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Monday, December 5th, 2016

In the cooler weather months, you’ll notice recipes using leeks more frequently.  Part of the reason is they are in season during this time and can be found with ease in your supermarket’s produce  Read More

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Monday, November 28th, 2016


Q. Where could I get an actual yam (some 7 feet long!!!) It seems to me that the grocery stores in Boise may be confused in what is a sweet potato and what is a yam.


A.  Sweet potatoes  Read More

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Monday, November 28th, 2016

Salads can be a healthy part of your meal and when you include a protein like chicken or fish, can be made into an entrée.  One big mistake many folks make is by drowning their healthy salad with  Read More

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Saturday, November 26th, 2016


Q. Can you freeze cooking pursimmis


A. Yes, you can freeze persimmons. Our produce man, Michael Marks, will show you how to freeze a persimmon to enjoy as a special treat.



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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016


Q. Are persimmons supposed to be peeled?


A. For best results, peel a persimmon before eating.   Persimmons can be enjoyed multiple ways.  Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Persimmons.



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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016


Q. My daughter is working on a project for school about nutrition and I would like to find someone who could assist her. Do you know who could possible help her.? Please let me  Read More

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The Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka, a mother of two and a registered dietitian, shares years of experience in getting people to eat more fruits and veggies.
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