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A Man Obsessed with Alliums

If he wanted to, Mark Mcdonough could fashion a soup a l’oignon with a most exalted pedigree. It might contain rare onions from almost every part of the Northern Hemisphere-from Turkey, China, Tajikistan, Norway, Israel, or various regions of this country. McDonough has grown well over a hundred different Allium species, so the possibilities for culinary exploration are huge…

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