Orange Honeydew Melon
Oval-to-round and a delicious cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew, the very fleshy juicy orangish-yellow pulp of the orange honeydew melon is encased in a hard very yellow matching rind.
Mache has been cultivated in France since the 17th century, and in France it is known as doucette. It is also known as "lamb's lettuce" because its leaves resemble the size and shape of a lamb's tongue.
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Late winter through spring. Usually found at farmers markets.
Red spinach leaves are round, thick, and rich green with an bright red coloring along the central stem area. Red spinach has a sweet, green flavor and delicate texture very similar to standard spinach.
Very low in calories, fresh spinach is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, plus iron and other essential minerals.
Red spinach can be eaten fresh or cook and stands up well to wilting and sauteing. Use as a salad leaf or as a dark, leafy green. Pair with spring vegetables, citrus, berries, eggs, nuts, bacon, pasta, and fresh cheeses. Flavor with Indian or Middle Eastern spices, creams, ginger, garlic, shallots, chiles and soy. Red spinach will keep, dry and refrigerated, for one to two weeks.
Most seed suppliers classify spinach varieties by the appearance of their leaf types: flat and smooth leaves, leaves that are semi-savoyed (crinkled) or those that are heavily savoyed or somewhere in between.
Spinach, a cultivated plant of the genus Spinacia oleracea, is native to, or close to, Persia. Cultivation later moved to Spain with the invading Moors around 1100-1200 A.D. Preferring cool temperatures, sandy soil and some dryness, spinach grows well in California and Texas. Spinach is a cool season crop and belongs to the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae, along with beets and Swiss chard.
Recipes that include Red Spinach. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Cook Easy Vegan||Zucchini Spinach Soup|
|Treehouse Kitchen||Spinach Parmigiano-Reggiano Meatballs & Linguini|
|Almost Turkish||Spinach with Eggs (Yumurtali Ispanak)|
|The Kitchen Journal||Yellow Rice with Green Peas Topped with Spinach and Grilled Pork|
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