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what is the name of the thing (vegtable??) that is sometimes in salads (usually itailian ones i think)...looks almost like a water chestnut, but its not...small, white, circular but kinda flat...has 'rings' if you pull it apart, kinda soft, sweet...i just never know what these are called and i love them. thanks!!

Thu. Oct 4, 11:07am

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might be heart of palm??

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 11:23 AM

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pearl onion?

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 11:44 AM

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sounds like hearts of palm to me...

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 11:51 AM

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or artichoke hearts (these might be similar to palm hearts, but not the same)?

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 1:47 PM

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I would say hearts of palm, except hearts of palm aren't sweet, they're more sour.

They are very popular in italian cuisine though, and also one of my favorite salad components EVER. (: Hearts of palm + tomato + mozzarella + drizzle olive oil and balsamic = love

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 3:24 PM

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OP here--

Thank you all so much! Its definitely hearts of palm (i google imaged them)...they are so yummy and now I know what to look for at the grocery store :) this has been bothering me for a whileee.

Thursday, October 04, 2007, 3:44 PM

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