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If the frenzy of Christmas shopping and planning for all of those holiday festivities is leaving you a bit overwhelmed, why not take a break? Turn off your phone and curl up with a steaming cup of hot chocolate

By Samantha Gordon December 7, 2018
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Captain John Smith had it right when he said, “If it not be ripe it would draw a man’s mouth awry with much torment, but when it’s ripe it is as delicious as an apricot"

By Samantha Gordon November 9, 2018
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Love it or hate it, candy corn is and will most likely remain a staple of the Halloween candy dish

By Samantha Gordon October 26, 2018
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What used to be considered a throw away item has turned into a precious commodity

By Samantha Gordon October 12, 2018
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There is beauty in simplicity, and few things are as simple as a plain bagel

By Samantha Gordon October 7, 2018
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Bugs Bunny was the epitome of cool as he nonchalantly chomped on carrots while taunting his archenemy Elmer Fudd

By Samantha Gordon September 28, 2018
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What snack do Americans eat most?

By Samantha Gordon September 7, 2018
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The hotter the better may not apply to the temperature outside

By Samantha Gordon August 3, 2018
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And have you ever wondered why there is usually a pickle served with your sandwich?

By Samantha Gordon July 20, 2018
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Since July 13 is National French fry day, go out with a friend and have yourself a big plate of fries

By Samantha Gordon July 6, 2018
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Be wary of eating melon on an empty stomach

By Samantha Gordon June 29, 2018
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Trying to keep cool in the midst of a heatwave isn’t always easy

By Samantha Gordon June 22, 2018
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Unfortunately for many of us our first introduction to fava beans was the character Hannibal Lecter’s vivid description of how he chose to enjoy them

By Samantha Gordon May 18, 2018
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At the center of every love story is a broken heart or, in this case, an artichoke heart.

By Samantha Gordon May 4, 2018
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I can barley believe what a versatile grain barley is.

By Samantha Gordon April 27, 2018
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Remember when Mr. Potato Head was a real potato?

By Samantha Gordon March 30, 2018
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Throughout the day as we find ourselves beset with life’s daily challenges we sometimes long for the uncomplicated joys of childhood.

By Samantha Gordon March 2, 2018
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What room in your house is edible?

By Samantha Gordon February 16, 2018
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Fat Tuesday and Shrove Tuesday (also known as Pancake Day) arrive this week.

By Samantha Gordon February 9, 2018
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It should have been Olive Oyl promoting the virtues of spinach, not Popeye.

By Samantha Gordon February 5, 2018
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January is oatmeal month and while many of us may be turned off by the bland color and pasty consistency of it in our cereal bowl, we compel ourselves to eat it because we know how good it is for us.

By Samantha Gordon January 22, 2018
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Those darling clementine’s are at their peak right now so stop by the supermarket and treat yourself to something extra sweet.

By Samantha Gordon January 12, 2018
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We’ve all heard the expression living on a diet of bread and water.

By Samantha Gordon December 20, 2017
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For most of us, cranberry sauce is a requisite part of our holiday feasts.

By Samantha Gordon December 15, 2017
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Apples have long been thought of as the forbidden fruit, which led Adam and Eve astray even though there is no specific mention of apples growing in the Garden of Eden.

By Samantha Gordon November 24, 2017
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lt is born of the purest parents, the sun and the sea; so says Pythagoras.

By Samantha Gordon November 14, 2017
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Remember when your parents told you that eating chocolate would give you cavities? Well, they were wrong.

By Samantha Gordon November 3, 2017
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When is an artichoke not an artichoke?

By Samantha Gordon October 17, 2017
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October is pizza month and, according to the American Dairy Association, it’s one of the foods we crave the most.

By Samantha Gordon October 17, 2017
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There’s no escaping it.

By Samantha Gordon October 4, 2017
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heck out the Mohave County Fair and find out.

By Samantha Gordon September 15, 2017
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If you like your coffee in the morning (or any other time of the day), thank a goat.

By Samantha Gordon September 8, 2017
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Parsley, sage, rosemary and saffron are perhaps not quite as poetic as the Simon and Garfunkel version, but saffron does have the distinction of being the most expensive spice in the world so it should be worthy of a song.

By Samantha Gordon August 31, 2017
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We have all heard the phrase “the spice of life,” but there is far more to those spices than meets the nose.

By Samantha Gordon August 24, 2017
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Pythagoras called it a food for the gods; that amber hued liquid we call honey.

By Samantha Gordon August 9, 2017
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Pythagoras called it a food for the gods; that amber hued liquid we call honey.

By Samantha Gordon August 9, 2017
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Cool as an onion.

By Samantha Gordon July 28, 2017

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