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Five Reasons To Consider Using A Meal Delivery Service


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Five Reasons To Consider Using A Meal Delivery Service



Ever been curious to try a meal delivery service? There are so many options out there that cater to a wide variety of lifestyles. Here are five advantages of using a meal delivery service and why one might consider giving it a try. 1. The meals are pre-planned with exact steps and ingredients included. Cooking...

Plant-based Protein For the Athlete – Modus Nutrition
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Plant-based Protein For the Athlete – Modus Nutrition

There’s a lot of protein powders out there, each with varying sources and formulations, and it can be difficult to choose one that fits your needs, palate, price point. Obviously the best way to get your protein and nutrients is from whole food, but protein supplements can come in very handy for individuals with active...

Tortillas from the Vermont Tortilla Company
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Tortillas from the Vermont Tortilla Company

Vermont Tortilla Company‘s tortillas are currently being used at Oaxaca Taqueria, a chain of NYC/Brooklyn restaurants serving tacos and Mexican fare. The tortillas are made with three ingredients: water, flaked lime, and shelled corn. It’s naturally vegan and gluten-free with no added preservatives. The corn is non-GMO and locally and organically sourced from Adirondack Organic Grain...

Hydroponic Systems For Home Gardening
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Hydroponic Systems For Home Gardening

Ever think about growing your own herbs and vegetables at home? If you don’t have an outdoor yard, have limited space in your balcony or windowsill, or simply want to avoid the mess of dealing with soil, you can take a look into hydroponic gardening instead. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without the...

Beer and Food Pairing 101
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Beer and Food Pairing 101

Ever wonder what kind of beer to order and enjoy with your meal? Here’s a descriptive infographic from Kendall College that helps address that question. It highlights three basic points to consider when matching a beer with your food – balance the weights of the beer and food, compare and contrast the components of the...

Safety Tips For Summer Grilling and BBQs
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Safety Tips For Summer Grilling and BBQs

With the summer sunshine and weather, we’re all excited for outdoor dining and barbeques. STOP Foodborne Illness has some useful tips for grilling outdoors and preparing your food safely before, during, and after. Before You Cook Food safety starts at the grocery store. Keep meat juices from dripping on produce and other groceries by wrapping...

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National Taco Day – Oct 4th

October 4th is National Taco Day! This traditional Mexican dish takes a tortilla and fills it with either chicken, beef, pork, vegetables, or seafood. It’s then garnished with toppings such as cheese, salsa, or guacamole, to form a delicious handheld item. Tacos from Mercadito Kitchen, Chicago

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How Terroir Affects the Taste of Wine

Terroir, pronounced “tare-wahr,” is a winemaking term that refers to the ways in which the climate, terrain, and soil of a specific region affect the flavor of the grapes grown there. This term has been used in different ways over the years. While it used to refer to anomalous conditions in particular production regions, such...

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National Guacamole Day is September 16th!

In celebration of National Guacamole Day, here’s the famous Chipotle guacamole recipe. Image: Chipotle Ingredients: 2 ripe Hass avocados 2 tsp lime juice 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped) 1/4 cup red onion (finely chopped) 1/2 jalapeño, including seeds (finely chopped) 1/4 tsp kosher salt Directions: Choose the right avocado. It should feel squishy yet firm (like...