What kitchen staple can help prevent injuries when using a cutting board?
Paper Towels. Putting a wet paper towel or damp hand towel under your cutting board can prevent it from sliding on the counter. Thank Zilli chef Rachel Flood for this one!
Do Brussels sprouts have more vitamin C than oranges?
Yes! Sprouts are the new orange. Brussels sprouts have 74.8 mg of vitamin C per cup. So next time you’re sick or starting to feel sick, cook up some Brussels sprouts!
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Where did the word barn come from?
Barley + Storage. The word barn comes from the Old English bere for barley and aern for storage place. Rustic weddings are one of the hottest wedding trends. We’ve got the four must-have features for the perfect rustic wedding right here on our blog.
In what country are the petals of the peony flower consumed as dessert?
China. Partially cooked and sweetened petals of peony are consumed as dessert in China. If you’re in Milwaukee, we highly recommend hosting your next event at Boerner Botanical Gardens, where you can see peonies and other beautiful flowers. Boerner Botanical Gardens also hosts educational garden walks on Wednesday nights where you can learn all about these beauties.
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How many pounds of waste does Growing Power compost in a year?
40 million pounds. Growing Power composts more than 40 million pounds of waste annually. The urban farms that Growing Power helps to create in Milwaukee and Chicago are helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities.
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