Amber Ambrose

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  • 4 years ago | Health

    What is it? First, let's start with flaxseeds. They're tiny little seeds that are just the slightest bit larger than sesame seeds. They come in a range of colors - from light to dark-brown - depending on the variety. These seeds can be used for cr...

  • 4 years ago | The Basics

    What is it? This Arizona Farm Cactus Honey Powder is a bit of an enigma. After a little research online, I found several sources, including a blog called TheKitchn.com, that states that "cactus honey" is a term used to describe agave nectar, NOT b...

  • 4 years ago | Wine Time

    I've never quite figured out what it is about Pinot Grigio that I don't "get." It's just not something I buy, but not because I don't like it. It is one of the most popular wines in America. Is my snub a subconscious rebellion against popular cult...

  • 4 years ago | The Basics

    What are they? Immortalized by Dr. Hannibal Lector in the Oscar-winning film Silence of the Lambs, these fat, light green legumes are one of the oldest cultivated plants in civilization, and they're currently in season. Coming in a pod that's arou...

  • 4 years ago | Wine Time

    Part of the Clos du Bois Spring Collection 2011, this aromatic Riesling reminds us of Tinkerbell. The wine and the fairy are both tart and sweet; they're light on their feet; and they share a "green" factor - the wine has a slight green tint and c...

  • 4 years ago | Wine Time

    Oh, sweet nectar of the gods: Malbec. That once-forgotten varietal, making a comeback as a cheap red wine, with plenty of depth, that happens to be a pretty good deal in most cases, is the total package - the Angelina Jolie of the wine world, perh...