Recipes-Food contains 89 articles
Herb Gardening For Non-Gardeners
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In the past, I started a garden every spring – and when it got really hot and miserable in the summer, I neglected it and ended up with an ugly mess. So I have forgotten a serious garden – except for herb gardening. I love fresh herbs and they can be grown with very little […]

Brown Rice Recipe: The Fastest, Easiest Leftover Warm Rice Recipe In The World
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Over the past year or two my eating habits have deteriorated. REALLY deteriorated. So I decided to do something about it because I feel so much better when I eat a plant-based diet. I’m not talking about a ‘diet-diet’, meaning deprivation. I mean in the broader sense of habitual eating habits. And one of the […]

Alfredo Sauce With 78% Fewer Calories? OK, But Is It Any Good?
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Lots of people like Alfredo sauce, but since it’s mostly cream and butter they don’t like the calories. Daphne Oz, the author of The Happy Cook, has a recipe that cuts 78% of the calories. Is it any good – meaning does it taste like anything a human wants to eat? I don’t know but […]

Don’t Eat That Cucumber!
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If you’re about to eat a cucumber, perhaps you should re-think that decision – unless you absolutely know where the cuke came from. Like your own backyard. Why? Because according to the Communicable Disease Center there have been 838 cases of salmonella from cucumbers from Mexico. Here are the reported outbreaks so far: Alabama (1) […]

The Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership Gets A Thumbs Down From Food Safety Groups
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If you’re interested in food safety – and who isn’t? – then you should check out this story on opposition to the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership agreement, I recently saw an image of a printed copy of the agreement on a Senator’s desk and it’s several feet – yes, FEET – tall! How can anyone truly understand anything […]

Kirkland Signature Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is A Great Gift For A Cook
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The holiday season is upon us and if you’re looking for cooks gifts, we have a lot of ideas. That’s because a lot of food prep goes on at our house. :-) A high quality product like this Kirkland Signature Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil will always be appreciated by a cook – unless they’re eating a fat […]

Growing Green Onions That Are Organic and Free?
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I eat a ton of salads, and so do my family members, and green onions go on EVERY salad. So I buy at least two bunches every week. They’re not that expensive – usually about $1.25 – $1.50 for two bunches. Still, that’s approximately $75 a year that I could spend on something else. More […]

Lettuce: Pesticide-Free, Non GMO, Local
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This is the kind of produce we should all be promoting and eating. It’s a lettuce mix called “Lettuce Buy Local”. It’s a mix of three lettuces: 1. Romaine 2. Green Lollo 3. Red Lollo Pesticide free: the farm that grows this is local but it’s spreading all over the southeast, according to their website. […]

My Ninja Parsley Plant
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Parsley is supposedly the world’s most popular herb. I planted parsley in a pot last spring, rather than in the ground, and had no expectation that it would survive the winter with its snows (OK, not so much snow this past year), sleet, ice and single digital temps. In the autumn, right before the first […]

Are You Eating GMO Foods Without Knowing It?
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Are you and your family eating GMO – genetically modified – foods? Do you care if you are? Perhaps you should. GMO foods come from seeds and plants that have been altered in a laboratory. There are various reasons for doing this. For instance, rapeseed, the source of canola oil, has been modified so that […]