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12 Easy Steps to Homemade Soup

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The really great thing is that soup can be so easy to make. Follow a few basic steps, and you can make hundreds of different kinds of soup.

Posted in Cooking, Fresh Food, Ingredients

Storing Summer Squash

how to store summer squash

Posted in Food Storage, Fresh Food

Storing Winter Squash and Pumpkins

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Storing Winter Squash and Pumpkins Before storing winter squash and pumpkins, wipe the shell clean with a damp cloth. Winter squash likes to be stored under cool (but not cold), dry conditions. For best results, try to store squash and

Posted in Food Storage, Fresh Food

Beets Me

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Lettuce rest, I’m feeling beet. – Shel Silverstein What are Beets? Beets, a common garden vegetable, originally grown only for their leaves, have been cultivated for thousands of years.   Now, both the leaves and the beet roots are eaten.

Posted in Cooking, Fresh Food, Nutrition

Listeria in Cantaloupe

Listeria in Cantaloupe Today, the news is all about cantaloupe contaminated with listeria. Update: Since this post was originally made, there have been several news reports.  Here are links to just a few: US Listeria cases likely to rise through

Posted in Fresh Food

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