Quinoa, once a staple of the Incas, is now increasingly popular in the U.S. It's high in protein and iron, and much of it comes from the windswept, high-altitude plains of Bolivia, known as the altiplano.The Bolivian altiplano doesn't look like good farmland. It doesn't even look fertile.
As you bake the final sweets of this holiday season you may want to consider a recipe from our neighbor to the southeast. Boston cream pie may have found its way into our shared dessert lexicon, but what about Hoosier cream pie?
The makers of high fructose corn syrup have found themselves on the defensive -- again.Researchers at the University of Southern California have documented that samples of Pepsi and Coca-Cola sweetened with the stuff are delivering what they describe as "megadoses" of fructose.