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Using Your Cooking Skills To Teach Others About Good Nutrition

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The more you know the easier learning something new becomes. That also applies to cooking. Yes, anybody can acquire cooking skills. When you know and understand the basics of cooking, that leads to preparing good nutritious meals, something you can’t find at a sit down, or drive through restaurant. Some individuals have taken their knowledge
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Choosing the Right Honeydew Melon

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Honeydew is another summer favorite fruit. If you missed the prior articles about the watermelon and cantaloupe you can read about them here: Articles on Melons. It’s so disappointing when you get a melon that just doesn’t taste good. It may not be sweet enough or not ripe enough. It just makes the whole melon
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Interesting Facts about Watermelons

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The past week we have been considering this summers fruits, how to enjoy them, and how to pick a ripe one for eating. If you missed those articles here is each one you can link too:  Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons , How to Choose a ripe Cantaloupe , and How to choose and
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How to Choose and Store Watermelon

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With the onset of summer we start to think about summer fruits, like watermelon. This is always a favorite treat in the summer because of how refreshing and light it is. But, nothing is worse though than biting into a watermelon that has gone bad or just wasn’t ripe enough to begin with. So you
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How to Choose a Ripe Cantaloupe

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  We posted an article awhile back about enjoying melons on hot summer days (Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons). I spoke with a few local  Farmer’s Market venders and asked them about how to chose melons that are ripe and ready to eat, and here is the jest of what they
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Tastes of Mexico with Pico de Gallo and Flour Tortillas

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Pico de Gallo is a typical chunky salsa of Mexican cuisine. When pico de gallo is served at a Mexican dinner table, it is usually accompanied with guacamole and sour cream. And is mostly served with quesadillas, tacos, and nachos. Pico de Gallo contains less liquid as compared to other salsas while retaining the same
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Wonderful Beverages From Mexico

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Splendid Recipes and More (SRandM) present’s another post with Norma our guest blog speaker on the Tastes of Mexico. If you missed the last three conversations with Norma link here and scroll to Speaker Norma spoke May. 4-8, 2014 on the Tastes of Mexico. Today Norma is going to present some great beverages from Mexico.
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Mexican vs. Tex-Mex: What is the Difference?

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  Today we have a guest blog speaker who is a native Mexican who will speak to us on the Tastes of Mexico.  Our guest speaker is Norma and the owner of Splendid Recipes and More (SRandM) is interviewing her. SRandM: So how are you Norma? Norma: Fine thank you. I just want to say
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Tastes of Mexico

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What do you know about Mexico? Will did you know there are over 50 native tongues spoken today in rural locations. Spanish is the national language of Mexico. Mexico is also the most populated Spanish-speaking country in the world. What do you know about the avocado, tomatoes, and chocolate? Descendants of the Aztecs speak a
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Planning a Productive and Practical Potager

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  This is the sixth post on Vegetable Gardening with guest speaker Judith Sorg. If you missed the first five posts please link here to read. Now for – Planning a Productive and Practical Potager – with Judith Sorg. A well-planned potager, or kitchen garden, can be a beautiful and enticing way to incorporate more fresh fruits, vegetables
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