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5 Ways the Potato Can Be Healthy Food

Making a Potato Healthy Recent research has determined THE POTATO can be healthy.  At only 110 calories for one medium russet potato, they are high in fiber, calcium and potassium.  If cooked properly, they can help lower blood sugar levels. … Continue reading

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A Simple, Quick Leek Soup

What are leeks? Native to Mediterranean countries, leeks hold a flavorful spotlight in today’s culinary scene. Although resembling a giant scallion or green onion, the leek is related to both the garlic and the onion, though its flavor and fragrance … Continue reading

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Simple Potato and Sausage Hash

I LOVE POTATOES, so much so, you would think I was part Irish.  Around 1845, approximately one million people died in Ireland due to a potato disease knows as “blight.” Some historians believe the pathogen originated in Mexico, where it … Continue reading

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