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Today's Foodism: Have I Got a Surprise for You!

Please people . . . enough with the  startling food gems. We get it—you can stuff all kinds of things inside a pork loin. For once, though, just let a loin be a loin. 15 more words



Does anyone else eat a couple of prunes a day?

They are great for digestion. Prunes contain a natural laxative and hard to digest sugar called sorbitol. 97 more words

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Good Housekeeping - March, 1961

As you can probably tell from my collection, my favorite fashions are in the mid to late sixties, but as much as I love those, there’s something so elegant about the early 60’s that really captivates me. 18 more words


Today on the tray: Four prunes

October 17 is Four Prunes Day.

Why four? According to The Nibble, it’s because “four prunes are the minimum of what people who want more ‘digestive regularity’ should take per day (up to a maximum of 9 prunes a day).” Well, the label on the prunes I buy says that a serving is five prunes, so that is what I eat—but enough about me. 178 more words

Food & Food Holidays

Pork Tenderloin with Apple, Beetroot and Prunes (serves 6)

Pork Tenderloin with Apple, Beetroot and Prunes (serves 6)

New recipes just pop into my head and it is a lot of fun figuring out how to make them and the right amount of ingredients and then waiting until it is ready and hoping it tastes good. 202 more words



I love custard.  It is probably in my top ten list of foods that make me think of home. However, I am not thinking of egg custard here.   365 more words

October 14, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

The export of prunes to England also made the front page of the Capital Journal:


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