Month: February 2011



Walk down the Mexican food isle of any grocery store and you will probably see at least a dozen different kinds of Salsa.  Salsa which is a well-known Mexican condiment is just one of many types of sauces that are used by cultures around the world.  Salsa, a favorite in Mexico and the South Western […]

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Mushroom Mania


You may see what you think are mushrooms growing in your lawn after a rain, but these are usually toadstools and not safe to eat. Only trained mycologists (those trained in the study of mushrooms) should attempt to pick the wild variety. For consumption, it is best to purchase your mushrooms from the market, a qualified mushroom grower or your local produce retailer. The most common types of mushrooms available in supermarkets today are:

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