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Tips for Planning a Fabulous Family Vacation on a Budget

The kids are settled in to school but the craziness that can be the holiday season hasn’t yet started which means this is the perfect time to start planning next year’s family vacation. You might be thinking that October is … Continue reading

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30 Things to Do with Tomatillos

Found in many Mexican dishes, tomatillos are also the main ingredient in most of the green sauces associated with Mexican and Central American cuisine.  Although they feature heavily in green sauce recipes, these small members of the nightshade family grow … Continue reading

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30 Ways to Use Avocados

Arizonans love avocados!  Maybe this is why they feature so prominently in southwestern cuisine.  Also called an alligator pear, the avocado belongs to the same botanical family as cinnamon and bay laurel.  It grows on trees and is native to … Continue reading

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Wacky for Watermelon

If there is one fruit that is always associated with summer, it is the watermelon.  Who doesn’t have a sweet summer memory featuring this refreshing melon?  Long a staple of backyard barbecues and summer picnics, there is more to watermelon … Continue reading

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Bell Peppers

When most people talk about peppers, they are referring to the hot, spicy, or chili variety.  But there is a whole other type of pepper that can be used in a variety of ways to help fill your family’s plate.  … Continue reading

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