An Ancient Tool for the Modern-Day Kitchen: Mortar and Pestle

In a sea of new cooking gadgets, there is one item that has remained unchanged throughout the ages. Nestled in the corner of the kitchen, this simple and sophisticated set sits ready and waiting, for soon it will be needed (in the words of chef Jamie Oliver) to “muddle and bash” simple ingredients to culinary [...]

Why Should Strawberries Be In Your Diet?

From healthy breakfast smoothies to delicious chocolate covered desserts, strawberries have proven to be incredibly popular little fruits. In fact, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average person eats 4.85 pounds of fresh and frozen strawberries annually, which is great, given the nutritional value of these sweet and juicy berries. These berries [...]

Butternut Squash

Of all the fall vegetables, butternut squash is one of the most versatile and beneficial, and it’s actually a fruit! Botanically speaking, butternut squash is a fruit because it has seeds and grows from the flower of a plant, but it is more commonly prepared as a vegetable. Sweet and light, this fruit is a [...]