Purple-black olives often slit to allow wine-vinegar
marinade in which they are soaked to penetrate.
Packed in olive oil or vinegar.
Kombu: A wide, thick dark green sea
vegetable. Used in making soups and for cooking with
Kudzu (KUD-zoo): A white starchy powder made
from the root of the kudzu plant. Used for
thickening soups, sauces and puddings.