Turkey Talk

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Thanksgiving should be that – a day of Giving Thanks. But, when I ask my students what traditions they think of with Thanksgiving, the foods are a major part of the holiday. Having turkey is one of their top traditions (along with stuffing, mashed potatoes/gravy, and pie). What’s the main thing you like about Thanksgiving? […]

Is That Peach Ripe?


You’d like to buy some peaches, but aren’t sure whether they’re ripe and ready to eat.  Here’s a handy guide to buying and ripening peaches. If you go to your local farmers’ market, feel free to ask the grower how to pick out the freshest fruit. These lessons are just one of the benefits of […]