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- by Jessica Espinoza
It's getting late in the season for local tomatoes and I have a ton of extras that I need to do something with. The best and easiest way to preserve fresh tomatoes is to freeze them. Canning is also good, but it can be a lot of work and my schedule is packed, so freezing...
- by Jessica Espinoza
I found an article about ten ways you can eat like a dietitian and thought it was pretty good overall. I am already a fan of Ellie Krieger and like many of her recipes, but the main thing that I find I disagree with most nutritionists about is the importance of fat in our diet. Low-fat diets don't work,...
- by Jessica Espinoza
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are on the rise and the FDA refuses to make it mandatory to label food items that are made with GMOs. There is much concern over the safety of genetically modified foods. The acronym, GMO, can apply to plants and animals when the organism has been altered genetically using techniques like cloning and...
- by Jessica Espinoza
I think this will be the first part of a series of “how to” blogs on freezing vegetables. Freezing veggies (and fruit) is one of the best and easiest ways for us be more self-sufficient and have better control over our food. I love greens, especially Swiss chard. It is probably my favorite leafy green and...
- by Jessica Espinoza
The controversial debate over raw milk consumption is one that is not going away any time soon. Learn some of the major differences between raw milk and pasteurized milk.