What Is World Food Day & How It Affects You

[1] Beautiful tomatoes that everyone would buy. Compare to the misshapen tomato below, that no one in a first-world country wants to buy (photo courtesy FAO). [2] Misshapen produce, although tasting just like normally attractive produce, is thrown away (photo © U.C. Davis). [3] Fruits with surface blemishes are not acceptable in first world countries,…
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Jones Turkey & Gravy Soda For Thanksgiving

In 2003 Jones Soda, a Seattle company known its bottle labels that feature photos found a way to Thanksgiving even more fun. They turned Thanksgiving dinner items into soda flavors. The limited-edition five-pack contained Turkey & Gravy Soda, plus four others that varied by year, including: Cranberry Soda Dinner Roll Soda Fruitcake Soda Green Bean…
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Easy Apple Cake Recipe For Rosh Hashanah (& Every Day)

The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins today and is celebrated for two days. It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days specified by Leviticus 23:23–32, that occur each year. Symbolic foods include: Apples and honey Challah Couscous With Seven Vegetables Dates Fish Honey cake Leeks, chard or spinach New (i.e. seasonal) fruit…
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