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Bulgur Wheat a Quick Cooking Form of Whole Wheat

bulgur wheatBulgur (also Burghul, bulghur, burghul or bulgar) is a cereal made from whole wheat.    It is common in European, Middle Eastern, and Indian cuisine.

The advantage of bulgur wheat is that is shortens your cooking times because it only needs to be re-hydrated rather than cooked.  The disadvantage is that it only stores reliability for about 6 months.

Bulgur can be used in pilafs, soups, bakery goods, or as stuffing.  In breads, it adds a whole grain component.  Its high nutritional value makes it a good substitute for rice or couscous. Bulgur wheat is often used as a cereal with milk and sugar in parts of India.  …

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Greens in Your Salad or For Cooking

I was planting some things in the garden and realized that I didn’t have anything new to try.  We eat a lot of salads during the summer and I like to jazzy it up for taste.  Last year we tried Arugula lettuce.  We loved the different flavor in our salads, but you can also use it as a green vegetable.  You can sauté with onion, garlic, and a little olive oil or place it under cooked fish on your plate for a nice tangy taste.

Arugula consists of vibrant green leaves attached to a pale creamy green hued stem.  The leaves are lobed and can be harvested when young and mild in flavor or when fully mature at 3 or 4 inches in length. …

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