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Definition of the noun sunchoke

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noun - plural: sunchokes

  1. sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips

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  1. [chiefly US] the Jerusalem artichoke

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Google previewThe Miracle of VEGETABLES (2013)

by Dr. Bahram Tadayyon MNS, MD, Ph.D.

Sunchoke is a member of the sunflower family, native to North America. It is a bumpy, fleshy, nutty root like ginger and is eaten much the same way as potatoes and jicama. It varies in colour from white to brown, red, and purple. Despite its ...

Google previewFine Cooking in Season (2011)

Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best by Fine Cooking Magazine, Editors of Fine Cooking

Sunchokes The sunchoke is a bit of a mystery—it looks a lot like ginger but has an intriguing, subtly sweet, nutty flavor, reminiscent of potato and jícama. Also called Jerusalem artichokes (even though they're not related), there's a distinct hint ...

Google previewSquare Foot Gardening High-Value Veggies (2016)

Homegrown Produce Ranked by Value by Mel Bartholomew

Also called the “Jerusalem artichoke,” the sunchoke is a tuber— closer in taste and texture to a potato than to an artichoke. The flavor is sweet and nutty and the vegetable can be eaten raw or cooked, and is even fermented and used to make ...

Google previewAn Ecology of Enchantment (2008)

A Year in the Life of a Garden by Des Kennedy

But the sunchoke is a wildling, fundamentally unwilling to adapt to the discipline of the vegetable patch or the marketplace. It can, and left unchecked will, become an invasive weed, each new tuber developing into another leggy perennial.

Google previewSuper Nutrition Gardening (1992)

How to Grow Your Own Powercharged Foods by William S. Peavy

Varieties and Sources Sunchoke is a specialty item, and not Growing Choice Foods 193.

Google previewThe Gourmet Garage Cookbook (2011)

200 Everyday Recipes Using Fresh and Exotic Ingredients from Around the World by Sheryl London, Mel London

SHOP SMART The sunchoke is an autumn and winter ...

Google previewThe Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan and Cookbook (2016)

How to Prepare and Combine Whole Foods to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Naturally by Laura Kelly, Helen Bryman Kelly

So for those of us who welcome prebiotics to help with calcium absorption, the sunchoke is a star. Here's a prebiotics powerhouse recipe ...

Google previewOn Food and Cooking (2007)

The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee

The sunchoke is the nonfibrous, plump tuber of a North American sunflower ( Helianthus tuberosus), whose traditional and obscure name is “Jerusalem artichoke.” It's pleasantly moist, crunchy, and sweet when raw, and becomes soft and ...

Google previewProfessional Cooking for Canadian Chefs (2006)

by Wayne Gisslen, Mary Ellen Griffin, Le Cordon Bleu

Sunchokes or Jerusalem Artichokes Identification: Sunchoke is a relatively new marketing term for a Jerusalem artichoke,created because the vegetable is not an artichoke and has nothing to do with Jerusalem.Sunchokes are knobby brown ...

Google previewThe Food Snob's Dictionary (2009)

An Essential Lexicon of Gastronomical Knowledge by David Kamp, Marion Rosenfeld


Google previewThe Wellness Dictionary (2015)

by Patti Flora

greens Watercress Red cabbage Sweet potato Chard Summer squash Butternut squash Zucchini squash Pumpkin Spanish onion Leek Cactus leaves Mango Pineapple Strawberry Loganberry VEGETABLES Sunchoke Lettuce Oyster plant ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

red oak, revoke, scrub oak, side- stroke, slowpoke, stone- broke, sunchoke, sunstroke, townsfolk, tradesfolk, unyoke, upstroke, white oak; artichoke, counterstroke, equivoque, gentlefolk, masterstroke, ministroke, mourning cloak, okey- doke, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

In seed catalogs and stores, you might also see them called “crosne du Japon,” girasole, Japanese artichoke, sunchoke, sunroot, and winter artichoke. Some folks call them “chokes” for short, and Idotoo. Native Americans cultivated andused ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Sunchoke: See Jerusalem Artichoke. Sweet Potatoes The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is not a member of the potato (Solanaceae) family but rather of the Convolvulaceae, or morning glory, family. In the United States, we tend to call the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

Veryfew Americans are familiarwiththe food atall,thoughsome commercialgrowers havetried to market it under the less foreignsounding nameof“sunchoke.” Jerusalem artichokesareusually.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Family Compositae Scientific name Helianthus tuberosus Common name Jerusalem artichoke, sunflower artichoke, sunchoke, topinambour ...

Google previewThe New Wellness Encyclopedia (1995)

by University of California, Berkeley

Jerusalem artichoke (sunchoke, gira- sole). Small brown bulb with crisp white flesh. Nutty flavor. Not related to artichokes ...

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Small photo of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple or topinambour, native to eastern North America, cultivated across the temperate zone for its edible tuber.Small photo of sunchoke flowerSmall photo of Yellow flowers of Jerusalem artichoke Helianthus tuberosus also called topinambour , sunroot, sunchoke and earth appleSmall photo of Edible organic raw topinambur (Jerusalem artichoke, Helianthus tuberosus, sunroot, sunchoke) isolated on blue background.Small photo of diced homemade roasted jerusalem artichoke sunchoke dishSmall photo of diced homemade roasted jerusalem artichoke sunchoke dishSmall photo of diced homemade roasted jerusalem artichoke sunchoke dish More...

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