When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time o... Read more
Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that cohabitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and supplemen... Read more
You ate them in February, from half a continent away, and they were flat and bland—passable, but nothing to write home about. Now, you take a bite from one grown half a mile away, and it’s spectacular—sweet, juicy, and flavorful.
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Has anyone here ever cooked a whole Turkey in a Crock Pot or Slow Cooker?
I have an 11 lb. one that I put in a 7 quart pot. Sprayed it with Butter flavored Pam and sprinkled fresh ground pepper on it added about 12 ounces of water to it and set... Read more
I got myself a bag of great northern beans, and it says 1 serving is 1/4 cup. At 12 servings, this adds up to 3 cups ( 1 lb ).
The instructions say to rinse, and sort beans.. what do they mean by sort beans?
Then it says to cook 2 cups of... Read more
A friend of mine is a fishing boat captain who is home for the holidays. He brought me a whole fish, a salmon. It's gutted, but still has tail, scales, fin thingys. How do I get it ready to bake? I found a recipe but something tells me there is mo... Read more
Attention Spark Chefs !
Exactly, what are these dishes that people posted on Instagram ? It's not exactly mom's home cooked meal or maybe it is ? Prepare to be amazed OR grossed out.
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2507879... Read more
Does anyone know how I can figure out the amount of calories in food I prepare at home? I am German and love to cook german food but I have no Idea of how to calculate the calorie count.
Can anyone help?
Thanks a bunch
Eva... Read more
I precook almost all of my vegetables in my microwave. This is especially good for onions and root vegetables. We love onions and sauteeing them till clear is needed in many recipes. No spatter when micro-sauteed Less oil is needed.The microwave ensu... Read more
Ever since I was knee high to a grasshopper I've absolutely loved root beer floats. Eating is emotional to me, when I think of root beer floats, I think of being at my grandparent's house on a hot summer day when my grandma would make everyone an ice... Read more
By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients. My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a... Read more
As part of our research for "The SparkPeople Cookbook: Love Your Food, Lose the Weight," we conducted a "Ditch the Diet Taste Test." We asked successful SparkPeople members, yo-yo dieters and others to answer questions about weigh... Read more
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