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Sweeping up solutions

By: Irene Hilsendager
January 17, 2020

Did you know Jasmine rice has an aroma and flavor similar to popcorn or roasted nuts?

Did you know to make an exceptional dessert from leftover rice, try folding stiffly beaten whipped cream into the rice, then add fresh fruit?

Did you know a peanut butter sandwich without jelly will last for 2-3 days without refrigeration?

Did you know to shell nuts more easily, store them in the freezer?

Did you know corn chips in all colors have the same amount of fat and calories unless they are labeled fat-free or baked?

Did you know blue corn chips are made from blue corn instead of yellow corn?

Did you know natural peanut butter will remain fresh longer if you store the bottle upside down in the refrigerator?

Did you know the best quality pasta is made from amber durum wheat which comes from Russia?

Did you know 90 percent of all durum wheat grown in the U.S. is grown in Northeastern North Dakota? This area is known as the “durum triangle.”

Did you know one ounce of almonds have as much calcium as ¼ cup of milk?

Did you know that peanuts are really not in the nut family, but are legumes, a type of bean?

Did you know that one cup of uncooked pasta equals two cups of cooked pasta?