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Kamut Or Khorasan Grain?

Kamut Or Khorasan Grain

What is Kamut? Contrary to popular belief, Kamut® is not the name of a grain but rather a registered trademark of a variety of grain called “Khorasan”.  This ancient grain was a staple in ancient Egypt. In 1948, Earl Dedman , an American air pilot stationed in Portugal , received 32 Khorasan wheat berries from a colleague who returned from …

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Chestnut

Chestnuts

The chestnut is a nut that makes its way to your local farmer's market during the late fall and early winter months.  The chestnut tree belongs to the same family as the oak and beech trees. Chestnuts have been a staple in southern Europe, Turkey and Asia for many centuries and are now grown in the United States. Chestnuts have …

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Eco Friendly House Cleaning

Eco Friendly House Cleaning

Here's a list of simple changes that you can add to your eco friendly house cleaning routines. These are common-sense tips and tricks that will make your house a chemical-free environment and save you some money along the way. The green approach is definitely the best for your health, especially when it comes to home cleaning ideas. If you can, …

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Reform Cake – Gluten-Free Treat

Reform Cake - Gluten Free Treat

The Reform Cake (also known as “Reforma”) is the queen of all tortes in the Balkans (for another recipe from this region, see Phyllo Dough Pastry Apple Pie). It is a completely gluten-free and yummy cake that you will want to make over and over again. The Reform cake is very rich, nutritious and has a nougaty taste that your …

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