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Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables

Just because your fruit and veg aren’t perfect looking doesn’t mean they can’t be delicious. We just read that Loblaws is going to start selling imperfect & misshapen apples and potatoes at a discount to help curb food waste. While we wish they’d expand it to other fruits and veg, it’s a start. It reminded me of a small video about a grocer in France doing a similar thing. More stores should do it. (link)

What to Do with a Bad Pineapple!

I didn’t try fresh pineapple until I was 25 years old.  I grew up on canned, which I hated. Who knew a fresh pineapple would taste completely different! Still, I always get a little nervous when I am buying a fresh pinapple because a bad one tastes terrible. Here is an awesome article on what you can do with a bad pineapple. (link)

Snake Oil Superfoods?

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A great interactive infographic on Information is Beautiful showing foods with solid scientific evidence for extra health benefits and their tangible health effects. (link)

The Difference Between How You Cook and How Companies Cook For You

A great little video that I found on Lifehacker. The moral of the video is that no matter what you eat, it’s usually healthier to cook for yourself then it is to let big companies prepare food for you.

Watch an Egg Get Poached from Underwater

GoPros are everywhere these days, even in a pot of boiling water.

Everything You Need to Know About Strawberries

Marc and I love berries, especially on our cereal in the morning. More often than not we bring home some beautiful berries and they don’t even survive the day. I usually freeze them as they start to turn. Check out this great article on how to select, cook and freeze strawberries! (link) P.S. Serious Eats is an excellent website. I dare you to try to read it without drooling!

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