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How to Help Produce Last Longer

Recently I shared my thoughts with all of you about the wonders of the local market. I love shopping local and fresh, and everything tastes so much better and can often be much cheaper! I was there again today, and I couldn’t help but notice that a few of the fruits looked like life had already taken a toll on them. (I won’t blame the local markets for this…I went

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Best Brunch Recipe Ever

This is a very loaded title; I am well-aware. But if you’re looking for the best brunch meal ever, you’re probably reading the right article. My friend and I recently put something together and it was the fastest, easiest and most delicious brunch item I’ve eaten in a very long time. Maybe ever. Everything before this has now been erased. For peanut allergies, please be warned that there are spoilers

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Fresh is Best: Fruits and Vegetables

There is nothing better than fresh fruits and veggies from your garden. Sadly, I still haven’t mastered the gardening techniques needed here in Phoenix. We are in USDA Zone 9. For those of you who are lucky enough to live in a “normal” zone, zone 9 means desert plants thrive here…you won’t see me growing beautiful tomatoes on my patio. It seems no matter how much I water the plants,

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5 Fruits We Didn’t Know Existed

Apples, bananas, and grapes oh my! When it comes to fruit, you’ve tried it all. Or have you? We went digging for some of the craziest fruits available, and we can bet you haven’t had half of the delightful options on this list! Check out these wild fruits that are cultivated all over the world. You may even start using them in your regular cooking! (In which case, feel free

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3 Ways To Use All Those Holiday Leftovers!

Happy New Year! If you’re like me, a big part of the Holidays here in the Silicon Valley had been throwing parties, going to parties, making food, showing off your new Apple watch, and then eating more food. You probably did a fair amount of going to, as well as hosting, these holiday parties, and as such, you’re dealing with a LOT of leftovers! It doesn’t matter if it’s a

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