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Grapes

Grapes

From Concord to Emperor, there are so many delicious grape varieties available. Whether tossed in a salad, baked into a dessert, or straight off the vine, these bite-size globes are packed with flavor. Bursting with fiber, vitamin C, and loads of antioxidants, this fruit packs a nutritional punch as big as flavor. Grapes make an […]

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year (the first day of the Jewish High Holy Days) and is also known as the Feast of Trumpets. The holiday , which is also a day of remembrance, is at once solemn and festive. Joy comes not only from trust in God’s compassion, but also the […]

Witch Finger Grapes

Witch Finger Grapes

Picked up these Witch Finger Grapes yesterday. They really are nice a sweet. 

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV The longer winters in New England produced a diet somewhat different from that in Virginia.  Not as many varieties of fruits and vegetables grew as in the South, and emphasis was put on those which would store well or which could be converted to something stable […]

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials Have you ever come home from the market after purchasing fruit to find that you spent money for nothing?  I have plenty of times and it ticks me off every time.  Here are some Fruit Essentials that may help you have more fruit shopping success. Did you know that many plants that are […]

Longan – Dragon Eye

Longan – Dragon Eye

Longan – Dragon Eye Every week my awesome Chinese massage therapist gives me a different Asian fruit to try.  I get all sorts of different fruit that I have never seen before.  My massage therapist, Su, is very proud of her culture and is so happy when I try foods from her culture.  Last week […]

Easter Menu Ideas

Easter Menu Ideas

The greatest feast of the Christian Church takes its name from that of Eastre, The Anglo-Saxon goddess of the dawn.

Why Buy Organic?

Why Buy Organic?

There has been quite a bit of controversy these days about eating organic. Recent studies state that it really doesn’t matter if you eat organic foods or not.