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  • Why archaeologists are arguing about sweet potatoes

    04/13/2018 9:30:13 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 78 replies ^ | 04/13/2018 | Staff
    A Japanese variety of sweet potato Pixabay _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ At some point, sweet potatoes crossed the Pacific. This much we know. As for the rest—How? When? Why?—we’re just not sure. Or, to be more clear, some people are sure they’re sure, and others disagree. Sweet potatoes have been at the center of a massive archaeological debate for many decades now, and a new paper in Current Biology has only stoked the flames. It uses genetic data from sweet potatoes and their relatives to establish a phylogenetic tree of their evolution, thereby demonstrating that the tubers existed in Polynesia before humans lived...

    02/22/2013 1:35:16 PM PST · by greeneyes · 144 replies
    Free Republic | February 22, 2013 | greeneyes
    It's a cold, cloudy day with plenty of snow on the ground. Not much good for gardening, but the kind of day when you want to put a stock pot on the back burner, and turn on the oven to bake bread, casseroles, and/or roasts. All to make you warm inside and out.LOL I have been reviewing some of the heirloom grains this week and need to narrow the list down to 2 or 3 that I will order. Teff and Quinoa are 2 that may make the cut. I will be planting some crimson clover this week or next...
  • How did marshmallows get on my sweet potatoes?

    11/22/2012 3:13:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 42 replies
    WLKY ^ | 11/22/2012 | WLKY
    If your family is like most Americans, they expect to see certain dishes alongside the Thanksgiving turkey -- green bean casserole, cranberries, sweet potatoes and dressing.
  • Study: Resistant Starch Carbs Help Weight Loss

    01/28/2011 3:37:01 PM PST · by decimon · 50 replies
    Yahoo! Contributor Network ^ | January 28, 2011 | BW Flag
    A decade after "carb" became a four-letter word, scientists unveil a Catch-22 breakthrough for dieters: Carbs may actually help you lose weight. > Recommended sources of resistant starch carbs include sweet potatoes, beans, whole grain pasta, artichokes, yams, and quinoa. >

    01/30/2010 8:10:42 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 14 replies · 602+ views
    The Cypress Times ^ | 1/30/10 | Chrissy Siggee
    ˝ cup brown rice – cooked and drained 500g/1lb orange sweet potato – peeled, diced and cooked 2 tablespoons fresh parsley – chopped 400g/13oz can red salmon in brine – drained 3 spring onions/scallions – finely sliced 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds 2 tablespoons almond meal 1 ˝ cups gluten free corn flakes - crushed Salt and pepper Olive oil spray
  • Gaga's Sweet Potatoes

    08/03/2009 7:44:44 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 5 replies · 498+ views ^ | 11/13/2008 | Stacey Winder
    These are the one's that everyone in the family says are a must have for all Holiday meals, from Easter to Christmas and everything in between, we think of any reason possible to serve "Gaga's Sweet Potatoes". Gaga is what my son calls my mother, his grandmother, and her sweet potatoes are the big crowd pleaser. We'd be better off forgetting the turkey on Thanksgiving than to show up without these sweet delights.
  • Yes, there were calls from the London bomb suspects to Saudi Arabia-

    08/07/2005 11:05:55 AM PDT · by rang1995 · 16 replies · 645+ views
    telegraph co ^ | 8/7/05 | By Andrew Alderson
    'Yes, there were calls from the London bomb suspects to Saudi Arabia, but to describe my country as the crucible of terror is insulting' By Andrew Alderson (Filed: 07/08/2005) When Prince Turki al-Faisal was app-ointed as Saudi Arabia's ambassador to London, he must have thought that his 24-year watch on some of the world's most deadly terrorists had finally come to an end. The quietly spoken diplomat, who is the nephew of the late King Fahd and the new King Adbullah, was head of his kingdom's intelligence service from 1977 to 2001 and, as such, was responsible for trying to...