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Cardoons & the City?

kcijones001 Apr 14, 2008 10:33 AM

Anyone know where I can find cardoons? I would like to try out some recipes....

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    rrems RE: kcijones001 Apr 14, 2008 12:47 PM

    Cardoons are a late fall/early winter vegetable. I doubt you will be able to get them now.

    1. erica RE: kcijones001 Apr 14, 2008 01:19 PM

      When they are in season, Agata and Valentina often carries them.

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        banquo RE: kcijones001 Apr 14, 2008 04:05 PM

        I don't know about the seasons, but I saw some very nice looking ones at the Chelsea Market (the vegetable market inside) about 3 weeks ago.

        1. Cheese Boy RE: kcijones001 Apr 14, 2008 05:51 PM

          Yup, cardoons/cardone are now available more often than ever. I saw them last week surprisingly. You'll have better luck if you ask on the OB board because I think that cardoons are likely to be scarce in Manhattan. Just a hunch.

          1. erica RE: kcijones001 Mar 7, 2009 07:43 AM

            Ii was surprised to see cardoons at the Chelsea WF about 10 days ago. Unfortunately I passed them by. Today I asked in WF 14th St. but they had never heard of them.

            Has anyone seen cardoons in Manhattan lately?

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