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Secrets of the Potato

Let’s face it; the potato has long since made its debut into the world. Remember hearing about the Irish Potato Famine. The Irish were so dependent upon the potato that many starved to death because potato crops became infested with a fungus. This is a picture of the Irish Potato […]

cabbage

Your Only Guide to my Secret Cabbage Recipe

About cabbage Mark Twain once said,  “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” Things have changed since Mr. Twain walked this earth. Cabbage is finally trending. I have been cheering it on. For a while, I felt sorry for our vegetable friend. Except for St. Patty’s Day, it […]

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7 Offbeat Facts You Never Knew About Eggplant

The very first person who looked at an eggplant must have scratched his head and said, “What is this?” It is rather odd-looking but offers amazing health benefits. There are many peculiar facts about it, and I find its peculiarities fascinating. Are you wondering how the eggplant got its name? […]

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9 Essential Lessons I Learned from Cooking

The purpose of cooking is not only to produce food to eat for ourselves and those we love. Many lessons can be learned from cooking up a meal. Let’s face it, food is a necessity, and we have to get it from somewhere, and there are only so many choices. […]

Don’t Just Sit There: Start Making Stuffed Peppers

Did you know that peppers are technically a fruit? Most varieties are and the varieties are endless. Pepper Sandwiches What did you bring for lunch when you went to school as a child? Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, fluffernutters, bologna sandwiches; ham sandwiches with cheese? Not this kid! Picture a […]

Fall in Love with Italian Meatballs

Meatballs are a basic food in an Italian-American household. Accompanied by pasta and tomato sauce, you have a meal fit for a king.  Travel to Italy and order spaghetti and meatballs. Oh no, it is not on the menu! Can you imagine? Why? The scrumptious dish did not stem from […]

cabbage

Your Only Guide to my Secret Cabbage Recipe

About cabbage Mark Twain once said,  “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” Things have changed since Mr. Twain walked this earth. Cabbage is finally trending. I have been cheering it on. For a while, I felt sorry for our vegetable friend. Except for St. Patty’s Day, it […]

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Paleo Diet: Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

The Paleo diet fascinates me because of its origins. “Eat like a caveman” is the mantra of the proponents. What does this entail? I don’t know; I wasn’t there, but if I were, I would be healthier according to Paleo diet enthusiasts. The Paleolithic Era Stone Age man lived approximately […]