Food, Humor

Everything Goes On Sunday: 5 Facts That Sound Insane But Are Hilarious And True

Facts, Interesting and Funny!

1. Rhinoceros horns and human fingernails have the same chemical composition. Those who unethically ingest powdered rhino horn for its perceived health benefits would do just as well to eat their own fingernails.

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2. One noodle of spaghetti is technically called a “spaghetto.”And a singular cannoli is a cannolo. 

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3. Ready to enter the fruit matrix? Watermelon, eggplant, and chili peppers are all berries. Fruits that are not berries include STRAWBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, AND RASPBERRIES. Well, now I’m furious! 😂  Science Facts!

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4. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough… peanuts aren’t nuts.

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5. The planet’s lightning storms convert its methane gas into carbon, which hardens into one of the most valuable substances on Earth as it falls. I WANT MY DIAMONDS! 

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Cooking, eating, Food

Exotic Tropical Fruit Of The Week: Tamarillo Or Tree Tomato

You can eat this healthy, exotic and tropical South African native fruit in salads, juices, stews, roasted, in bread, or simply, cut them in half and eat them fresh. Your choice. But I guarantee you that you will love this fruit any way you decide to eat it.

Red Tamarillo Salad With Basil

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It is South American native but you can grow it in your back yard from seed or a small plant bought in a nursery in your area.

Tamarillo Juice…Yummy!

It is a small-growing shrub or semi-woody tree reaching heights between 10-18 feet (3-5.5 mts.).

Tamarillo trees bloom in early spring, producing fragrant pink flowers. These blooms will eventually give way to small, oval or egg-shaped fruit, reminiscent of plum tomatoes—hence the tomato tree’s name.

Tamarillo Sesame Pork With Ginger

Tamarillo Loaf Cake

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Baked Tamarillo With Maple Syrup And Crème Fraiche

Cooking, Food, Health

Delicious Salad For a Hot Summer You Are Gonna Love it!

CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD

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Creamy cucumber salad is the perfect summer recipe. Cucumber is a common salad ingredient because it is versatile as it can go well with many types of dressings. In this easy recipe, we are pairing this summer fruit with a creamy dressing made with a mixture of sour cream and Greek yogurt.

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Ingredients

  • 2  English cucumbers  (sliced into rounds)
  • 1  red onion  (thinly sliced)
  • 2 cloves  garlic  (minced)
  • 1/2 cup  sour cream 
  • 1/2 cup  plain greek yogurt 
  • 1 tablespoon  fresh lemon juice 
  • 1 tablespoon  fresh dill  (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup  green onions 
  • 1/2 teaspoon  sea salt  (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon  black pepper  (or to taste)
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Garnish:

  •  Green onion and fresh dill 

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, greek yogurt, lemon juice, minced garlic, and dill. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir and set aside.
  2. Slice cucumbers into thin rounds or half rounds if using large cucumbers. Place in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add thinly sliced onion. Just before serving stir sauce into the salad and mix to coat cucumbers.
  4. After adding sauce, the salad will stay fresh for about 2-3 hours, after which it needs to be refrigerated.
  5. Garnish with chopped green onions and dill before serving.
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