, but had never gotten around to it. Then, I spotted this bottle with a lovely sale sticker on […]

New Food Friday: Fennel

Fennel

This week’s New Food is another cool-weather vegetable: fennel. Even if you’ve never seen this white bulb with its fuzzy, fern-like leaves before, chances are you’ve consumed at least one small part of it. Fennel seeds are a common ingredient in Italian sausage and can also be found in Indian curries and other cuisines. In this post, […]

New Food Friday: Parsnips

parsnips

This week’s New Food is a little less exotic than last week’s: the humble parsnip. This root vegetable looks like an albino carrot, but has a sweeter, more interesting taste and a sweet potato-esque texture when cooked. New Food Friday: Parsnips What it is: A root vegetable resembling a carrot but with pale white flesh. […]

New Food Friday: Papaya

papaya

Guess what? That’s right, New Food Friday is back! Now that CSA deliveries are done for the season and we’re past the Thanksgiving holiday, I’m bringing back this series of new, unusual, different and weird foods. First up? Papaya! I know I’ve had papaya before in canned fruit mixes, but I never had it fresh until […]