Category Food & Drink

3 Foods You Can Rub All Over

Why just eat food when you can rub it all over yourself? Here are 3 foods you can get up close and personal with. Chilli Peppers Feeling a little hot and bothered? Well, you can feel a little less bothered because we’ve just discovered that chilli peppers can be used as pain relievers. Capsaicin, the stuff that makes peppers hot, when applied topically to a sore area, such as the

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It’s not all Apples, you know! 4 Uncommon Fruits

  Last week I talked about insects as snacks, and I know, that was gross. Totally unnecessary and I apologize, really.  I’m going to try to absolve myself by continuing on the snack theme, but I’m going to talk about fruit.  Not the everyday fruit you may enjoy at the farmers market, or in a fruit salad, but the uncommon fruit that you normally don’t find in the supermarket.  I

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Is that a Cricket in your pocket?!

There’s a thing happening, where a startup wants to use ground up crickets to make cricket flour, and then to make snack bars, and they totally think you should eat these things.  But why not? Apparently, we eat ground up bug bits in our processed food every single day and haven’t died from it.   In Denver, they tried to get people to nosh on crickets and locusts by making them

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Flower Power! The Year of the Cauliflower Begins

Move over, kale! There’s a new sheriff in town! And just like kale, it’s a mystery as to when exactly this ingredient started becoming widely accepted as delicious… but we like it! Prepare to be amazed; this bland, boring cruciferous vegetable has been waiting many years to finally make a better name for itself. That’s right…it’s the Cauliflower! Cauliflower was widely popular in Europe in the 1500’s, but it didn’t

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What a Crock!

Crockpot. What a crockpot! I totally love my crockpot lately, mostly because of how easy it is to make a seriously spectacular home cooked meal.  Look, we here in the Bay Area work – a LOT. It’s not uncommon for an exciting project, or a deadline, or any kind of Silicon Valley shenanigans, to keep us at the workplace long into the evening. When I finally walk through the front

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