If your repertoire for cantaloupe is limited to slicing and eating on a plate consider the following: Cantaloupe Based Organic Fruit Salad (made with Cantaloupe, Strawberries, Pineapple, Blueberries and Banana) Cantaloupe Ice Pops (made with Cantaloupe, water, sugar and mint leaves) Cantaloupe Martini (made with pureed cantaloupe, water, sugar & lime mixed with Vodka & Midori) Not only are there many foods we haven’t tried but many different ways to serve the foods we now love. Go ahead, be fearless. Laugh at your mistakes and delight in your successes.
We went out and purchased two Granny Smith Apples. One organic and the other conventional. The fist thing we noticed was the price difference, a whopping 30%. Yeah.. but when you’re talking about an apple this amounted to about twelve cents. No big deal. Anyway, we ran a taste test and here’s what we found.
OK, I’ll be the first to admit that this is too simple to be called a “Recipe”, but heck I have to call it something. Anyway these will be posted in the recipe section along with the old school written versions. Enjoy!
It’s hard to believe the amount of resistance and the number of fresh pineapple virgins there are out there. .. The last recipe called for fresh pineapple and it was if I was asking people to become Julia Child or something. So basically for all those who’ll never admit they’ve never prep’d one, here you go short and simple: Using a long blade knife cut the end off Cut a slice (outer rind and all) Using a paring knife go round the slice and remove the rind Lay the slice on a cutting surface and with [...click to contimue reading...]
Research conducted at the University of Toronto seems to indicate that combining several cholesterol reducing foods can significantly lower your levels…possibly to the point of eliminating the need for cholesterol medications.
Like anything else, there’s more than meets the eye with regards to potatoes. When you visit your organic supermarket and see Yukon Potatoes in one bin and Russet Potatoes in another are you confused as to your best selection for what you are going to cook? Well, here are some basic facts on the world of Organic Potatoes.
If you’ve ever done any cabinetmaking you know that a good coat of shellac can really protect and beautify the wood. But did you know that the same stuff can also “beautify and protect” your food as well? Protect it from what…drying out, size reduction..the sort of things that keep it looking good even though it’s getting quite old. Now you might think I’m kidding. Well I’m not. And guess who has eaten shellac in the past? I have and you have as well, although we didn’t realize it at the time. When? When we thought we were eating healthy….Huh…. [...click to contimue reading...]