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What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: The Battle of Baseball Bites

Posted on October 17, 2014
Weekend Baseball Bites

After a week of dramatic finishes, walk-off wins and crushing defeats, the the World Series match up has been decided. Will the San Francisco Giants continue their decade of dominance, or will the upstart Kansas City Royals finish their unlikely run with a ring? Only time will tell. In the meantime, we can only predict which fan base will be fed better by comparing the culinary offerings of AT&T Park (Giants) and Kauffman Stadium (Royals).

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Non-Profit of the Month: Recipe for Success

Recipe for Success logo

When you show kids how to grow and cook their own food, you give them the power to make their own food choices. That's exactly what Houston's Recipe for Success is doing. Read on to learn more about this great non-profit.

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What We’re Reading This Weekend

Posted on October 3, 2014
Kauffman Stadium on the Weekend

Anyone who didn’t watch the Kansas City Royals leg out a victory against the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in the Wildcard game Tuesday missed one of the greatest battles of the decade. It marked the first playoff victory for the Royals since they won the 1985 World Series behind George Brett, ending one of the longest post-season droughts in baseball history (for those who don’t like sports, stay with me—I’m getting to the point). So, what exactly has happened in the world since the Royal’s last championship in 1985? Let’s take a look.

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What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: Phylliidae-Mageddon

Posted on September 26, 2014
weekend leaf bug

All my life, I don't believe I've ever seen a leaf bug. Until today, that is. My day began like most others--by turning on the coffeepot and shuffling my way to the dumpster to throw out the trash. And that's when I saw it. A perfect green leaf with legs resting on my bicycle seat (pictured top). I hate bugs and was a little creeped out, but I thought it was cool and so I took a picture of it anyway.

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52 Ingredients: Spinach

Posted on September 23, 2014
Spinach leaves

Maybe Popeye liked the canned stuff or maybe he liked the convenience of canned spinach when it came to protecting the lovely Olive Oyl. Whatever the reason, I think he, as well as many a cartoon-watching child, would love the fresh stuff. So, what makes spinach so delightful?

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