Having a Taste of Horseradish

Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family (which also includes wasabi, kale, collards, turnip, mustard, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, napa cabbage, rapini, and watercress, among other amazing vegetables). The plant is probably native to southeastern Europe and western Asia. It is now popular around the world. The Egyptians knew about horseradish as far back as […]

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Rooting for Your Health

While leafy greens are the superstars of nutrition, they are followed closely by vegetables that come from other parts of a plant, most notably the roots. Botanically, some of these foods are technically tubers, rhizomes, corms, bulbs, or underground stems, but from a culinary standpoint, they’re all known as “root vegetables.” The underground parts of some plants act […]