FOOD 101: Check Your Extra Virgin Olive Oil I.Q.

Ready to test your extra virgin olive oil chops? See how many of these questions you can answer correctly. Thanks to California Olive Ranch for the test and photos. Their premium olive oils are so delicious, you can drink them from the spoon (two tablespoons a day are recommended by the FDA for heart health).…
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FOOD “HOLIDAY”: Caffeine Awareness Month

Top: People with no conflicting conditions can enjoy coffee 4 cups of brewed coffee daily. Want more? Switch to decaf (photo La Panineria). Bottom: Cold brew coffee, growing in popularity, has the most caffeine by a long shot (photo Seaworth Coffee).   March is Caffeine Awareness Month. The National Consumers League (NCL) shared these facts…
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FUN: Iced Tea Facts & Trivia

The Tea-Over-Ice Brewing Pitcher from Tea Forte.   Eighty percent of the tea drunk in the U.S. is bottled tea, meant to be served cold. Who invented iced tea? It’s possible that centuries ago, some wealthy* person (or servant) in the tea-growing nations of Ceylon, China, India or Japan may have taken some ice from…
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