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What's hitting its peak in December? Romanesco

December 12, 2010 |  6:00 am


What's hitting its peak in December? Romanesco.

This architectural beauty tastes like cauliflower and benefits from the same preparations. Cook it briefly to emphasize the grassy, vegetal aspects of its flavor; cook it longer and a subtle, earthy sweetness emerges. Click here for more, including Times Food editor Russ Parsons' guide to picking the season's freshest produce, including how to select it, store it and prepare it:


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Photo credit: Los Angeles Times