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Food

Juicy And Plain Delicious: The Watermelon!
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Jan 25, 2014 - 4:52:07 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are some fruits that are instant hits with everyone, regardless of age or culture.


  The Plantain, A Starchy Version Of The Banana
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Jan 10, 2014 - 6:05:33 AM
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UNITED STATES—Many of us are well aware of the banana, but not too many people are fond of the plantain.


Beets, Its Not Cranberry Sauce
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Jan 3, 2014 - 5:47:00 AM
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UNITED STATES—I’d like to consider myself a fruit and vegetable connoisseur, but I must admit there is one veggie that I have never tried and I’m terrified to consume.


  The Kumquat, It”™s Not An Orange
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Jan 3, 2014 - 5:45:39 AM
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UNITED STATES—It’s amazing the new things you can learn by watching television sometimes. While watching season four of Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef” I discovered a new fruit, the kumquat.


The Coconut, A Tropical Treat
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 28, 2013 - 7:45:32 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are some fruits that are difficult to crack through the shell. One notable that comes to mind is the coconut.


  Zucchini, Much More Than Just Squash
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 27, 2013 - 7:47:02 AM
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UNITED STATES—The zucchini is a vegetable that is apart of the squash family.  It’s tubular, long-shaped and green.


Introducing A Unique Fruit, The Persimmon
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 21, 2013 - 5:27:59 AM
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UNITED STATES—I’ve always been a connoisseur of trying new foods, especially fruits that I have never had.  This weekend was an interesting time for me at the supermarket. 


  The Radish, Another Root Veggie!
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 13, 2013 - 3:40:10 AM
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UNITED STATES—The are many veggies that we eat, that Americans know so little about, heck we sometimes forget the veggie is even in the dish that we’re consuming.


The Grape, A Lunchtime Favorite
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 13, 2013 - 3:38:42 AM
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UNITED STATES—If you look into the fridge of most American homes you’ll likely find the following fruits, apples, oranges, bananas and yep, you guessed it grapes.


  The Parsnip, A Friend Of The Carrot
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Dec 7, 2013 - 4:44:41 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are some vegetables that we just don’t know a lot about.  One of those veggies happens to be the relative of the carrot, better known as the parsnip.


The Grapefruit, A Morning Staple
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 30, 2013 - 6:19:15 AM
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UNITED STATES—I remember as a kid, I didn’t always have cereal or bacon for breakfast; sometimes I was treated to the wonders of a grapefruit.


  Get That Brussel Sprout Away From Me!
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 30, 2013 - 6:17:55 AM
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UNITED STATES—There is a veggie, like most vegetables all kids fear, but this one has a tendency to even frighten adults.  Do you know what it is?  It’s Brussels sprouts! 


Cranberries And Pumpkin, Holiday Favorites
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 23, 2013 - 6:27:07 AM
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UNITED STATES—With Thanksgiving upon us, I couldn’t help myself, but discuss two staples fruits and veggies at the big feast: pumpkin and cranberries. 


  The Yukon Gold, One Of My Favs
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 15, 2013 - 5:04:30 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are many varieties of potatoes out there, but if there is one potato that will catch your attention because of its color, than the Yukon gold takes the cake.


Eggplant, What Can I Do With It?
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 15, 2013 - 5:01:55 AM
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UNITED STATES—Some veggies are easy to comprise a dish with, others not so much.  One vegetable that may be a question mark for many cooks is eggplant.


  The Starfruit, Its Not About Looks
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 8, 2013 - 6:05:53 AM
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UNITED STATES—This week we are continuing are exploration of tropical fruits, by discussing a fruit with a unique design. Any guesses as to the fruit that I’m referring to? 


The Papaya, A Mysterious Fruit
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Nov 2, 2013 - 6:01:13 AM
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UNITED STATES—When I think of the papaya, I think of a deep-orange colored fruit that tastes best as a juice. Trust me if you haven’t had papaya juice it’s to die for.


  The Onion, My Most Feared Veggie
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Oct 26, 2013 - 6:04:27 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are some vegetables I tolerate and some that I despise.  Anyone who knows a great deal about me is well aware of my distaste for ONIONS. 


It”™s Green; It”™s Leafy, Its Spinach!
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Oct 18, 2013 - 6:05:51 AM
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UNITED STATES—Some vegetables are better eaten raw than cooked. We’ve heard that idea time and time again to ensure vital nutrients are not loss during the cooking process.


  The Honeydew, Member Of The Melon Tree
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Oct 18, 2013 - 6:04:04 AM
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UNITED STATES—There are various melons that we are all aware of, notably, the watermelon which is both tasty and sweet, but there are other members of the melon family we should know.


The Mango, A Sweet Tropical Fruit
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Oct 12, 2013 - 6:15:16 AM
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UNITED STATES—If there is one thing people should know about the tropical fruit, which is known as the mango, it’s the fact that it is a stone fruit.


  Peas, Peas, Our Small, Green, Mushy Friend
Food
By LaDale Anderson on Oct 12, 2013 - 6:13:36 AM
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UNITED STATES—The pea, the only vegetable as a kid that made me completely cringe whenever I was forced to eat it. 


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