Tag Archives: South America

Get Passionate about Pineapple!!

When you think of pineapple, you probably think of somewhere tropical like Hawaii, not the dry desert climate of Arizona. But our climate is almost ideal for October’s sweet, juicy fruit of the month. The sunny color and summertime taste … Continue reading

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Get to Know these Neglected Grains

When was the last time you had some buckwheat bread?  How about a millet muffin or a quinoa cupcake?  In all likelihood, the answer to all of these is never.  In fact, if you are like most Americans, you may … Continue reading

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Latin American Flavors Spicing Up Food

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2013 issue of Foodie News, brought to you by the Public Relations Department of the American Farm Bureau Federation. While the regular celebrity chef lineup was present at the recent South Beach Food & … Continue reading

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All About Avocados

Avocados can liven up almost every one of your family favorites including salads, sandwiches, side dishes, and entrees.

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Let’s Talk Tomatoes

Tomatoes may be the most complex vegetable in our refrigerator. For starters, they aren’t really a vegetable at all, at least botanically. But as members of the nightshade family, they are considered vegetables for cooking purposes and in the eyes of the law.

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