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MADE WITH SPICELY: Kickin' Pickles

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  This month’s MADE WITH SPICELY feature is Kickin’ Pickles. Kickin’ Pickles is a family owned pickle company; family matriach Grandma Jean had an amazing German pickle recipe that everybody wanted! The company grows their own cucumbers and jalapenos and try to use organic ingredients (if available) for their products. The result is a healthy and naturally gluten-free product line that ranges from their popular Jalapeno Bread and Butter pickles to Habanero Pickled Eggs. Kickin’ Pickle products are available at various grocery stores and farmer’s market in the Eugene, Oregon area.

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National Popcorn Month

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It’s National Popcorn Month! Americans eat about 16 million quarts a year of this delicious snack - that’s about 51 quarts per person! Here’s some popcorn trivia for you to get your celebration on: The earliest recorded use of corn is for popping! Historical Spaniard accounts state that popcorn was often used as garlands and crowns for Aztec ceremonies, as well as for snacking. The oldest ears of popcorn were found in Bat Cave, New Mexico in the 1940s. It was dated to be 4000 years old and 2 inches long! Popcorn consumption dropped in the 1950s when home televisions...

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Moroccan Mint Tea

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In Morocco, tea is a way of life. People drink tea all day. If you have a guest, you serve tea as a sign of hospitality - and as a guest, one should never refuse. The art of tea can range anywhere from a mundane occurrence to something ceremonial. Gunpowder tea and spearmint leaves are steeped in a pot, swished around so that the flavors fully bloom. Sugar is added but milk is not, and then served in ornate glasses. Moroccan tea is one of the earliest examples of globalization. In the 1850s, a British merchant arrived with gunpowder tea...

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