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7 Must-Try Ways of Cooking Pumpkin Seeds

Did you know pumpkin seeds are one of the top seeds you should be eating? That’s because they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help boost your immune system. You can reap the benefits by munching on plain pumpkin seeds but that can get boring quick. So how …

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Don’t Confuse the Map with the Journey

I’m writing on the same day that Don posted his wonderful piece on journeying cross-country with his family. (What Makes a Journey.) He described how much of the trip was enhanced by the people they met—something that can’t be predicted by AAA, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, or any other supplier …

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All the News and Exciting Updates

The S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 semi-finalists have been announced and the preliminary phase of challenges, or Local Competitions, in the third ever edition of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 are underway … So far, six global regions have experienced the thrill of the live culinary challenge where ten semi-finalists per region, as selected …

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5 gorgeous ‘no-fuss’ plants that thrive on next to no water

Not all California native plants are equal. Some seem to thrive on neglect. Call these the ‘no-fuss’ natives. While such thrive-on-dry plants are sometimes touchy to establish, once settled they dislike extra water, mulching, fertilizing, and generally being fussed over. They prefer to be left alone. And don’t plant them …

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