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Seeking Parsley Root

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jns7 Mar 1, 2012 08:47 AM

Over the next few weeks, if you see parsley root for sale anywhere in Brooklyn, please let me know. It's an ingredient in my departed grandmother's chicken soup, but it's no longer easily found. Thanks!

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    michelley Mar 1, 2012 11:41 AM

    I'm pretty sure that Rossman Farms in 3rd Ave and 25th St in Brooklyn always has it.

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    Rossman Fruit & Vegetable
    770 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232

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      jns7 Mar 1, 2012 01:05 PM

      Thanks for the tip!

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      tex.s.toast Mar 1, 2012 06:44 PM

      I saw some, leafy parsley tops on and all, at circus fruits within the last two weeks. 60th and fort Hamilton pkwy.

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      Circus Fruits
      5915 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11219

      1. jen kalb Mar 2, 2012 06:29 AM

        Historically, I have bought parsley root at Eagle Provisions, if you ask I believe John will get it.
        They carry it on a regular basis atThree Guys from Brooklyn

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        Eagle Provisions
        628 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

        Three Guys From Brooklyn
        6502 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11219

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          jen kalb Mar 4, 2012 01:39 PM

          PS Eagle Provisions had it on Saturday when I was in there.

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          Eagle Provisions
          628 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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          jns7 Mar 16, 2012 08:19 AM

          Thank you all! I found them at Circus, to which I'd never been - it's a great produce market. I hope to try out the other shops recommended above. In the meantime, it's on to the soup making!
          Thanks again.
          jns7

          1. treestonerivershrub Apr 8, 2012 04:04 PM

            Glad that you found it--I'll have to check out Circus.

            Just for the record, I have found fresh parsley root at the greenmarket in Williamsburg/Greenpoint, at McCarren Park.

            However, the last time I was there was last summer...

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