For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time o... Read more
You ate them in February, from half a continent away, and they were flat and bland—passable, but nothing to write home about. Now, you take a bite from one grown half a mile away, and it’s spectacular—sweet, juicy, and flavorful.
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People take an interest in gardening for a variety of reasons—higher quality produce, exercise in the great outdoors, or saving money. Whether you hope to discover your green thumb or save a little green, growing your own fruits and vegeta... Read more
Hi! I'm Barbara.
I've been on and off Spark a few times since 2010. This time I think my priorities are in order and maybe I have a REAL shot at success.
I've been back as a regular for almost two weeks on Spark. I am currently on day 32 of... Read more
With the nutrition planner to calculate foods why is it all fast foods. I don't eat fast foods I only eat fresh and home made foods. How is one suppose to calculate correctly? I'm new here. Is there anyway to do this or a program on here that will... Read more
Long story short... I started new relationship about 7 months ago and my once excellent healthy eating habits went out the door. You get comfortable with new sig other and bad choices can be made. I gained a significant weight back and I need to ge... Read more
I guess I was supposed to introduce myself. My name is Theresa. I've celebrated 50 birthdays, have a wonderful husband of 27 years and two grown boys, 21 and 19. I've made great progress in the past few years with exercise but less in the area of foo... Read more
Ever since I was knee high to a grasshopper I've absolutely loved root beer floats. Eating is emotional to me, when I think of root beer floats, I think of being at my grandparent's house on a hot summer day when my grandma would make everyone an ice... Read more
I prefer Ginger root for stir fries. I store my ginger root in a zipper bag in my freezer. When I want the ginger I just remove the end skin and grate the frozen root over the pot.It goes through the fine grater and sprinkles over the surface. No cl... Read more
This time of year, our palates tend to shift from heavy stews and root vegetables of winter to lighter springtime fare. Farmers markets open with spring peas, asparagus, and even herbs. I make use of those fresh herbs in this recipe. Parsley's clean... Read more
By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients. My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a... Read more
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