Sandy Shepard

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Companion planting 101 – learn how to put your garden to work for you:

Cactus Pears and 10 Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Beneath their prickly exterior lies a technicolored treat.</i><p>Another addition to the collection of <i>Who first figured out this was edible?</i> produce, cactus pears are the fruit of -- wait …

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It's ramp season! Here are 10 recipes to make right now:

Warm spring days require ALL the avocado shrimp spring rolls: via Refinery29

Is Butter Good for You? Or Bad? What Does Science Say?

Is our favorite fat good for us—or is it going to kill us all? We combed through 150 years of scientific studies to find out The Truth!<p>We love butter, but does it love us back? Every study about its effects on our health (there are <i>a lot</i> of them) seems to say something different, and we're left …


How to Prep Baby Artichokes, Step by Step, with GIFs!

Baby artichokes are delicious, but prepping them is a delicate art form. Here's how to do it right—with animated GIFs for guidance!<p>Never cooked baby artichokes? Now's a great time to start. Their chokes and thorn-free leaves clean up in a snap, yielding tender hearts and stems. Here’s the …

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