Senior Eats

Let’s hear it for herbs

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
Let’s hear it for herbs

Enjoy herbs all year for garden-fresh meals, and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary, which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue
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Homegrown tomatoes add color and flavor to meals

Jun 18th, 2019 | By
Homegrown tomatoes add color and flavor to meals

Impress your guests with a garden, container and dinner table filled with tasty and colorful winning tomato varieties. Small-fruited varieties are perfect for salads and snacking, and those with larger fruit are ideal for slicing, canning and sauces. These winning tomatoes were tested nationally by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization (all-americaselections.org). Volunteer
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The right kind of cheese for a healthy heart

May 28th, 2019 | By
The right kind of cheese for a healthy heart

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, cheese is the top food source of cholesterol-raising fat in the American diet. It is not good news for fans of cheese, but do you have to give up mac and cheese forever to have good cholesterol? It’s certainly an option, but what seems more reasonable
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Harvesting herbs for meals now and later

May 10th, 2019 | By
Harvesting herbs for meals now and later

Enjoy herbs all year for garden-fresh meals, and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary, which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue
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