Category Archives: Fruit – Vegetables – Legumes

Fruit, vegetables or legume based recipes.

Varieties of Potatoes

As defined in Wikipedia, the potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family (also known as the nightshades). (more…)...
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Cooking with the Mung Bean the Ayurvedic Way

If your concept of including mung in your diet means topping off a salad with a few bean sprouts, think again. Mung beans, and their split, hulled version, mung dhal, can be used to create main dishes, salads, soups, spreads, savories, beverages and desserts. Read more

Speedy Semi-Homemade Baked Beans

Today, we appreciate classic regional American dishes as much as fancy European creations or exotic Asian cuisine. Thanks to television chefs, cookbooks and the Internet, we have learned to make many of them, so we can enjoy authentic Cajun gumbo and North Carolina barbeque, for example, without having to go on the road. Read more

Green Beans with Tomatoes

It’s the end of the summer and you have more tomatoes and green beans than you know what to do with. One solution is to put them together in a colorful, nutritious vegetable dish. (more…)...
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An Apple a Day – Fun Apple Activities

Fall is just around the corner and what better way to mark the season than with a month of apple-related activities? It’s the time of year for freshly-baked apple pies, apple festivals, and Johnny Appleseed’s birthday! (more…)...
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Get Creative with Apples

Apples aren’t the most popular fruit in America (that honor goes to the humble banana), but they’re a close second. And right now, while this year’s apple crop is abundant at farm stands and supermarkets, is the best time to discover what you can do with them. Read more

Treasured Family Recipes Can Connect Us to Our Past

As I embark on my new journey to learn all about internet marketing I am amazed at what I have found. There are countless websites which share a common theme - preserving family history, stories, memories and recipes. It's exciting to find there are so many others out there who also value the importance of...
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