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The Goodness of Grapes

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The grape is one of the oldest fruits to be cultivated going back as far as biblical times. Spanish explorers introduced the fruit to America approximately 300 years ago. Some of the most popular ways in which the fruit is used, is eaten fresh, in preserves or canned in jellies,... more

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Planning Your Menus

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Planning meals are important, especially now that Christmas is just around the corner. When you plan your menus, try to remember what makes up well balanced meals and think about providing enjoyable meals without a lot of effort. If you are planning a menu for guests, your first consideration might... more

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Recipes Are Lessons, Too!

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Recipes are wonderful tools for teaching the basic techniques of cooking. Each one is a mini-lesson of it’s own, and many of them are interchangeable for a variety of ingredients. Since necessity is often called the mother of invention (making lack of proper ingredients the father of invention), it’s easy... more

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All About Eggplants

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Many people would agree that eggplant, with its elegant pear shape and glossy purple skin, is one of the most attractive vegetables. In fact, until this century, Americans valued it more as an ornament or table decoration than as a food. Eggplant is not high in any single vitamin or... more

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Coffee Q and A

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You might think you already know a lot about this dark brew, but there are still a lot of surprising info you need to know to better enjoy this beverage. Here are a few: When and where was coffee discovered? Nobody really knows. Although tradition has it that a goatherd... more

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Tea Facts

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Much like coffee, tea has had quite an interesting history and reputation as a beverage. Here are some surprising facts about this beverage that could actually give coffee a run for its “hard-brewed” money. Origins. Legend has it that the mythological Chinese Emperor Shen Nung was the first person to... more

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Tomatoes & Potatoes… Don’t Make

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Did you know that tomatoes don’t like being in close quarters with potatoes and carrots? What most homemakers don’t know is that it’s not enough to simply place your favorite produce inside the fridge to keep it fresh. Some fruits and vegetables should not be placed side-by-side. When you thoughtlessly... more

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Enjoy Your Wine — To The Max!

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A glass of crisp refreshing wine — this exquisite drink evokes profound feelings and utmost pleasure especially when relished with loved ones. Wine, savored with openness and sensitivity, can turn the simplest occasions into a grand celebration of life. The best way to appreciate wine is to involve the senses.... more

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Street Food, Anyone?

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They’re tasty, inexpensive and convenient. Indeed, street food has gained in popularity through the years because they are not only readily available, but may actually even be economically practical in these uncertain times. However, despite their sometimes positive attributes, the type of food may actually be the cause of diseases... more

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Brewed Facts

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Aside from its cuisine, Italy is also known for its very good coffee. Not that Italy grows its own beans. It’s just that the Italians have had a long history of roasting these golden beans into perfection. Anyway, you can try Italian coffee right in the Philippines by simply going... more

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