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In the Kitchen with Black Walnuts: America’s Indigenous Baking Nut

In the Kitchen with Black Walnuts: America’s Indigenous Baking Nut

Black walnuts, are a superfood native to the U.S. and one of the very few wild harvested foods commercially available today.  For centuries Native Americans used the nut meats as a food source and the husks for medicine and dyes.  Even today nothing is wasted!  The shells are ground into an eco-friendly abrasive. Baking with […]

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Sandwiches Rule August!

Sandwiches Rule August!

How did Americans ever get to loving sandwiches so much? We, in fact, dedicate August as National Sandwich Month. I think it’s something related to why the Earl of Sandwich, a real-life 18th-century aristocrat, reportedly loved them. He was busy, they were easy! This August, try your sandwiches in some creative packaging. Mmmmm… Flat Bread Sandwich! Many […]

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Baking: Farm to Table

Baking: Farm to Table

It’s March at last!  Wild or mild, the weather has us preparing to plant gardens and farms and puts a spotlight on nutrition.  Flour’s often an unsung nutrition hero.    World-wide, we don’t live well without flour.  As Americans focus more on plant-based proteins, wheat flour is a “heavy-lifter” in baked goods. It’s essential gluten […]

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