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Why Are Root Vegetables Sweeter in Cold Weather?

Science & FoodBy Vince C ReyesFeb 18, 2014 9:00 PM

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Local grower Alex Weiser stopped by the 2013 Science & Food course discuss all things potatoes and parsnips. We heard all about Weiser's experimental plant varieties (Laker Baker, anyone?) and even learned why parsnips always taste just a little bit better in the winter. Check out the highlights: http://youtu.be/aAPEKKAGpPg


Vince C Reyes earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at UCLA. Vince loves to explore the deliciousness of all things edible. Read more by Vince Reyes

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