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22 March, 2016

Roasted Sweet Potatoes And Figs

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The number on producer of sweet potatoes in the United States alone, is the state of North Carolina, planting and harvesting more than 40% of the national supply. The website for the sweet potato industry, North Carolina Sweet Potatoes say that the list of sweet potato varieties changes rapidly and new varieties are released almost annually. The most
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15 March, 2016

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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9 February, 2016

Pork – That’s What’s For Breakfast Lunch And Dinner

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The Washington Post wrote an article in October of 2014 about the Tudor Place that housed 6 generations from 1816 to 1983. Tudor Place became one of the first 70 U.S. properties designated a “National Historic Landmark” in 1960, when the designation was created. Tudor Place in Georgetown Heights (Washington D.C.) was built by Martha
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26 January, 2016

Prosciutto Cotto & Lentils

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Prosciutto cotto literally means “cooked ham.” It’s a popular cold cut in Italy, that is brined pork hindquarter that has been slowly cooked with its skin on to retain moisture. Prosciutto cotto usually contains less salt than cooked American ham which makes prosciutto a good recipe substitute. Lentils have 18 grams of protein per serving,
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19 January, 2016

Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup

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When the suns behind the winter clouds and not able to warm your skin, the next best thing is Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup. The cannellini beans or white beans are also known as white Italian kidney beans. The skin of the white kidney beans are much thinner and more delicate than their red cousins. White beans
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13 November, 2015

South Of The Border Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Campbell’s soup says it right with their canned “Homestyle Mexican-Style Chicken Tortilla Soup.” They describe the soup as packed with ingredients found in kitchens south of the border. After they describe the ingredients in their soup, they say, “let your taste buds transport to the comforts of the southwest with each delicious spoonful.” Though this
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11 November, 2015

Natural Cleaners For Healthy Household Cleaning

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Plant based products not only help keep us healthy, but they also can do the same for our environment. Using essential oils and other plant based products to clean your home, not only makes it healthier, but can keep you healthy as well. Using oils derived from plants and flowers, mixed with some other food products
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17 February, 2015

Preparing a Natural All Organic Meal

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Many recipes humans have prepared for generations, have withstood the test of time, and not simple because the ingredients taste good together, but are enjoyed because they are more nutritious together than they are on their own. Many who know basics of cooking have learned the spices and herbs that go well with certain foods
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4 February, 2015

Pickled Mini Sweet Peppers

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February is National Canning Month in the United States. Why, you may ask in the middle of winter? I am not really sure why. It would seem that the mid summer months  on in to October would seem more appropriate, when most summer fruit and vegetables are at there peak and are being harvested. To
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15 September, 2014

Spicy Raspberry Chicken Wings

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It’s said that in 1964, downtown Buffalo’s Anchor Bar is where Buffalo wings were first created by Teressa Bellissimo, who owned the bar along with her husband Frank. Image Credit: Spicy Food Joke/grinningplanet.com A Buffalo wing in American cuisine is a chicken wing section that is generally deep-fried, unbreaded, and coated in vinegar-based cayenne pepper
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