Opinions are opinions. Facts are facts. But which are which? Ideas are offered for your thoughtful consideration.

Noteworthy Veggie Cutting Gadgets

Hopefully by now you will have watched the Chef Michael Smith videos about kitchen knives and cutting boards.  Hopefully by now you are developing cutting techniques that work well.  Two new ideas have come to my attention.

First, check out this video of a rather amazing, though simplistic, veggie cutting gadget... skillfully operated.

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A Taste-Testing Adventure

Have you read about our "Like-Apple Pie"? The developers of that recipe have plunged deeper into new territory.

Picture blonde brownie batter ... with cooked onions added.  Why not! Picture a cream cheese frosting ... with diced raw onions added.  Why not! 

One of my five taste-testers would have been happier without the raw onions. Four reported the combinations: "REALLY GOOD!"

blonde brownie batter  baked blonde brownie  blonde brownie frosted

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That onions are a versatile food choice...  Many people totally agree.
That onions are Household-Wonder-Workers...  Many people are totally oblivious.

How informed are YOU?

Quite an array of unusual uses for 'humble' onions can be found when one searches the thought.  All are worth considering.  Following, are thought starters.  You will need to follow the links or explore on your own to obtain the 'how' details.

Let's begin with ways onions can be used as natural medicines in our homes.

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How decoratively displayed are your meals? 

violet - one of the edible flowersSweet, wild VIOLETS offer beauty and nutritional benefits to meals.  DANDELIONS.  The same.  ROSES.  The same.  Happy are those who not only are aware of these facts, but also actively pursue landing some flowers on their plates.  Edible flowers abound.  Eating them freshly picked best satisfies some individuals, yet interesting cooking options are in no short supply.

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How do you do!    How - do - you - do ????

Recent studies continue to show that nutrition (what we eat) may (for example) help those who have experienced asthma attacks. Onions (as many other natural foods) help our bodies minimize inflammations. Natural sulfur compounds, activated by slicing an onion, are many times able to prevent the chain of chemicals that tend to lead to asthma attacks.


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