Tag Archives: Fill Your Plate

Just in Time for Spring, Gardening Calendar

Spring, the season of hope! After all, what is a garden about if not hope for the future?   For many Americans, it is also a season of such delight that it has inspired a wealth of adages, aphorisms, and … Continue reading

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29 Arizona Farmers and Ranchers revealed why they are Arizona Farm Bureau Members…

By Julie Murphree and Justen Ollendick, Arizona Farm Bureau: I know why I’m a member of Arizona Farm Bureau: the organization supports our state’s farmers, ranchers and dairy farmers. And, if you’re reading this and you’re a member, you know … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts about Vegetable Soup

What is it about the smell of simmering vegetable soup that soothes body and soul?  Is it the fact that the vegetables represent the harvest of sweet, tangy, sometimes pungent crops ripened in good soil and the abundant sunlight of … Continue reading

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All about Tortilla Chips

It wouldn’t be game day without them, in the opinion of most millennials, but the fact is that tortilla chips haven’t always been an American food staple. These variously shaped and flavored dipping chips first appeared around 1900, in southern … Continue reading

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Arizona Food Favorites, the Burrito

There are many legends about the origin of the burrito. My favorite suggests that the wrapped sandwich, traditionally of seasoned meat and beans, came from Mexico with miners who hoped to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush of … Continue reading

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