Tag Archive 'fruits'

Apr 07 2009

Pistachio Nut Recall – Find a Resource for Safe Pistachios

Published by under Food News,Reviews

Pistachio Product Recalls: Salmonella This announcement ahs been plastered accross the US and in some cases the Southern Pacific, there is a documented alert for Salmonella poisining from some pistachios products. This alert should not stop you enjoying Pistachios

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Sep 06 2008

Eclectic Kitchen™: Gourmet Meal without the Gourmet Fuss

        Love gourmet food but don’t have time to fuss with the gourmet process? I hear ya! I am so tired sometimes I almost, that is almost, feel too tired to eat – let alone prepare a gourmet meal. I certainly don’t think eating fast food or a bowl of cereal is […]

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Aug 17 2008

Good News Chocolate!

Published by under chocolate,Food News,Recipes

Chocolate originally a native of South America was first domesticated during the Mayan and Aztec civilizations. Today chocolate is enjoyed by people the world over, with some 2.5 billion pounds of chocolate consumed in the US alone each and every year. That amounts to almost 11lbs/ person.

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Aug 16 2008

How to Become a Tea Snob and Irritate Your Tea Bag Using Friends

Published by under Beverages,Tea

it’s easy to educate yourself about tea, and then it’s a short step to full-fledged tea snob. People do it with wine, why not tea? Tea is experiencing a revival in the west, but it has been a popular beverage world-wide for thousands of years. Most of the tea we drink in the western hemisphere […]

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Aug 15 2008

Healthy alternatives to french fries in kids meals

Although I may not always eat right, I try to make sure my children are getting nutritious meals.  Restaurants are getting more involved in healthy choices for your children, but what they are providing aren’t always kid friendly options.

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Aug 15 2008

Gorgeous Summer Cakes

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While I was walking along Bleecker St earlier this week (not today, obviously, since it was raining like crazy, and I would be a fool to be out in that), I passed a bakery that had the most delicious looking cakes in the window – including the above cake, decorated to look like a sunflower.

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Aug 14 2008

Hot Off the Grill – Our Top 5 Grilling Choices

Published by under grilling

  You are talking to a gal raised on the west coast and transplanted to the midwest. Besides missing the abundance of fresh produce, fruits, and fish, not being able to grill year-round was painful. Yes, you can grill in the winter in Minnesota after you put on layers of clothing, shovel the deck, and […]

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Aug 13 2008

Back to school food

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Yesterday I reviewed some Smiley fries from McCain Foods Limited. They are the leading provider of frozen foods to public school. You can read my review here, if you are interested. I’ve been thinking a lot about school lunches and how to NOT feed out children fatty, sugary, low nutritious food every single day. I […]

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