The chayote is another native Mexican plant and is a member of the squash family. It is also referred to as a "vegetable pear" or chcocho. In France the chayote is called a christophene. The flesh is quite crisp something like a water chestnut.
Part of the lily family, garlic is is closely related to shallots, garlic-chives, and leeks. Learn all about garlic including uses, health benefits and garlic preparation tools. Includes recipes and instructions on how to grow garli
Everything you need to know about artichokes, and then some. Includes history, how to buy, prepare, store, cook, and photographs
Lemongrass, also know as Takrai, is popular in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. How to grow, use, and store.
Pronounced [hah-lah-PEH-nyoh] jalapenos are thick, leathery dark green or red chiles that contains quite a bit of heat. Learn about Jalapeno Chile Peppers. Includes history, uses, and recipes