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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...

Is Food Prepared in Teflon Pots and Pans Bad For You

No matter what you talk about these days, especially when it comes to food, somewhere, someone is telling the world that is a health hazard. The Internet is full of, "Aspartame is bad for you,,,", " Splenda is bad for you....", "tomatoes are bad for you...", Coffee is bad...

How To Make A Bean Salad

The first salad was invented by Og, the Neolithic caveman. At some point, he realized that he was a very poor excuse for a hunter, and often brought edible plants back to eat when he came up empty. His other cave-mates took to calling him salad-head, which undoubtedly was...

Great Tasting Pinot Noir

So what is a “great tasting Pinot Noir” really? In my humble opinion it would be a Pinot Noir that I enjoy drinking, has the elements on my palate and nose that I enjoy, and pairs well with food and on its own. Also in my opinion, I believe...

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