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Photo of mango on a chopping board illustrates blog "Some Interesting Facts About Mango"

Some Interesting Facts About Mango

Mango is one of the most popular — and delicious — fruits out there. Keep reading to learn some interesting facts about mango, from its origins to an interesting cameo in the life of Buddha.  What Does Mango Mean? The word “mango” made its way to English through Portuguese, which in turn adopted it from…

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Image of Sheperd's or Cottage pie illustrates blog: "What Is Shepherd’s Pie?"

What Is Shepherd’s Pie?

If you are into hearty, with an unmistakable British touch, you are going to love shepherd’s pie. From its origins to some preparation tips, here’s everything you need to know about this delicious dish.  What Is Shepherd’s Pie? Regardless of the time and place, there’s one thing that doesn’t change: housewives hate to waste food.…

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4 Reasons to Love Green Beans

4 Reasons to Love Green Beans

Green beans, also known as string beans, are a popular side dish you can find everywhere from picnics to holiday meals—here are four reasons to always keep them on your grocery shopping list.    Green Beans Are Nutritious Green beans are a scrumptious way to add vitamins to your diet. They contain vitamin A, C, E,…

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A classic of Japanese cuisine, tempura has a surprising and delicious backstory. For example, did you know that the name of this dish comes from Latin? Keep reading to learn this and other surprising facts about tempura.  

What Is Tempura?

A classic of Japanese cuisine, tempura has a surprising and delicious backstory. For example, did you know that the name of this dish comes from Latin? Keep reading to learn this and other surprising facts about tempura.   What Is Tempura? Tempura is a typical Japanese dish that consists of food (usually vegetables or seafood) that…

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Image of person holding pan de muerto illustrates blog "4 Spooky Dishes to Celebrate Halloween"

4 Spooky Dishes to Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is almost here—a time to enjoy, have fun, and get goosebumps everywhere, even at the table. That’s why today we bring you four spooky dishes from around the world to celebrate Halloween. Linguine “Little tongues” sounds like an item on a witch’s shopping list. Instead, linguine (“little tongues” in Italian) is a type of…

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Photo of a bowl of rice illustrates blog "What is jasmine rice?"

What Is Jasmine Rice?

If you love Southeast Asian cuisine, then you are probably a fan of Jasmine rice. Come with us and learn more about this delicious type of rice, from the origins of its name to the differences with other types of rice. What Is Jasmine Rice? Jasmine rice is a type of fragrant long-grain rice that…

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Photo of farro salad illustrates blog: "What Is Farro?"

What Is Farro?

Another delicious gift from the Mediterranean tradition, farro is a whole grain you should definitely consider adding to your diet. Keep reading to take a closer look at its history and nutrition profile.  What Is Farro? Farro is a type of wheat with a nutty flavor and a chewy consistency once cooked. There are three…

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