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How Old are Apples?

I’m not talking about the apple you just bought at the grocery store that could in fact be up to a year old. A year old. Nope. I’m talking about how long apples have been in existence. We’re getting existential here. Proof of apple cultivation has been found in archeological sites from Switzerland and Austria …

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Za’atar Memes for your Entermemement

Lately I’ve been obsessed with za’atar, a spice I’ve had in my cabinet far too long. It’s like my own mini ‘pumpkin spice’ season except with za’atar. I’ve used it in the Not-So-Dinty Moore recipe posted the other day. I’m also having a giveaway for two jars to two lucky people. Go throw your name …

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New Sushi Ingredients?!

That moment when you’re scouring the menu for the three maybe four if you are lucky, vegetable sushi rolls. We recently ordered takeout from Tokyo Seoul here in Pullman and I was having one of those moments when I looked at their menu. My eyes didn’t immediately spot the standard avocado, mixed vegetable, or cucumber rolls …

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How to Read a Banana

Oh bananas, how I love thee. You are my ultimate fast food. If you are ripe and ready, I grab a few several of you for a meal. You make smoothies creamy and add fiber, vitamins, and protein to their bulk. You’re delicious dehydrated and make wonderful banana bread and even cookies. I used to …

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Watermelon Radish

Watermelon radish IS a thing! An heirloom Chinese daikon radish thing to be exact. The co-op had cross-sections of these and as you can see they were stunning! We grabbed one and then a week later grabbed a few more. We’ve eaten them raw, roasted, and one is currently in a small pot of ‘kimchi’ …

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The Cost Savings of Homemade Vanilla Extract

Making your own vanilla extract?? Did you know you could or even think about the fact that you could? I didn’t until yesterday when Sayward Rebhal from Bonzai Aphrodite, posted one of the BEST ideas for a homemade gift – ever. Check out her post and instructions here. Funny story – just 2 days ago I used …

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