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If you love pie, cookies or other sweet treats check out the following articles about some of your favorite desserts

Chocolate Trivia – Statistics and Interesting Information

How much does one really know about chocolate? We like to eat it – but what else do we know? Fittingly, chocolate has a very rich and romantic past. Once a prized possession of Native American tribes, the cacao...

History of Chocolate – Trivia and Information

Chocolate is made from beans of the cacao tree which is indigenous to the rainforests of the Americas. First cultivated by the Maya and Aztec, the cacao tree was discovered over 2,000 years ago, and the cacao beans were...

Fresh Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Each year, millions of pumpkins are sold every October, mostly to carve into Jack O Lanterns. After Halloween, 100s of tons of pumpkins go into the trash. This is a tragedy of epic proportions. Next year, instead of consigning...

Sports Drinks – Are they Necessary

Everyone’s seen them and many of us have tasted them or consume them on a regular basis. They’re those neon-colored drinks that line the refrigerator cases at the local corner grocery or the shelves of the juice section of the supermarket…otherwise known as sports drinks. These days, sports drinks are...

Organic Milk – Health Benefits are Highly Debated

Organic milk is seeing a huge rise in revenue as more consumers are willing to spend money on products that they feel are healthier and safer for their families. An industry currently under scrutiny for inconsistent practices among organic sellers, organic milk farmers are benefiting from a rise in...

Thyme – Rich in Flavanoids, Saponins and other Antioxidants

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris), a member of the expansive mint family, is a widely cultivated herb associated with Mediterranean and European cuisine. It is indigenous to the Mediterranean but is also found in Southern Europe and parts of Asia. Characteristics Traditional garden thyme is a small perennial herb roughly six to twelve...