Archive for May 2018

SUMMER GRILLING RECIPES

DIRECT vs INDIRECT HEAT With direct heat grilling, food is placed directly over a source of high heat and the grill lid is usually left off. Since food cooks in mere minutes, thin cuts of meat, fillets, kabobs and vegetables are your best choices. Read now.

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MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, National Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed on May 30th, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.  The first state…

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Item of the Week: SPINACH

Spinach is a member of the Amaranthaceae family and its scientific name is Spinacia oleracea. It is a green, leafy vegetable that is cheap and affordable for everyone. It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, pigments, and phytonutrients. All of these together make spinach very beneficial for a number of vital processes. Due to…

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MOTHER’S DAY

The official observance of Mother’s Day is credited to a woman by the name of Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia.  Anna’s mother died in 1905 and two years later, Anna honored her mother by holding a church ceremony in remembrance of her.  She was so moved by the success of the ceremony that she began a…

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