As it's early in the year and we're still sticking to our eat-healthy resolutions (aren't we?), let's talk about lycopene, an antioxidant that might help to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and macular degeneration. Which of the following pantry ingredients contains the highest amount of lycopene?
1. Ginger root
4. Canned chopped tomatoes
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I always have dried mushrooms in a jar in my pantry. I love to use them, and the soaking liquid in which they're reconstituted, to enrich soups and stews. Which one of the following is not a real variety of edible dried mushroom?
1. Paddy straw
2. Chilean bolete
3. Rusty red
4. Black trumpet
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What's in a Name?
The name of this herb, made popular in a Simon and Garfunkel song, comes from a Latin word for sea dew.
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