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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...

How to Make Potato Salad – 3 Tastey Recipes

It has often been said that without potato salad, barbecue would not be possible. While this may be a bit of an exaggeration, it would be unusual to go to a picnic, or pot-luck gathering without finding at least...

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...

Storing of Potatoes – Keep them at 45-50 degrees F

Have you ever forgotten about a bag of potatoes that you brought home from the grocery store to your cupboard months before? Well, if you have I am sure you would have remembered at least one of the two...

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...

French Fries – Small Cuts of Potato Heaven

Ah yes, delicious French Fries, I do not think you will find too many people who do not love this delectable treat. Sprinkled with salt, dunked in ketchup, covered with gravy, dipped in sweet and sour sauce or soaked...

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...

Must Have Vegetarian Cookbooks

Many vegetarians love to collect cookbooks. Maybe it's because so many vegetarians are converts--meat eaters at one time, they have made the transition to a meat-free diet with the help of experimentation and cookbooks. Over time you will likely build...

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...