Red, White, and Blueberry Salad

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Looking for a delicious fruit salad that won’t cost much time or money to make? This one is Red, White, and Blue and perfect for a summer BBQ or the Fourth of July. Here’s all you need: 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3 cups fresh blueberries 1 […]

Making Gourmet Popcorn is a Lot Easier Than You Think

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As far as whole-grain snacks go, you can’t beat freshly popped popcorn.  But I’m not talking about chemical-drenched “buttery” microwave popcorn – I’m talking about organic plain popcorn you pop yourself and flavor any which way you’d like.  You can stick with the classic butter approach, or you can go with whatever’s on your mind […]

A Jar Of Mayonnaise Ain’t Got Nothing On A Ripe Avocado

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Sometimes the condiment makes the sandwich, other times the condiment is a well-behaved backdrop to the sandwich.  Either way, you might as well go for a condiment with potential (i.e., not supermarket mayonnaise, which is at best made with low-quality oil and at worst made with a slew of unpronounceable chemicals). One of the easiest […]

The Mystery Of Coca-Cola’s Recipe Revealed?

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Has an ancient soft-drink mystery finally been solved? Public radio show “This American Life” has sent Coke fiends into a tizzy by announcing that it has uncovered the cola’s top-secret ingredient, “Merchandise 7X.” Merchandise 7X may not sound terribly appetizing, but it’s long been known to be the secret ingredient. What we didn’t know was what […]