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Granny Was Right

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Many Old-Fashioned Remedies are Backed by Newfangled Research By Jonanna Widner Surely you experienced it. Maybe you remember it fondly. Maybe it got on your nerves. But at some point during your childhood, chances are your grandmother—or Grammy, Gramma, Nana, Nonna, Bubby, or simply G-ma—used a remedy that didn’t come from a medicine cabinet to [...]

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Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

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By Eileen Ecklund for The FruitGuys Read the KitchenLife story, Mom’s Chicken Soup INGREDIENTS 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped (I prefer larger chunks) 3-4 carrots, sliced into rounds 1 large turnip (or 3-4 baby turnips or other root vegetables)* 1 bunch kale or other leafy greens 1 8-ounce [...]

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Soup for Cold Season

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Mom’s Chicken Soup Still Best Remedy By Eileen Ecklund This year’s flu season has been worse than usual, and even if you got your shot and have been taking care of yourself, a bug can still knock you down. Although there’s no real cure for viral colds or flu, certain foods can help bolster the [...]

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Chicken in the Pot: Get Three Meals Out of One Bird

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There’s nothing better than a great home-cooked meal. Except one that can turn into two or three home-cooked meals. My favorite three-fer is roast chicken. For many years I bought wonderful roast chickens from a neighborhood rotisserie. When it closed, I decided to learn how to roast my own. Now I find it easy – [...]

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