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I do love vegetables, to me they are the ultimate plant. Many have long histories, they are fascinating to grow and the amount of varieties keeps even the humble carrot interesting, the best bit of it all, you can eat them!
This is a staple in our house, we all love it, Kale.
It’s a meaty veg with a proper bite to it. Tastes wonderful in stews with all sorts of meat, amazing with pasta or just on a plate with butter and cheese grated on the top.
One of the reasons I particularly love it is, well apart from it’s taste is, it looks beautiful. Curly Kale with it’s zig zag edged leaves, it’s adorable – it’s a tough old bird too. Especially the dwarf kind.
She’s not bothered about shade, full sun, soil type as long as the soil isn’t water logged she will grow through it all…
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#AceFood&HealthNews says VIX these are Great have used them for many a year at my brothers allotment first class – Chris – Chef and Florist
I was asked by a company called Suttons Seeds if I would like to try out some of thier new Mirco Greens kits, well how could any keen gardener say no?
They arrived today, gosh there where loads, all sorts of different kits. They appear to have a brilliant range. And Wow, they really did come at the right time too, as I’m am busting at the seams to do some kind of gardening and the fact you can do it all on a warm light window ledge, it’s perfect for frustrated gardeners.
What are micro greens? Basically they are young seedlings that are grown for their first couple of leaves. It says on the boxes these first leaves contain more nutrients and vitamins and are packed with protein, sounds good to me!
Each of the kits contain 3 generous packets of seeds, 3 growing mats, and a handy container…
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#AFN2014 says just love the words and the food #Made4U&I
A few weeks ago someone made my pie. 🙂 She made me really happy. She said she had trouble making the crust, so I decided to make a tutorial. To do that, I made Apple Pie for Valentine’s Day. (I also made Strawberry Tarts, Apple Strudel, and Raw Apple Pies — more on those later.)
So, my tutorial is ready. Check out the result.
#AFN says `Another lovely recipe and display’ #shivaaydelights
Going back 10 years, it was a Saturday and I was at work. It was a busy day and made even more busier by the delivery people that were dotting in and out bringing big, luxurious Valentine gifts for the girls at work. Everytime one walked in I would hold my breath in anticipation…had my boyfriend of 5 months sent me a Valentine’s surprise?! No! 😦
I had told my parents if anything arrived for me at home, then please call me. I didn’t get a phone call either. So the day ended and I slowly made my way home! I walked into our lounge upset only to find a incredibly massive bunch of roses with these unique feathered leaves adorning the corner of the room!
He had remembered and it meant so much especially as my boyfriend was working in New Zealand at the time. We didn’t get a…
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2014 exists in an era when technology allows us to instantaneously access vast amounts of information; however, this advancement has apparently caused our intellect to dwindle, resulting in a population of people unable to think analytically.
A recent study conducted by Dr. lyad Rahwan, an honorary at the University of Edinburgh, revealed frequenters of social network sites like Twitter andFacebook, have difficulty thinking critically and independently.
Dr. Rahwan’s study consisted of a group of 20 individuals whom he asked three trick questions repeatedly.
“For example they were told that a bat and ball cost 1.10 [British pounds (GBP)] in total and that the bat cost 1 [GBP] more than the ball, and then they were asked to work out how much the ball costs,” reported the Daily Mail.
“The intuitive answer is 10p but the correct answer is actually 5p.”
The test subjects stuck to their original…
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Today, we’re happy to announce the release of his cookbook of the same name, The Domestic Man, which pairs recipes with short histories of dishes — and mouth-watering full-page photographs. The cookbook is for both novice and experienced chefs, Paleo eaters looking beyond the traditional Paleo diet, and people who want to test out the Paleo way.
We chatted with Russ about the blog-to-book process — and his food photography tips, too.
Tell us how your blog was born.
My wife and I moved into a house of our own in 2008. Having spent the past ten years living with roommates or relatives…
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CHICAGO (CBSMIAMI/AP) ? Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.
Though even most preschoolers consume some caffeine-containing products, their average was the amount found in half a can of soda, and overall caffeine intake declined in children up to age 11 during the decade.
The analysis is the first to examine recent national trends in caffeine intake among children and young adults and comes amid a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-containing foods and drinks, especially for children and teens.
In an online announcement about the investigation, the FDA notes that caffeine is found in a variety of foods, gum and even some jelly beans and marshmallows.
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