The best approach is to estimate as best you can. For instance, in general one cup looks like the size of a baseball. Generally, a small to medium piece of fruit will be equal to a cup. To help estimate, Read More
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Most foods, including fruits, contain some potassium. Click here for fruits and vegetables that are low in potassium.
The following “recipe” significantly reduces the potassium in potatoes but does not eliminate it completely:
- Peel potatoes and slice 1/8 inch thick.
- Place in warm water. Use 10 times as much Read More
I used to enjoy Sunchoke….I can’t find it anywhere. Do you know where it grows and where to find it??Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes) are native to North America and have their peak season in the fall and winter. You might see them sporadically until fall. If you Google “sunchokes” you might find a source in your area.
A serving of raisins is ¼ cup. You can find out how many cups of fruits and vegetables are recommended each day by clicking here.
i was given a karobi looks like a round root vegetable and i don’t have any idea how to cook this thing but always up for challenge. Can any one help?Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
Kohlrabi can be eaten raw or cooked. To eat it raw, wash thoroughly then peel, slice and add to salads, slaws, or vegetable platters. To eat it cooked, you can peel, chop and add it to stir fries, soups or stews; or steam/boil until crisp or soft (your preference). Enjoy!
A good resource for that information is the Economic Research Service of the USDA (www.ers.usda.gov). There is information about annual production and disappearance of different fruits and vegetables.
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