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Crosnes / knotroot / chorogi / Chinese artichoke

Robert Lauriston Oct 19, 2006 05:46 PM

Anybody seen this oddity for sale around here?

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

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    suy Oct 22, 2006 12:29 PM

    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
      Robert Lauriston Oct 22, 2006 04:15 PM

      Union Square Market in what city?

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

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      laur76 Oct 22, 2006 12:39 PM

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

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        sundeck sue Nov 9, 2013 08:19 AM

        what do you hate about the prep?

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        emalonzo Nov 9, 2013 07:36 AM

        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
          Robert Lauriston Nov 9, 2013 09:46 AM

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

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

        2. Tripeler Nov 9, 2013 08:05 PM

          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. Melanie Wong Nov 17, 2013 12:43 PM

            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

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