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Mar 27, 2007 02:11 PM

Is bok choy incredibly good or just a flavor of the month?

The "in" vegetable these days seems to be bok choy. Does it taste amazing or is it this year's sun-dried tomatoes?

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  1. I've been eating it my whole life, didn't know it was the "in" vegetable so I'd say it's just incredibly good.

    1. It's always been a basic, been eating it for >30 years.

      1. Could be a bit of both. I love bok choy, and have for a long time. As a matter of fact, just yesterday, I was dancing in the produce section, because I found the most beautiful baby bok choy, and will be having them for supper tonight.

        The taste is light, clean, and sweet. It melds beautifully with any Asian flavors, and as a snap to prepare. That may account for its popularity. But, even if it is this year's trendy veggie, I'll still be eating it far into the future because of that light, sweet taste.

        1. It's been staple for decades in our area (San Gabriel Valley, just east of Los Angeles), which has a large Chinese populuation. In other places, I just don't know.

          1. I like it but don't think it's the in thing right now....I think that's "blood oranges".