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WTF: What's That Food? Black Radishes

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It's Halloween, so what better time to examine this root vegetable that looks like it would grow in Tim Burton's vegetable garden? They resemble shrunken heads or mud-covered …

WTF: What's that Food? Cardoons!

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What looks like some kind of prehistoric celery and is related to the artichoke? Cardoons! Read more about them after the jump…

WTF: What's That Food? Lúcuma!

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Q: What’s green on the outside, yellow on the inside, and grows on trees? A: A lot of things! Oh. Okay, let’s try again. Q: What looks like …

WTF? (What's that food?) - Green coffee beans!

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You may not recognize this week's WTF item, but chances are you've enjoyed it (probably this morning!) It's green coffee beans. No, that's not some exotic strain of …

WTF: What's That Food? Turmeric Sticks

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Have you ever wondered where turmeric powder comes from? Apparently, it doesn't grow in a jar. Turmeric is a rhizome (like ginger) that is grown in warm, wet …

WTF: What's that food? Dragon fruit!

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A visit to New York City's Chinatown neighborhood pretty much guarantees you'll stumble upon a good "WTF" candidate or two. I was wandering around Chinatown's colorful food markets …

WTF: What's That Food? Finger Limes!

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A year ago, unbeknownst to me and apropos of nothing, my culinary-minded Papa in Seattle sent me a package. You can imagine my surprise when I opened a …

WTF: What's That Food? It's Rosehips!

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I discovered these radish-looking beauties during a weekend in Maine…