Artichokes were first introduced to the US in the 17th century by Spanish and French immigrants.
Squeaky Clean Leeks
Leeks have dirt in between - even if you can't see it. Before using, soak in water or wash in between the layers.
Freeze Your Tomato Paste
If you only need a little tomato paste at a time, try freezing the can and slicing off what you need! No more waste.
Better Tasting Greens
Don't be bitter! Try soaking greens like kale and arugula in ice water to reduce bitterness.