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Common Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus

Wild sunflowers along roadside in New Mexico Sunflowers a.k.a. “Common Sunflower”, “Mirasol”, “Kansas Sunflower” Helianthus annuus Localitie: Located throughout the western and southern United States, Southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. They are native to meadows, roadsides, foothills, prairies, and dry … Continue reading

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Eggs

Eggs We all know “eggs” … and to most of us, those are what we have for breakfast. But there is much more depth to this prehistoric culinary item than just food. Eggs are laid by many different kinds of … Continue reading

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6,500 year old popcorn and 5 other foods with ancient origins – Yahoo! News

6,500 year old popcorn and 5 other foods with ancient origins By The Week’s Editorial Staff | The Week – 14 hrs ago Email Print Popcorn, ice cream, and the hamburger share something other than being American favorites — they’re all much older than one would … Continue reading

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‘Use-by’ dates: A myth that needs busting | Grist

‘Use-by’ dates: A myth that needs busting 30 by Dana Gunders 18 Nov 2011 3:28 PM Photo: Frank FarmHere’s a superbly kept secret: You know all those dates you see on food products that say “sell by,” “use by,” and “best … Continue reading

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Vegemite

Vegemite On my first trip to Australia, the subject of “Do you like Vegemite” was one of the first things an Australian asked. On a road trip with a fellow Australian adventurer, I was educated about Vegemite as we passed … Continue reading

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Coconut Palm: Cocos nucifera

Baurley, Thomas 11/26/2009 “Coconut Palm: Cocos nucifera”. Official web page: http://www.treeleavesoracle.org/treelore/?p=1347. © 2009 – Technogypsie Productions: Colorado Springs, Colorado. If you enjoy this article, please treat the author to a drink or donate to keep this article preserved online. Coconut … Continue reading

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