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Monthly archive for September 2016

Planning Your Apple U-Pick Adventure

Planning Your Apple U-Pick Adventure
Another fall is upon us, and with it we get one of the best things about living in the Pacific Northwest: farms open to the public. Fruits and vegetables fresh from the farm are often less expensive than store bought, have more nutrients and taste better! ARead more

What The Heck is Hominy, Anyway?

What The Heck is Hominy, Anyway?
Hominy is dried corn that has been soaked in a high-pH (alkaline) mineral bath (generally containing either lime, lye or wood ash). The process, called nixtamalization (what a mouthful!) loosens the hull from the corn kernel and softens the kernel as well. It often causes the kernelRead more

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