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Archives for May 31, 2012
Census Canada says – the number of babies being born is on the rise.
Babies are used in the schools to teach empathy amongst students of all ages. Seems like a great thing to do – a novel approach to teaching. Certainly brightens up the day.
Only young asparagus shoots are commonly eaten: once the buds start to open (“ferning out”), the shoots quickly turn woody.
Asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and zinc, and a very good source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, rutin, niacin, folic acid, iron, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and selenium, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells. The amino acid asparagine gets its name from asparagus, as the asparagus plant is rich in this compound.
The shoots are prepared and served in a number of ways around the world, typically as an appetizer or vegetable side dish.
I was out and about the city of Jinan China where I currently live and work and I found a foriegn food and beverage market. I was looking through the wine section and I discovered a little taste of home and I thought it might interest you.
Inniskillin ice wine is selling for $184.87CAN. and Jackson Triggs ice wine is selling for $150.00CAN.
Picture and story from Gordon McKay