Radishes have a peppery flavor and a pleasing crunch.  They come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors.  You will see the familiar red cherry radishes, elongated, red-tipped French breakfast radish which tends to be a bit spicier, and multi-colored, round Easter Egg radishes.


Storage and Handling:

Tear off radish leaves leaving about an inch of the stem.  Store radishes loosely wrapped in a plastic bag in your refrigerator crisper drawer for up to a week.  Before use, rinse them in cold water and gently scrub to remove any lingering dirt.


Culinary Uses:

Radishes can be eaten sliced with a little salt and pepper and added to salads.  They can also be boiled, steamed, braised and glazed.