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Why Become a Vegetarian

For many people, the decision to become a vegetarian is not made lightly. In many homes across America, most meals must include meat in order to be considered complete. Meat is not simply a ingredient but a part of...

Sweet Potatos

Everyone has heard of them, many have tried them, some even love them. The sweet potato is a rare treat for any potato lover as they usually only see their way onto ones plate no more than a couple...

Potatoes – Interesting Trivia and Information

I say POE-TAY-TOE, you say POE-TAH-TOE, and some might even sadly say PAH-TAY-TER.” No matter how you pronounce them there is no sense denying the fact that potatoes are one of the most popular foods out there. Ever since I...

Sweet Potatoes Facts and Fallacies

No holiday meal is complete without stimulating, interesting conversation. So while you serve your guests one form of sweet potato or another, use these facts and fallacies to stimulate their brain! It will be a welcome diversion from the...

Christmas Mashed Potatoes

What? Christmas dinner without mashed potatoes? Do you want a mutiny on your hands? A Christmas without mashed potatoes is similar to Christmas without presents under the tree! Of course, you could cheat and buy the potato flakes and just...

Mashed Potatoes

Although they are a simple and somewhat downplayed side dish, mashed potatoes, or in more technical terms “whipped potatoes” (a form of mashed potatoes) have got to be one of my favourite side dishes; only, of course, when they...

Potato Chips

When you think about a great snack or “treat” that both kids and grown ups adore there has to be two distinct ideas that pop into your head. For those “sweet tooth” members out there it would have to...

Origins of the Potato

Potatoes are one of the most common foods found today. But, do you ever wonder how this came to be. Where do potatoes come from? What is their history? The life of the potato began around 7,000 years ago in...

Keeping Mushroom Fresh

Mushrooms can add some essential textures, tastes, and nutrients to any meal. Without a doubt, mushrooms are one of those staples that should be kept in the house at all times. You never know when you are going to...

Scalloped Potatoes – An Highly Under-rated Potato Dish

One of the most under-rated potato dishes has got to be scalloped potatoes. This tasty potato dish is my second ranked favorite potato dish, right behind mashed (whipped) potatoes. However, they are not a dish that I get to...

Basting a Turkey – Will it Improve the Taste?

There are three different kinds of turkeys most often available to the consumer. There are self-basting turkeys, kosher turkeys, and natural turkeys. Traditionally processed frozen turkey is labeled “basted'” or '“self-basting.'” This means that it has been injected with a solution intended to make it more flavorful and tender....

Is Medium Rare Steak Bad For You

Nowadays, it seems we can't do anything right, or safe. Don't eat this, don't eat that, don't drink this, don't breathe......' If all of the cautions are true, it makes you wonder how the heck the human race manages to survive from year-to-year. But survive, we do, and very...

Is That Leftover Hamburger Safe To Eat?

What could possibly be more American than a hamburger? One of the most beloved foods ever, millions are sold each year in the US, and now, there are many 'burger joints' overseas, as well. Few things in life are more satisfying than a well-made hamburger or cheeseburger, french fries...

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