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More Antioxidants In Your Diet May Not Mean Better Health

More Antioxidants In Your Diet May Not Mean Better Health

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Antioxidants in foods may have health benefits, but it’s not one size fits all. Having a diet high in overall antioxidant levels didn’t prevent stroke and dementia in one recent study, although eating more vitamin C and E specifically did seem to help.

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Fresh Raspberry Tart

Fresh Raspberry Tart

It is time once again for my annual raspberry post. You see, early June is my time to contemplate all things raspberry. Why now? What’s stopping me from meditating on the delights of baked and fresh raspberry dishes in, say, April when spring starts, or July when everyone is making juicy fruit crisps? The answer is simple really: raspberries are actually in season now. Not in April or July. Now. Sure you can buy raspberries all year long; and if you’re a commercial grower I’m sure you can extend the season from early spring to late summer or even fall. But if you are a home gardener, this is your raspberry moment.

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The Berry Bible: A Book Review

The Berry Bible: A Book Review

| July 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

A review of Jane Hibler’s new book, The Berry Bible, and an irresistible recipe for Berry Buttermilk Muffins.

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Double Berry Shortcake

Double Berry Shortcake

It’s berry time! And while nothing beats a juice-stained handful straight off the vine (or out of the carton), Double Berry Shortcake with Orange Biscuits and Honey Cream comes mighty close.

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Summer Berry Pudding

Summer Berry Pudding

| June 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Summer is a tricky thing in San Francisco. A morning in July here often feels like a morning in February, much to the consternation of shivering tourist. We grab what sun we can two days here, three days there, until the fog rolls in and we’re grabbing our sweaters and pashminas instead, shrugging our pasty […]

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