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Crosnes / knotroot / chorogi / Chinese artichoke

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Anybody seen this oddity for sale around here?

http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/crosne.htm

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  1. They're were just sold at Union Square Market this pass Saturday. From the potato guy. What were you going to do with them?

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    1. re: suy

      Union Square Market in what city?

      If I can find some, then I'll figure out what to do with them.

    2. Have you had them? I love crosnes. Hate preparing them though.

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      1. The farmer who sells crosnes is the Weiser Family Farm. I, too am looking for these at farmers market. Yes, they serve to a number of restaurants especially to French laundry that you have mentioned earlier.

        I am looking for these too.

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        1. re: emalonzo

          Weiser is in the Tehachapi / Bakersfield area and are at markets in the LA area.

          http://www.weiserfamilyfarms.com/farm...

        2. They are a common fixture in Japanese New Year food, and are dyed red. In Japan, they are only seen during the New Year holiday.

          1. If anyone has cooking suggestions, please post on this thread on the Home Cooking board.
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/924650

            And old thread on trying to find them,
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/360800