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Post  Goosegirl 2/11/2012, 10:04 am

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dixie wrote:Peppers can contain up to
six
times as much vitamin C as oranges! The highest levels are found
when the peppers are in their "green" stage. Hot peppers contain
less vitamin C than the milder bell peppers.

Despite that being great news, somehow breakfast with bell peppers instead of orange juice, just won't be the same. Very Happy



Uh, omelet anyone?!

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Post  EatYourVeggies 2/11/2012, 5:55 pm

Goosegirl wrote:
EatYourVeggies wrote:
dixie wrote:Peppers can contain up to
six
times as much vitamin C as oranges! The highest levels are found
when the peppers are in their "green" stage. Hot peppers contain
less vitamin C than the milder bell peppers.

Despite that being great news, somehow breakfast with bell peppers instead of orange juice, just won't be the same. Very Happy



Uh, omelet anyone?!

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I was an Omlet Chef when I was a kid. I would stand at the end of the brunch/buffet line and cook them to order at a resort, and there was no end to the combinations people would request. Peppers, as are most veggies, are a welcome addition in my food anytime. Very Happy
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Post  kyrocketscientist 2/11/2012, 6:31 pm

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Post  EatYourVeggies 2/11/2012, 6:54 pm

dixie wrote:Peppers can contain up to
six
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less vitamin C than the milder bell peppers.

I didn't realize it was that much, but had heard years ago that Green Peppers had more vitamin C than oranges and to this day, recall it was like being splashed with cold water. I was like, Huh? Shocked
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Post  RoOsTeR 2/12/2012, 8:15 am

Honey is the only natural food that is made without destroying any kind of life.

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Post  EatYourVeggies 2/12/2012, 9:53 am

nKedrOoStEr wrote:Honey is the only natural food that is made without destroying any kind of life.

Bees are amazing. I'm actually allergic to their sting, but am still considering a hive in my back yard. I've been taking bee classes lately, and there's just too many positive benefits, not to mention, having my own pollinators buzzing around.
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Post  RoOsTeR 2/18/2012, 8:11 am

Cheese is the oldest of all man-made foods.

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Post  TN_GARDENER 2/18/2012, 8:21 am

nKedrOoStEr wrote:Honey is the only natural food that is made without destroying any kind of life.

I also understand that honey does not have an expiration date.

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Post  camprn 2/18/2012, 8:28 am

EatYourVeggies wrote:
nKedrOoStEr wrote:Honey is the only natural food that is made without destroying any kind of life.

Bees are amazing. I'm actually allergic to their sting, but am still considering a hive in my back yard. I've been taking bee classes lately, and there's just too many positive benefits, not to mention, having my own pollinators buzzing around.
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Post  RoOsTeR 2/19/2012, 10:19 am

The hotter a chili pepper is, the healthier it it. This is because chili peppers contain capsaicin, which is what gives the chili pepper its heat. Capsaicin is also utilized to treat various ailments, such as arthritis, and to help lower blood cholesterol or the risk of prostrate cancer. Hotter chili peppers are also higher in vitamins.

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Post  llama momma 2/19/2012, 10:55 am

but..but....but...any food that makes me cry is not worth it to this old llamamomma tongue
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Post  walshevak 3/3/2012, 8:07 am

It take 850 peanuts to make to make 18 oz of peanut butter.

Just saying if you are thinking about growing peanuts

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Post  RoOsTeR 3/3/2012, 8:53 am

walshevak wrote:It take 850 peanuts to make to make 18 oz of peanut butter.

Just saying if you are thinking about growing peanuts

That's a lot of peanuts!!

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Post  llama momma 3/3/2012, 11:43 am

walshevak wrote:It take 850 peanuts to make to make 18 oz of peanut butter.

Just saying if you are thinking about growing peanuts

Oh No, then it all has to be shelled. Oh what a mess that would be!
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Post  RoOsTeR 3/6/2012, 7:45 am

Oreo Cookies turn 100 today!!

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Post  RoOsTeR 10/11/2012, 9:22 am

Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
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Post  camprn 10/11/2012, 8:37 pm

RoOsTeR wrote:Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
Very Happy

That's not useless info, but is that total grown in the US?
The fruit of the aubergine is botanically classified as a berry. I LOVE me some aubergine!

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Post  RoOsTeR 10/20/2012, 9:50 am

315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled

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Post  camprn 10/20/2012, 9:51 am

RoOsTeR wrote:315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled
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Post  donnainzone5 10/20/2012, 11:51 am

And what about the non-words it contains? Such as "ain't"? If that's a contraction, what does it mean? Which letters does the apostrophe replace? Mad
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Post  Unmutual 10/20/2012, 9:47 pm

donnainzone10 wrote:And what about the non-words it contains? Such as "ain't"? If that's a contraction, what does it mean? Which letters does the apostrophe replace? Mad

I think it's a contraction of I am not. I guess the extra syllable was too much for some folks(myself included), so they had to shorten I'm not down some more.
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Post  RoOsTeR 10/20/2012, 10:07 pm

A snail can sleep for three years.

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Post  walshevak 10/20/2012, 10:21 pm

RoOsTeR wrote:A snail can sleep for three years.

No wonder I loose plants. He must wake up very hungry.

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Post  ericam 10/21/2012, 5:51 am

funny post

Not too many snails at my place thankfully, those I do find I collect for my friend's blue tongue lizard!
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Post  CapeCoddess 10/21/2012, 3:58 pm

walshevak wrote:No wonder I loose plants. He must wake up very hungry.
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lol!

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