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The Many Ways to Say, “Let’s Eat!” in English Posted by on Sep 16, 2021

When it’s time to eat, what do you say? Letting family, friends, roommates, and anyone else know that a meal is ready may be one of the most common things we do every day. Granted, many of us eat alone. But, assuming that you want to share a meal with someone, that announcement is pretty…

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The Blue Strawberry Turkey Posted by on Nov 19, 2020

Holiday traditions always include food. For Thanksgiving, which is celebrated on the last Thursday in November, the traditional main course is roast turkey. Well, I have a recipe for roast stuffed turkey which I have made for decades. My family and friends agree with me that the results are fantastic. It is, however, a very…

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The Curious Case of the Edible Heirloom Posted by on Aug 21, 2020

I ate an heirloom last night. Actually, I ate quite a few heirlooms, and I would have liked to have eaten more. No, I did not somehow eat some of my grandmother’s jewelry, or my father’s old watch. I ate some tomatoes. But they were unusual, somewhat rare, and not perfectly beautiful. We now have…

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Farm Stands and Farmer’s Markets Posted by on Jun 13, 2019

A sure sign of summer, and one of the best things about the season, is a farm stand. Like everything else which goes dark and quiet during the cold months, the reemergence of a local farm stand is greeted with smiles and excitement by many. Fresh vegetables, fruit, plants, and flowers appear near the side…

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The Vending Machine Vocabulary Posted by on Jul 6, 2018

Ah, the vending machine! Let us sing the praises of this staple of the office lunchroom, lobby, or dining hall. They may dispense snacks, cold drinks, hot drinks, frozen food, healthy treats, sandwiches, or candy. In the United States, you will also find vending machines in hotels and motels, laundromats, schools, cinemas, hospitals and clinics…

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What’s for Dinner? (ESL Dinner Vocabulary) Posted by on Jun 12, 2018

ESL Dinner Vocabulary

What do Americans like to eat for dinner? Well, there’s no easy answer! There are lots of options for dinner, whether you cook at home or go out to eat. An American dinner typically consists of a main course and a few side items (and maybe desert). Come into the kitchen with us as we…

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American Dinner Food Posted by on Jun 5, 2018

American Dinner Food

We’ve already taken a look at what Americans eat for breakfast and lunch. Now it’s time to see what’s for dinner. In this post we’ll learn about some common American dinner food. First let’s learn about when and where Americans like to have dinner. At Home or Out? For many Americans, the biggest question around…

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