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Yacón Tubers, A Refreshing Winter Treat

Are you looking for a new vegetable type for your garden? Consider yacón, a plant with interesting sweet-potato-like tubers that have the texture of water chestnuts yet with the sweet taste of a scrumptious pear! Fresh yacón roots are deliciously juicy. “Yacón” apparently means “water root” in the Inca language, and the wild-growing tubers have …

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