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pros and cons of high fructose corn syrup
Corn
Nicky Ellis

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup & What Are Its Pros & Cons?

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) has been around since 1970, when it was introduced as an inexpensive cane or beet sugar alternative. This sweetener is made of corn that has been milled into corn starch and then broken down to create corn syrup, which is mostly made of glucose. In this form, the product is

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what goes with corn on the cob
Corn
Nicky Ellis

What Goes With Corn On The Cob & How Can You Prepare It?

In the summertime, we like to grill all kinds of goodies outdoors, including corn on the cob, but grilling isn’t your only option when it comes to pairing corn with other foods. There are so many great ways to serve this summertime and autumn classic. Your imagination and taste buds are really your only limitations

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classic corn on the cob with butter
Corn
Nicky Ellis

How To Make Canned Corn Better?

Canned corn is good for adding to dishes, and it can be good on its own with the right handling and a few simple additions. Canned corn is one of the canned veggies that is actually fairly close to fresh in texture and taste, if you prepare it correctly. One thing you definitely do not

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is high fructose corn syrup good or bad
Corn
Nicky Ellis

How To Tell If Corn On Cob Is Bad?

Corn is both a vegetable and a grain, so it’s a little controversial as natural foods go. Is it healthy to eat corn on the cob? This is a decision that must be determined on a case-by-case basis. Some people have trouble digesting corn, so they should not eat it. Others digest it fine but

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always eat corn when it’s fresh
Corn
Nicky Ellis

How Do You Store Fresh Corn On The Cob?

When you grow your own corn, you may find yourself with a lot more than you can eat quickly. This is unfortunate because as soon as you pick corn, the sugar in it begins converting into starch. In this article, we describe the best ways to refrigerate or freeze corn on the cob to enjoy

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how to tell if goat cheese has gone bad
Goat
Nicky Ellis

Everything You Need To Know About Goat Cheese

Cheese made from goats’ milk is surprisingly tasty and generally better for you than cheese made from cows’ milk. Goat milk cheese contains fats that are smaller and easier to digest, as well as less sodium and less lactose than cows’ milk cheese. In this article, we describe and discuss goats’ milk cheese and provide

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when to start milking a goat after kidding
Goat
Nicky Ellis

How Soon Should You Begin Milking Your Goat After Kidding?

When a female goat has freshened (given birth) how soon can you begin milking her to supply your own family’s dairy needs or to improve the dairy production of your farm business? The answer to this question varies depending on a number of factors. In this article, we explore these variables and provide sound advice

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how to trim overgrown goat hooves
Goat
Nicky Ellis

How To Trim Overgrown Goat Hooves?

When you have goats, it can be difficult to keep up with regular hoof trimming and care, but it’s important to make this chore a priority. Goats’ hooves should be trimmed a minimum of once every ten weeks. Intervals of six-to-eight weeks are preferable. Overgrown hooves can cause pain, injury and illness. Goats with painful

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difference between lamb and goat meat
Goat
Nicky Ellis

What Is The Difference Between Lamb And Goat Meat?

Sheep and goats are both members of the Bovidae family, and they have a great deal in common. These herbivorous, hooved mammals are ruminants and share many behaviors. The meat of goats and sheep is also somewhat similar; although, the meat of mature sheep is much oilier and has a stronger taste than that of

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how long does it take to milk a cow
Cattle
Nicky Ellis

What Happens If You Don’t Milk A Cow?

If you have a cow, do you have to milk it every day? What happens if you don’t? Do cows need to be milked? Will a cow die if not milked? The answer to these questions depends on a number of different factors. In this article, we explore those factors and explain what happens if

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can sheep swim
Sheep
Nicky Ellis

[Explained] Can Sheep Swim At All?

Although sheep don’t much seem to like being in water, they do need to be kept near an ample source of fresh water. Like all animals, they need to have plenty of good, clear water to drink to survive and thrive. For reasons that may include safety, sheep seem to prefer to drink still water

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will sheep drink from running water
Sheep
Nicky Ellis

Will Sheep Drink From Running Water?

Although many people think of sheep as being stupid, the fact is, they are pretty smart. Consider the behavior of wild sheep, such as Bighorns. They are known to be crafty, elusive and difficult to hunt. Recent studies have shown that sheep are able to recognize peoples’ faces and identify multiple individual members of their

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