TIP OF THE DAY: Roasted Chickpeas

[1] Roasted chickpeas garnish a bowl of spicy avocado soup (photos #1 and #2 © DeLallo). [2] Roasted chickpeas. [3] Fresh chickpeas, a.k.a. green chickpeas, in their pods (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   Who needs empty-calorie croutons when you can substitute nutritious*, roasted chickpeas? In photo #1, DeLallo serves it as a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sunchokes Are In Season

Fresh from California, sunchokes are in season. Their flavor gets even better after at a light frost. This brings us to the question: WHAT ARE SUNCHOKES? Sunchokes, a modern term for Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are edible tubers that grow underground, similar to potatoes. The word is a contraction of “sunflower chokes”; sunchokes are close…
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