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How Many Cherries in a Pound?

Cherries are an indulgent summer snack packed with vitamin and anti-inflammatory nutrients, but can wreak havoc on your digestive system. One pound of fresh, sweet cherries yields roughly three cups when pitted and removed of stems; using two Google queries it is possible to estimate that 1.5 million shipping boxes of cherries are sitting in […]

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What is Lucuma?

Lucuma is an exotic tropical fruit with a distinctive sweet taste resembling maple syrup, pumpkin puree, or caramel. Native to South America and harvested as a natural sweetener. Packed full of antioxidants such as polyphenols and carotenoids as well as Vitamin C which protects immune systems against disease while supporting eye health, Lucuma makes for […]

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How Many Strawberries in a Flat?

Strawberries are packed with vitamin C and phytochemicals like ellagic acid and anthocyanins that promote wellness while possibly protecting against heart disease, according to a 2019 study. These compounds may promote overall wellness as well as protect against heart disease risk factors. Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) is a beloved garden fruit. Additionally, they’re widely used as […]

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How to Pick Papaya

As you shop for papaya, look for yellow fruit that feels slightly soft underfoot and yields to thumb pressure. Additionally, its skin should feel heavy for its size and yield easily to thumb pressure. An ripe papaya will have an intensely fragrant, fruity fragrance and its skin will have transitioned from green to yellow or […]

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How to Freeze Rutabagas

Rutabagas are an ideal cold-weather vegetable to add into soups and stews to preserve its taste, either by mashing it up into pureed forms or being added as part of their flavorful original state. Clean and peel rutabagas before freezing them. Cut into cubes, blanch in boiling water for three minutes, cool, drain, and pack […]

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