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WholesomeGarden whole•someadjˈhōl-səm 1: promoting health or well-being of mind or spirit 2: promoting health of body 3: sound in body &mind 4: having the simple health We have a large vegetable garden in our backyard that Lori and I

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If you like to cook, spending time in the kitchen is a joy. In cold weather, the room is warm and cozy, with something good in the oven or simmering on the back burner releasing a heady, comforting aroma. In the summer, colorful vegetables and fruit

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Home cooks have lost the habit of cooking ahead, of setting aside a block of time – perhaps 2 or 3 hours on a weekend afternoon – to cook for the coming week. Not only can this be enjoyable and relaxing, it also sets you up for nutritious and