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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...

Espresso Makers – Buying a Pump or Steam Maker

Any die-hard espresso fanatic knows how expensive the habit can be, especially when an espresso drink made at a popular chain will set you back nearly four dollars each day – that’s $120.00 per month! While ordering an espresso drink on the go affords a level of convenience, there...

Avocado – High Content of Heart-healthy Monounsaturated Fat

The avocado enjoys a racy past belied by its seemingly innocent and rather chubby appearance. Considered a fertility food as well as an aphrodisiac in its earlier days, the avocado was considered too improper to be enjoyed by image-concerned consumers until producers launched a massive campaign to change public...

Feeding a Family of Vegetarians

Many assume that the vegetarian diet is limited to pasta and salads. To the contrary, vegetarian diets are rich and varied, utilizing a wide range of grains, legumes, fruits and vegetables. In addition, there are many meat-substitute products available in grocery stores that allow vegetarians to eat many of...