-Aka Jerusalem Artichokes. These are dug before skins have set, eliminating the necessity for peeling, but decreasing shelf life. Dug to order.
-Nutty tubers contain an indigestible carbohydrate called inulin, making them a good potato substitute for diabetics.
-Can be prepared in a myriad of ways from roasting, to frying, to candying (as you would ginger).
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