Black garlic has a sweet and smoky flavor with a texture similar to roasted garlic. This fermented version of traditional garlic makes a great addition to sauces and meats.
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21 Weird Foods You'll Serve in 2014
Emu eggs can be prepared just like chicken eggs, but they're bigger so you'll have to adjust your recipes. About the size of a small grapefruit, your best bet it to cook up these eggs for breakfast and not try to substitute them in your baking recipes.
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Emu eggs, anyone? Perhaps a little bit of black garlic?
Your dinner plate is going global in 2014. While donuts are still high on our radar and increasingly used as sandwich bread, ethnic flavors and the farm-to-table movement are building momentum in everyday food experiences. The National Restaurant Association revealed the new flavors and trends we'll be experiencing in 2014, and if you think you'll have to look beyond your own kitchen to try something new, think again. Some foods are holdovers from years past, others are climbing their way to the top of the hot list. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to add these different items to your family's mealtime. With a little experimentation, you can perfect your forbidden rice recipe or fufu dish.
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