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Celebrating National Oyster Day – August 5 & Oyster Festivals All Year Round!

It’s reputed that Casanova, that infamous 18th-century cad, started his day with a breakfast of 50 oysters. Whether he ate them for their aphrodisiac properties or simply because he had a penchant for the briny bivalve mollusks we’ll never know. What we do know is, aphrodisiac or not, oysters have been enjoyed by humans since …

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National Iced Tea Day – Celebrated Annually on June 10 

National Iced Tea Day – Celebrated Annually on June 10 AMERICANS TASTED THEIR FIRST SIP OF THIS COOLING BEVERAGE AS EARLY AS THE 19TH CENTURY. SINCE THEN, THE COUNTRY’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH ICED TEA HAS ONLY GROWN This iconic hot-weather drink that makes you want to lazily drawl your vowel sounds as you leisurely rock back-and-forth …

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Celebrating Pasta ! National Pasta Day October 17 and World Pasta Day October 25

National Pasta Day, October 17 Pasta is one of the world’s most favorite foods!  Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini – there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It’s delicious, it’s nutritious, it’s versatile.  It can be enjoyed as a main course, or as a side dish.  Top it with your favorite sauce and  Mangiamo – let’s eat! …

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LIQUID VOLUME MEASUREMENT CONVERSION CHART

I’m aware that different types of liquid measurements are used in the United States and throughout the world so Knowing the exact capacity of cups is essential for any kitchen when making recipes. Since I have been getting a lot of questions on how to convert the measuring cup I use (the US standard Cup) …

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LIQUID VOLUME MEASUREMENT CONVERSION CHART

I’m aware that different types of liquid measurements are used in the United States and throughout the world so Knowing the exact capacity of cups is essential for any kitchen when making recipes. Since I have been getting a lot of questions on how to convert the measuring cup I use (the US standard Cup) …

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Seafood Preferences Across State Lines

It’s no secret that geographic nearness to the ocean will always spell a greater chance for the surf-n-turf suppers of anyone’s dreams. However, due to the popularity and newfound availability of frozen seafood, you certainly don’t have to live by the sea to enjoy nutritious, easy-prep dishes featuring shrimp, crab, Salmon, and even lobster. Curious …

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How to Cook Broccoli (And Keep The Nutrients!)

  Broccoli is a valuable part of a healthy diet. Cook it right, and you can turn an ordinary dinner into a flavorful masterpiece.  Cook it wrong, and you end up with soggy green mush that tastes about as good as it looks.   How you cook broccoli doesn’t just affect the taste and texture, it …

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