Senior Eats

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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Oh, Canada! What we can learn about food trends from our northern neighbors

Apr 16th, 2019 | By
Oh, Canada! What we can learn about food trends from our northern neighbors

Drink more water, eat more plants and cook more at home, says Canada. Canada’s new food guidelines have transformed from a food pyramid to an “eat well, live well” infographic, which takes a slightly different spin on our current USDA MyPlate recommendations. Specific foods and serving sizes are no longer emphasized in the new guidelines. Instead, the
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Restaurant scene: Seattle is in top 10 and Tacoma’s in top 100 nationally

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By

The best American city for restaurant lovers is Portland, Ore., with Seattle not far behind. That’s according to a report by WalletHub, which determined the best and cheapest local foodie scenes by comparing more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities in such things as affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants and per-capita ratios of
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A pick-and-eat-your own garden party

Mar 20th, 2019 | By
A pick-and-eat-your own garden party

Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or container. Start by growing the ingredients for your favorite recipes and beverages. Consider those, like tomatoes, that taste best fresh
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