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Arugula or Rocket Salad

Photo by Bob Orazi
Eruca sativa Arugula has “rocketed” to popularity in recent years. An excellent late-season crop for home gardeners, the spicy, peppery flavor of arugula leaves add a zesty punch when raw in salads or cooked. Maybe that’s why ancient Egyptians and Romans considered arugula seed oil to be an...
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