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  • ornamental kale
    Vegetables can be decorative and healthy
    A green living trend is moving toward a more self-sustainable living style. As many people decide to reduce their planetary footprint by downsizing or even negating some of it by giving back to the planet, smaller living spaces can mean more...
  • Awesome Superbowl finger foods that are fun to eat
    Awesome Superbowl finger foods that are fun to eat
    When all the chatter you hear around town is Superbowl this and Superbowl that, you know your mind starts to go to "what are we going to eat while watching the big game?" Obviously, it's got to be a spread of awesome finger foods....
  • Year round Farmers Market in the city of Lancaster
    Year round Farmers Market in the city of Lancaster
    Downtown Lancaster which is known as The Blvd., has a year round Farmers Market . Fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, candies, cookies and various dips can be purchased and enjoyed, according to the City of Lancaster every Thursday, on Ehrlich/Elm...
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables are not always the best
    Fresh fruits and vegetables are not always the best
    While most people think fresh fruit and vegetables are always better than frozen, that is not always the case, according to Joy Bauer, nutritionist. She says, "Fresh is not always the best," and she explains why.Contrary to what you...
  • Vegetable exploration
    Vegan, vegetarian, or 'not a red meat', eater ?
    The term Vegan is getting tossed around a lot lately, and usually the person is wearing some leather clothing or shoes, a purse or a belt, and mistakenly misses the 'No animal parts' of being a Vegan; it also applies to Leather, Fur, and...
  • 2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    Did you ever wondered how your local markets find produce, vegetable-based products, and items like nuts, dried fruits, grains, etc. to put on their shelves? The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is a large part of this process. PMA is a trade...
  • Chicken Pot Roast
    Recipes: chicken pot roast
    My granddaughter really enjoys playing games on my Nook whenever she is visiting. Every now and then she has to pay a “toll” before I hand it over to her – she has to scroll through grandparents.com with me to determine if there...
  • A hearty omelet for breakfast or brunch
    A hearty omelet for breakfast or brunch
    Hope you had a very Merry Christmas yesterday and that it was a day full of fun! Here were are the day after and like many who work, this is a day off. It's just the day to rest and relax after a day of hectic activities. And with that comes...
  • Salad
    More important than ever to eat your veggies
    More and more, the experts in better health and weight loss recommend consuming quantities of vegetables. One of the latest to do so is Joan Borysenko. In her new book Plant Plus Diet Solution she says a pound per day is optimal.Joan and her...
  • Green Bean Casserole with Savory Oat Streusel
    Green Bean Casserole with Savory Oat Streusel
    Today’s recipe feature is Green Bean Casserole with Savory Oat Streusel. Fresh mushrooms are the basis for a delicious sauce that’s mixed with green beans. Quaker® Oats, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper and fried onions...
  • Favorite holiday party fare: Five dishes that disappear fast
    Favorite holiday party fare: Five dishes that disappear fast
    The holiday season was here. In addition to buying Christmas gifts for that long list of people in the family there were also the many parties and dinners one attended where a favorite finger food was required. Cheese and crackers, or chips and...
  • Chinese Chicken and Vegetables, cooked OFF the skewer
    Chinese Chicken and Vegetables
    Before we get totally immersed in fall flavors and dishes, let’s add a little variety to what we serve for dinner. This is a wonderfully quick dish with pleasing Chinese flavors, and it can be cooked and presented in two ways. You can skewer...
  • Try a new approach when cooking up peppers and onions
    Try a new approach when cooking up peppers and onions
    Is the way you are making sausage, peppers and onions getting a little boring? Time to spice things up a bit and change the way you create this favorite sandwich. This recipe takes the bitterness out of the peppers and brings a sweet but delicate...
  • Hearty Beef Stew
    Cold weather Beef Stew
    When summer gives way to fall, the days become shorter and colder. The wind whistles and howls from the north. making you yearn for a big bowl of comfort food. Beef stew is an old fashioned meal, that not only fills you up, it warms you on the...
  • FreshPaper: New invention to make fruits and vegetables last four times longer
    FreshPaper: New invention to make fruits and vegetables last four times longer
    Don't you get tired of buying fruits and vegetables and before you can eat them, they have gone bad? Sometimes you buy fruits and vegetable and within a couple of days they have changed colors, spoiled or even rotted in your refrigerator.If...