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Harly melon (jit gwa) Oval shaped, green melon with a hairy surface. Peel, slice thin and use in soup.  
Hoisin sauce Pungent, sweet condiment sauce made of soybeans, spices, chili and sugar. Once opened, store in a jar with tight lid. It has a biting, sweet-spicy flavor. It is used in cooking and as a dipping sauce, usually with meat and poultry dishes. Keeps refrigerated for about 6 months.  
Horseradish Horseradish is a hot, pungent condiment made from a plant in the mustard family. The powdered form of Horseradish is made by grinding the root and drying in a gentle heat. Horseradish vinegar is the root combined with shallots, onions, garlic, and red pepper in vinegar.  

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