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  • Delicious Tomato Season is Here

    tomatoes and zucchini

    Is there anything better than a warm tomato picked from your garden? Okay, maybe there are a few things, but when you are biting into this ripe......

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  • Prostate Cancer Risk: Dairy Products or Vegan Diet?

    Research shows that men who consume three or more servings of low- or high-fat dairy products a day had a 141% higher risk for death due to prostate cancer compared......

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  • Prostate Cancer Prevention

    man-with-tomatoesOne in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. And although treatment and early detection are important, prostate cancer prevention is critical in slowing down the rate of this......

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  • Pass the Ketchup

    ketchupFor the longest time, I feared ketchup would be the only source of fruit my children ingested. Unfortunately, most store-bought ketchups are laden with sugar (high-fructose corn syrup) and other ingredients that I......

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  • Canning Tomatoes to Preserve the Harvest

    preserving tomatoes

    My tomatoes are coming from the garden by the basket. After handing them out to neighbors, I am still left with too many to eat on my own,......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Tomato and Bean Soup

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  • Lunch Today: Grilled Watermelon Salad

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  • Dinner Tonight: Heart-Healthy Tomato Soup

    tomato-soupOur last recipe in honor of American Heart Month is a lycopene-rich tomato soup. Better than anything you will ever get in a can, this heart-healthy recipe is loaded with antioxidants, particularly lycopene.......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Salsa Recipe

    I cannot wait until the tomatoes in the garden are ready... so I can make the best salsa ever! Well, at least my family thinks so. I originally found the recipe in one of the Moosewood Cookbooks and have tweaked......

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  • Watermelon Gets a Bad Rap

    The juicy, red-fleshed fruit is treated at summer outings like nature’s popsicle, passed out in wedged cuts to screaming kids as a cold sweet treat on a hot day. Sadly,......

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