Supermarkets: 7 Reasons to Shop the Inside Aisles, Not Just the Perimeter

Supermarkets: 7 Reasons to Shop the Inside Aisles, Not Just the Perimeter

There’s an adage in foodie and health circles about grocery shopping in the supermarket: “Shop only the store perimeter” The perimeter is usually where you’ll find fresh produce, dairy, chilled meats, eggs, and sometimes bread. So it makes sense that … Continue reading

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6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

Imagine life in ancient Europe, before the spice trade. How bland food must have been. We’ve come a long way since, and today we can enjoy the flavor range of the entire globe with a simple visit to the grocery … Continue reading

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11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are (1) raw egg yolks (!) (2) vegetable oil (3) vinegar ¬† ¬† ¬†Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may be added for flavor. 2. The source of the word “mayonnaise” is unknown, but … Continue reading

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11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

We have recently covered two of the three “condiment triumvirate” – Ketchup and Mustard. Today, a look at mayo. 1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are raw egg yolks, vegetable oil, and vinegar. Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may … Continue reading

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