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13 Ways to Use Root Vegetables

  March may be here, but, for most of the country, winter is still in full swing. For those of us that like our produce fresh, local, and seasonal, it's the time of year that leaves much to be…

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Healthy Jicama Fries

Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus, P. tuberosus), pronounced HEE-ka-ma, is native to Central America, where it is also known as Yam Bean or Mexican Turnip. The genus name, Pachyrhizus is derived from the Gre…

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Jicama-Orange Salad

It seems that everywhere I went on a recent trip to the Yucatan, there was some version of jicama-orange salad. I was completely drawn to its mix of sweet, salty, spicy and crunchy. I never even knew …

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