GIFT: Turmeric Tea For Health-Conscious Friends

A tea-of-the-moment, which happens to be thousands of years old, is turmeric tea, a highly antioxidant, anti-inflammatory herbal tea. Revered as a ‘golden spice’ in Ayurvedic medicine for more than 5000 years, it has long been drunk as a tea. When brewing black tea, you can add ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric to the cup before…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Grass-Fed Beef From Pre Brand

[1] Check out the marbling on this grass-fed beef (all photos courtesy PRE). [2] How about a stir-fry? [3] A ribeye steak. [4] Filet mignon salad (here’s the recipe).   We don’t eat a lot of beef because we don’t like cleaning up after it. But when we befriended new neighbors, serious carnivores, we received…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 12 Uses For Bone Broth

WHAT IS BONE BROTH Bone broth is an alternative to stock, a flavorful liquid made by slowly simmering bones, cartilage and tendons, with some bits of meat that remain attached. The difference between stock and bone broth is that while stock can be made in three or four hours, bone broth is simmered for 24…
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TIP: Add Turmeric To Foods

Turmeric is a rhizome with edible roots that grow underground horizontally. It’s related to ginger, which it somewhat resembles in external appearance. Most Americans know turmeric as a deep gold spice that gives its intense color to curry powder. It’s been used for millennia to impart its color to foods. In the last century, it…
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TIP OF THE DAY: More Ways To Use Tofu

Tofu is a nifty food. Some people don’t like the spongy texture and find it bland. But the great thing about tofu is that it’s adaptable to any flavor you cook with it. It’s also modest in calories—94 per half cup—with 10 grams of protein, zero cholesterol and just 1% carb, which is dietary fiber.…
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