20 Ingredients You May Not Have Heard Of Or Known What To Do With: Until Now!

The Kitchn's Best of 2012

Part of the joy of cooking is coming across a new ingredient and then learning exactly what you can do with it. If you've ever wondered about malted milk powder, prickly pears, quark cheese, or salad burnet, wonder no more. We have ingredient spotlights on all these below, plus many more. It's time to get a little adventurous. Goose eggs? Argan oil? Svaneti salt? Bring it on!TOP ROW
• 1 Masa Harina
• 2 Goose Eggs
• 3 Cassava, Manioc & Yuca
• 4 Argan Oil
• 5 Ground Okra

SECOND ROW
• 6 Sorghum
• 7 Berbere
• 8 Peanut Flour
• 9 Dried Beancurd Sticks
• 10 Bee Pollen

THIRD ROW
• 11 Sucanat
• 12 Prickly Pears
• 13 Barhi Dates
• 14 Quark Cheese
• 15 Black Apricots

BOTTOM ROW
• 16 Sour Green Plums
• 17 Malted Milk Powder
• 18 Salad Burnet
• 19 Umeboshi Plum Vinegar
• 20 Svaneti Salt

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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