The idea that placing dishes of raw onions around the home would stave off illness dates back to the massive flu outbreak of 1919. The thinking went that halved onions could absorb germs. Even though that particular onion "fact" is merely a... Read more
Countless healthy recipes and cooking techniques call for onions. There are three kinds of onions: short-day, intermediate-day and long-day. Make sure the varieties you choose match up with your hardiness zone.
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The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry make... Read more
Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
I was chopping veggies and damn I did it just right where I chopped the onion (didn't want to drag out the ninja) and a piece of it went flying in the air (me trying to chop like Rachael Ray) and it perfectly went up my nose as I INHALED!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read more
The other day there was a recipe for French Onion Soup that I am going to make. It says it makes two servings, but has 4 cups of broth in it. Do I need to simmer it until that broth is down to 2 cups or is it supposed to be more like 4 servings? I... Read more
I need some fast and easy receipts that DO NOT USE any onion or garlic, or pepper or any kind. Are you up to the test? I'd like them to be main dishes or casseroles if possible. Please I need help.... Read more
Please share recipes for main dishes with NO allium family (onions, garlic, leeks, chives, shallots) I am allergic!! Even a small amount in bottled condiments is toxic to me. So I am looking for recipes that have absolutely ZERO onions, garlic, et... Read more
Hi - my son is on a special diet need a BBQ sauce recipe with no onion garlic wheat or barley . To complicate things further he does not like oregano or rosemary. can anyone help me? Light 512... Read more
The calories in onions are very low at about 40 calories for a medium onion, they are included in all types of weight loss diets & onions have the effect of lowering glucose levels in the body, by increasing the amount of free insulin. Trace mineral... Read more
The more red onion you eat, the lower your blood-sugar glucose levels will be. They are beneficial to gastrointestinal health. Red onions also reduce inflammation in the blood vessels. Onions have sulfur compounds, & the minerals calcium, magnesium.... Read more
Have you ever heard that if you are trying to sell your house you should always bake a batch of cookies right before showing the house to a prospective buyer? Supposedly the smell incites the potential buyer and "sells" the house.Let... Read more
What is the country's favorite condiment? Hint: It's red and comes in a bottle. It goes with almost every food imaginable and is fat free! It's salsa, which in 1992 outsold our other favorite tomato product, ketchup, for the very first time. Since th... Read more
Mr R and I had another outside day. DH tilled the garden and fixed three rows. I planted 8.5 (DH did the other .5) bundles of onions. Three bundles of red/purple sweet, 3 bundles of white sweet, 3 bundles of yellow sweet onions. I am kind of slow... Read more
www.ivillage.com/30-winter-foods-help-you- lose-weight/4-b-418718?nlcid=dt|12-07- 2012|#418717 suggests we stock our shopping carts with these fresh fat-fighting picks this winter. Here's
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