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Old 08-24-2012, 11:44 AM   #1
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Bitter melon anyone?

At my local farmers' market, I often see bitter melon. That is one vegetable that this chef has never taken on! But I'd like to try it. Anyone have any vegetarian recipes for it that they really love?
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:46 PM   #2
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Re: Bitter melon anyone?

What does bitter melon look like?
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:58 AM   #3
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Re: Bitter melon anyone?

Here is a picture.



Link with recipes:
http://chinesefood.about.com/od/vege...on-Recipes.htm

Nutritional Information:
http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/bitter-melon
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:16 PM   #4
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Re: Bitter melon anyone?

Thank you, I am putting it on my shopping list!
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