Sprouted Wheat

To rotate your grain, it’s important to understand what type or types of grain you have. Hard wheat contains the most protein, so they work well as protein substitutes in recipes. Hard Red Wheat is commonly used for cereals such as cracked wheat and hearty bread. Hard White Wheat produces…

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Mood Boosting Foods

When it comes to setting a valentine evening table, don’t skimp on the fundamentals. Flowers and candlelight aren’t just loved cliches. They’re sexy and alive, which is the kind of mood you want to create. The flower arrangement should be simple and low, so it doesn’t obscure your view of…

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Easy Party Food

WE almost always cook too much when we entertain. And I’m quite certain that I’m not alone. It must be an Asian thing – the thought of running out of food when you have guests under your roof is something too horrible to contemplate and we probably cook twice as…

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Edible Wild Mushrooms

If you like average mushrooms, you’ll love their gourmet counterparts–they’re variously meaty, woodsy, fruity, crunchy, or earthy, and they’re all positively succulent. Portobellos, shiitakes, morels, and the near-holy truffle are popping up in restaurants, and gourmet markets like–well, like mushrooms after rain. We’ll introduce you to some of the monarchs…

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