Photo of a pile of sesame seeds illustrates blog: "Where Do Sesame Seeds Come From?"

Where Do Sesame Seeds Come From?

You know sesame seeds: after all, burger buns wouldn’t be the same without these tiny, slightly crunchy, oil-rich seeds. But where do they come from?  Where Do Sesame Seeds Come From? Sesame seeds come from an annual plant known as sesamum indicum, or benne.  Since antiquity, benne has been grown for its seeds, which are…

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Where Does Spaghetti Come From?

One of the most iconic Italian dishes, spaghetti boasts a complicated, fascinating story. Learn where spaghetti comes from, plus other interesting facts about the king of pasta. Where Does Spaghetti Come From? As everyone knows, Spaghetti is one of the most popular Italian dishes. But where does it come from, exactly? The answer is more…

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What Is Blackened Salmon? 

Did you know that salmon is the second most-consumed seafood species in the United States? With this background in mind, it’s no surprise to discover that there are myriad ways to prepare salmon, including by blackening it. Keep reading to learn more. What Is Blackened Salmon? When we talk about blackened salmon, we refer to…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Avocado

It’s easy to see why avocados are becoming increasingly popular. They are fresh, versatile, and simply delicious. But this fruit is more than a fashionable addition to your salad or toast; avocados offer a wide array of health benefits. Keep reading to learn more about them.  A Nutrient Powerhouse Avocados have been included in the…