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Monday, November 21st, 2016

During the cooler weather, especially with the holidays, bread is frequently served at meals.  Think serving a hearty soup or stew and then having some fresh rolls or bread on the side–it’s my idea of the  Read More

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Thursday, November 17th, 2016

 

Q. Is there any source for discerning how badly vegetables, cooking oils and cereals are contaminated with glyphosates? The more I read, the more reluctant I am to feed my great grandchildren the  Read More

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

 

Q. How can I order The Fruits and Veggies Guide to Good T.A.S.T.E….for kids! brochures?Thanks

 

A. Thank you for your interest in our educational  Read More

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Monday, November 14th, 2016

Certain fruit and veggies are particularly popular at various times of year.  Cranberries are associated with the holidays, so you’ll see them popping up in your produce section by the end of October  Read More

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Monday, November 7th, 2016

Yesterday was National Nacho Day, yes you heard right–a special day set aside for nachos.  Sounds silly, but it’s okay with me because nachos are one of my all-time favorite snacks.  The only  Read More

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

 

Q. How to get persimmons bought in grocery store to get soft and ready to eat.

 

A. Persimmons will ripen and soften at room temperature or by wrapping the fruit in paper or a paper bag will  Read More

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