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How To Tell If Loose, Unpackaged Produce Is Organic

According to the Organic Trade Association, annual sales of organic food is $35.9 billion annually. In fact the US government says the number of organic operations in the US has nearly tripled since the USDA began keeping count in 2002 , currently totaling a record 19,474 operations. Each year...
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Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake Is Not That Bad!

When it comes to food marriages, chocolate cake and sauerkraut seem like a terrible match but it apparently there are several recipes that call for adding a cup of sauerkraut into the cake mix. How did this happen? Come to find out, it was created out of necessity back in the 1960s, when the USDA...
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